Da non perdere Compito autentico: costruisci un tuo sito web su un argomento a piacere. Proponiamo questo lavoro ad alunni dai 9 ai 18 anni. La tecnica è molto intuitiva. Per adeguare il contenuto all'età basta modificare le richieste specifiche della checklist. Beautiful Illustrated Plotting Of Fiction Genres The world of fiction is one that is only limited by your own imagination. There are endless possibilities for stories to head in one direction or another, but this excellent poster from Pop Chart Labs investigates the links between myriad genres and the famous books that define them. It's entitled A Plotting Of Fiction Genres, it's available to buy as an 18" x 24" poster for $29 (£18.80) From soft-boiled mystery to quantum highbrow, take a look at the image below and browse your way round the fascinating world of literary fiction. Click on the image to see a larger version. (Image: Pop Chart Lab)
7 Things You Didn’t Know About Charles Dickens - History in the Headlines Born on February 7, 1812, novelist Charles Dickens, famous for his gritty, engrossing and comical depictions of life in Victorian England. Wildly popular in his lifetime and widely read today, Dickens is remembered not only for the vivid characters he created but also for the intriguing life he led. Explore seven facts about “The Inimitable,” as he playfully called himself, below. For extra credit, see if you can match up each Dickensian quote with its source. “I am born.” Born in 1812 to middle-class parents in the English city of Portsmouth, Charles Dickens—like several of his protagonists—entered the workforce at a young age.
Psychology and ELT – Story-Generating Activities ‘Getting learners to do what comes naturally to them’ Geometric Thriller: Look at the screen below. What do you see inside the frame? Well, clearly, there is an open box and three geometric shapes: a large triangle, a smaller one and a small circle. What happens however if these shapes start moving about?
Welcome to Italy: this is what a real immigration crisis looks like Let us suppose that along the coast of Normandy up to one million non-EU migrants are waiting to be packed like sardines in small unseaworthy vessels and to cross the English Channel. Let us suppose that first the Royal Navy, then the navies of a dozen other EU countries, start to search for all such vessels in the Channel right up to the French coast, out into the North Sea and the Atlantic even, and then ferry all the passengers on board to Dover, Folkestone, Hastings, Eastbourne and Brighton in a surreal modern-day never-ending version of the Dunkirk evacuation of 1940. Would the British government agree to take them all? What of the British people? And if they did agree, what would the British government and people do with all the migrants?
Kullervo: Tolkien's fascination with Finland On Thursday JRR Tolkien's early story The Story of Kullervo will be published for the first time. The dark tale reveals that Tolkien's Middle Earth was inspired not only by England and Wales… but also by Finland. "Hapless Kullervo," Tolkien called him. Kullervo, an orphan boy raised into slavery, a tragic hero who commits incest in the dark forests of Karelia and hurls himself on his own blade. GCSE Bitesize - Hamlet These are all the words that William Shakespeare is credited with inventing Logout Despite passing away nearly four centuries ago, William Shakespeare has left an indelible mark on the English language. The likes of Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth have seen Shakespeare regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. While those plays are still widely read and celebrated, the Bard has arguably left a far greater legacy in all the words and phrases that he is credited with inventing, or at least first popularising through his work.