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Year 12 - 26 March 2015

Year 12, the work you should be doing this week is as follows:

1. Complete the paper we started in class on Thursday last week ( 86 more words


An Inspector Calls

There are loads of great revision resources on the internet for every text you have studied this year.

Although this blog is obviously a great place to start, make sure you’re also using revision books, your notes and other sites too. 78 more words


Building an Interpretive Essay

I’ve found this to be one of the most helpful activities for getting students to include context for their own essay. I created it after I noticed many students tend to get the “context for the text” part down, but struggle because they believe anything additional they add comes off as “opinion” rather than interpretation. 405 more words


Sunday Book-Thought 22

The author who is always free to continue to revise is also free by an act of will to close the process of revision, which he does by publishing or otherwise leaving the text. 39 more words


The birth of a word

Another brilliant TED talk!

MIT researcher Deb Roy wanted to understand how his infant son learned language — so he wired up his house with videocameras to catch every moment (with exceptions) of his son’s life, then parsed 90,000 hours of home video to watch “gaaaa” slowly turn into “water.” (In a rush? 18 more words


Revision Overview #17

Sakon came to visit. He takes great pictures in between pilfering people’s pockets.

… I should go check if that’s all he took.


The wimp who would be writer

I’ve been immersed
in the worst

kind of writing.

The kind
that mazes mind.

Forced to dredge,
lean over the edge.
No net,
no ledge… 97 more words