These are flip chart explorations of key elements of Narayan’s short story: A Hero. My students will be downloading them from this site… feel free to use for critique or other purposes:
The focus here is on the relationship between Swami and his father:
Here the boys are looking at the Ideas behind the story – even British Values… I was very pleased to see this unexpected treat:
The language used: More needs ot be done at this stage to clarify the change in tone between the narrative and the description of the “nightmare”…
Now, the women:
A short powerpoint to engage specifically in setting in this short story from Part 2 of the IGCSE anthology for Edexcel.
and my original ppt from 2012…
Today I covered for a colleague currently under canvas near Buxton. His Year 9 group were a revelation. I decided to do a semi Socratic circle discussion of Auden’s Refugee Blues and discovered that the activity was a novelty for them. I explained what I wanted, rattled through Edexcel IGCSE S+L assessment criteria and gave them a few minutes to prepare.
Then I said that I would record the event!
This is the outcome. I think they were brilliant and have produced something that might be used a as a revision tool or as an entry discussion activity. I hope you enjoy it, and would welcome feedback. They had no notes for this, only copies of their anthologies.
9S discuss Refugee Blues: 150702_001
A quick powerpoint to discuss a possible essay plan for Owen’s Disabled as part of the Edexcel IGCSE anthology B.
I have added a screencast link to help with study at home:
A short powerpoint to help with writing analysis – the ideas are quite straightforward and are designed to start discussion rather than to act as the finished article.
zooming into disabled
Yr 10 have been working on the Edexcel Certificate anthology B poems and these 7 slides are some of their annotations for these two poems. Feel free to take a look. They should be logging on to download and save!