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Revision Session – Saturday

Revision Session – Saturday

Hey all. Our final revision session together will be this Saturday in preparation for your English Language examination. It will run from 9am-12pm and will cover all that you need for the two hours and fifteen minutes of non-fiction madness that is your final English exam. Hope to see you all there. Sustenance in the […]

Exam Time!

Exam Time!

Good luck in the next couple of weeks! Well done for all the hard work you have been doing in preparation for these exams. There will be more revision sessions on Thursday and Saturday. Meanwhile if you have any questions about tomorrow’s exam or anything you need help with, feel free to email me: sturner@nautical.lambeth.sch.uk

Preparation for your assessment!

Preparation for your assessment!

Look here for a list of ideas of tasks and resources which will help you to prepare for your controlled assessment. Resources Spark Notes: http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/shrew/ Free Online copy of the play: http://shakespeare.mit.edu/taming_shrew/full.html  Guardian article about the play: http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2012/jan/17/taming-of-the-shrew-rsc   Tasks Try to watch as many performances and adaptations as possible. When you watch these consider how they […]

The Taming of the Shrew Re-told

The Taming of the Shrew Re-told

It is important to be exposed to as many different presentations of the play as possible as this will give you a wealth of resources to draw on when you are writing about the play and how it is/was performed. We started to watch the BBC modern adaptation of ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ in […]

Taming the Shrew – plot and character

Taming the Shrew – plot and character

Exploring the quotations about Katherine/Katherina/Kate and an analysis of cast pictures in more detail led to an interesting discussion about the potential plot. It was interesting that in discussion of Katherine’s unwillingness to marry, we came across some stereotypical views of women. There was also some interest and confusion about the social context of the […]

Extended research: Due Monday 24th Septe...

Extended research: Due Monday 24th September 2012

Right all – here is your first homework task! Homework is a fantastic opportunity to develop your independent learning and to think, read and write without the time restrictions of a lesson. This task is a research project, which should result in a project folder (either electronic or physical) containing your interpretation of the research […]

 
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