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Complete your PowerPoint Presentations on the topic provided. You will be marked into one of three categories based on the quality and quantity of your slideshow:
5 slidesSome imagesSome transitionsSilver
6-7 slidesAn image on each slideTransitions on each slideRelevant text contentGold
8+ slidesA relevant and well-positioned image on each slideSimilar transitions between all slidesRelevant text content (not copied and pasted)High standard
This week you should be practicing the Week 9 spellings.
Write a poem about an animal of your choice, based on 'The Tyger'.
Your poem must include 3 quatrains and rhyming couplets.
Your poem can either be handwritten or typed.
You have two weeks to learn the spellings of the word in Week 7 and 8 on the spelling sheet. They are:
Learn the following spellings for next lesson:
31. Au revoir! - Goodbye!
32. mais - but
33. le prix - price, prize
34. le mot - word
35. la table - table
36. le sac - bag
37. content - pleased, happy
38. méchant - naughty
39. calme - calm
40. malade - ill, sick
Learn the last ten words on the spelling bee list. Test on Wednesday 6th November.
41 jeune - young
42 amusant - amusing, entertaining
43 intelligent - intelligent
44 aimable - nice, kind
45 une chose - a thing
46 avoir - to have / having
47 a - has
48 une idée - an idea
49 un animal - an animal
50 aussi - also
HOMEWORK DUE 4th November, 2019
Create AT LEAST THREE self portrait photographs inspired by Roy Lichtenstein and the ‘Spots and Stripes’ project.
Be as creative as you can! Remember to try and connect this to your chosen Roy Lichtenstein study.
This can be done on your camera phone, a digital camera or other source! Print them out in COLOUR- we will mount these on your board.
If you cannot print- email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Complete the Task 1 Audience and Purpose Worksheet document from the lesson on 6th November 2019.
This must be e-mailed to email@example.com before next week's lesson.
Revise all notes and worksheets from session. You will have an End of Unit test in your session after the half term holiday.
JLT Your test is on Monday 4th November
CEH Your test is on Wednesday 6th November
No spelling homework for this week.
Please continue to practise your chosen poem for your recital on Wednesday 18th December.
You should go through your exercise book and make all necessary corrections. Also, respond to module and marking comments.
•Write down 5 adjectives to describe Shylock
•Using a thesaurus, find 5 better synonyms for your word.
Eg - Shylock is evil --> malevolent
Complete your reading at home. You should complete at least half an hour if you have a separate task as well. Details of this reading should be entered on to your homework reading log. If this is full, or if you lose it, please write on paper what you have read and you can transfer it on to a new homework reading log next lesson.
Consider the characters of Shylock and Antonio. Choose one of these and produce a poster to represent their position in the court case. Choose quotes from throughout the play to support ideas. You can choose quotes from different characters as well. This can be produced by hand on A4 paper or on the computer. You can access the whole text at this website: http://shakespeare.mit.edu/merchant/full.html
Practice week 7 spellings. Read and respond to module comment in the front of your books.
Complete the task started in lesson relating to the question: How is Shylock presented in Act 4, Scene 1?
Find quotations that support the following statements:
1. Shakespeare presents Shylock as being passionate for justice.
2. Shakespeare presents Shylock as demanding.
3. Shakespeare presents Shylock as determined.
You should annotate each quote to show any techniques/effects created, Consider the language used and explore any connotations. You could try to write a paragraph for each using the example given in class as a model to work from.
Complete your homework reading log to account for the reading you undertake out of school. If you lose this, please write details down on paper and transfer on to a new reading log in lesson next week.
You should spend time learning/rehearsing your chosen poem from your anthology. The more you practice, the easier you will find the actual recital which is taking place during the lesson on Wednesday 18th December. This will be assessed and so you must be well prepared.
Spelling and definitions to learn are: 1. Abandon (v) 2. Arbitrary (adj) 3. Complement (n) 4. Denote (v) 5. Exhibit (v) 6. Induce (v) 7. Minimise (v) 8. Predominant (adj) 9. Revise (v) 10. Uniform (n)
If you lose your sheet, you should do this task on paper.
Have a lovley half term break.
As usual you have spellings to practice and learn the definitions of.
Half term homework! (Due the first lesson back)
As revision you have to complete a social media storyboard for the first three acts.
Your storyboard should be from ONE characters Instagram account and should tell the story so far. Divide a piece of paper into AT LEAST six squares to work in. That means one A4/3 piece of paper divided into six sections.
Feel free to print off a relevant image or draw it yourself. Images should link to an event and be accompanied by relevant captions and hashtags. If you don't know social media very well, a standard storyboard will do. The play can be found online if you want a particular quotation, if you just need a recap there are plenty of sources for recaps also (SparkNotes [works better on Google Chrome], Shakespeare.org.uk/Merchant-Venice).
You should complete 90 minutes of reading before next lesson. This should be recorded on your homework reading log. If you lose your reading log, or if it is full, please record on paper and you can transfer details on to a new log next lesson.
Make sure all of your corrections are completed and all marking comments responded to.
Have a lovely half term break.
Here are all the spelling bee words you have learnt.
1 être - to be / being
2 est - is
3 français - French
4 anglais - English
5 petit - small
6 grand - big
7 je - I
8 il - he
9 aimer - to like / liking
10 aime - likes
11 et - and
12 elle - she
13 non - no
14 oui - yes
15 Bonjour! - Hello!
16 Salut! - Hi!
17 Je suis…- I am, I'm…
18 Et tu? - And you?
19 Comment dit-on …? - How do you say?
20 Je ne sais pas - I don't know
21 encore - again
22 Je ne comprends pas - I don't understand
23 faux - false
24 vrai - true
25 présent - present
26 absent - absent
27 ça va? - how is it going?
28 bien - well, good
29 mal - badly
30 merci - thank you
31 Au revoir! - Goodbye!
32 mais - but
33 le prix - price, prize
34 le mot - word
35 la table - table
36 le sac - bag
37 content - pleased, happy
38 méchant - naughty
39 calme - calm
40 malade - ill, sick
WHAT YOU NEED TO REVISE:
You will be tested on:
•Reasons for war, including greed, self-defence and retaliation
•The just war theory, including the criteria for a just war
•Nuclear weapons, including nuclear deterrence
•The use of weapons of mass destruction
Create 2 Pinterest board which represent 2 chosen GSCE themes, these will then be discussed during a tutorial with your class teacher. Your board should include inspirational imagery/ photography and artist works that relate to the theme title.
Once you have confirmed your GSCE thematic title with your class teacher, you will need to print 20-30 images from your pinterest board. Your images should be printed in colour, you can do this by creating a powerpoint of images of different sizes. Ensure your print-out are of a high quality, this can be done at home or in the library.
Using your SurveyMonkey web link, ask at least 10 different individuals to complete your survey online in preparation for next weeks lesson. After your survey has been completed, you will need to identify the results of your survey to allow you to move to the next step in the design of your digital product.
More survey responses will allow for more accurate results.
Create and submit the following program using Python:
Write a program that asks the user for a sentence.
The program should output the number of letter 'a's in the sentence.
The program should count the total number of vowels in the sentence.
The output should be in a sensible format.
The program generates a separate count of each vowel in the sentence (in a sensible format)
The user input is validated such that, if they enter an empty string they are told that they must type some letters.
Complete your reading at home and fully enter details on your homework reading log. If you lose this, make a note on paper and transfer this on to a new homework reading log in the lesson next week. You should be completing at least 45 minutes of reading out of school.
Continue to prepare for your poetry recital which will take place during the last lesson of term.
A token of love:
Write a description of the handkerchief. Focus on what the handkerchief represents. Think about using your 5 senses to bring the handkerchief to life!
Write from the perspective of Othello when he gives the handkerchief to Desdemona
Complete the tasks relating to 'Ulysses' which you started during the lesson.
Re-read the first 32 lines of the poem.
In this section, we learn a lot about Ulysses’ attitude towards his occupation, his people and his life experiences. He shows discontentment towards his current situation.
Copy and annotate the following quotations in detail:
1.‘Match’d with an aged wife, I mete and dole unequal laws unto a savage race, that hoard, and sleep, and feed, and know not me.’
2.‘And drunk delight of battle with my peers, far on the ringing plains of windy Troy. I am a part of all that I have met’
3.‘And this gray spirit yearning in desire to follow knowledge like a sinking star, beyond the utmost bound of human thought.’
Consider the connotations of words, techniques used by the poet and your own impressions of Ulysses.
Complete reading at home. A record of this should be kept on your homework reading log. If you lose this, please make a note of what you have read on paper and you can transfer details on to a new homework reading log next week.
The poet uses both heroic and arrogant language to display Ulysses’ dislike of home and his yearning to travel/adventure. Using your notes and annotations from today's lesson, write 2 paragraphs that answer the following question:
To what extent do you believe that Ulysses is a hero?
You must provide evidence for and against him being heroic, and make a final judgement on his character.
Using your notes and the Sparknotes website, complete the worksheet on Iago's manipulation.
•The name of the character[s] who have become involved the plan and are being manipulated by Iago.
•How these characters are being manipulated.
As Sparknotes doesn't always identify the location of the scenes, you should look at:
Complete your homework reading and reading log. If you lose this, or if it is full, please write details on paper and transfer these onto a new homework reading log which I can issue you with next lesson.
Access the text of the play online and add key quotes which relate to Iago's manipulative behaviour throughout the play.
You can access it here: http://shakespeare.mit.edu/othello/full.html
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