11-LITERATURE: Wed 29-April

“Blest, they are truly blest who all their lives
have never tasted devastation. For others, once
the gods have rocked a house to its foundations
the ruin will never cease”- Antigone

The PREP for this week is as follows;

  • Add to ‘W9 plot summaries‘ and ‘W2 ideas and concerns‘ pages
  • Record key quotes to help on plot summaries page
  • W1 evidence characterisation‘ is also a good revision task
  • Have a look at sparknotes or http://www.litcharts.com/lit/antigone/quotes
  • Email EDMOB some sample writing for feedback


12-LITERATURE: Mon 27-April

“Since tragedy is an imitation of persons who are better than average, one should imitate the good portrait”- Aristotle

The PREP this week is as follows;

  • Have a look at sparknotes.com and/or shmoop.com to find out some extra info about the text, which will help you to read and understand it.
  • Finish reading ‘Agamemnon’ and begin taking notes, which will set you up for success in this unit
  • Complete T2W3 pre-readings

Let’s all make a flying start to this AOS make sure that you’ve done everything you can to close out Unit 3 with some success.

EDMOB out.

11-LANGUAGE: Mon 27-April

“I’d hoped the language might come on its own, the way it comes to babies, but people don’t talk to foreigners the way they talk to babies. They don’t hypnotize you with bright objects and repeat the same words over and over, handing out little treats when you finally say ‘potty’.”- David Sedaris

The PREP this week is as follows;

  • Complete task ‘W3- Determinism and relativism’
  • Complete T2 Week 3 pre-readings
  • Complete unfinished scrapbooks

EDMOB out.

11-LANGUAGE: Fri 24-Apr

Hey everyone,

you have you metalanguage test on Monday so revision must be a priority. If you are absent you will need a medical cert.

  • Work on answering questions from pre-readings
  • set up a detailed glossary

Please remember to arrive at least ten minutes early and print out your glossary for use in the test. (if your glossary is not your own work you will not be able to use it during the test.)

12-LITERATURE: Fri 24-Apr

Hi everyone,

The main focus for this weekend is your revision, you have a SAC on Monday:

  • Complete task ‘W9- compare and contrast’
  • Complete task ‘W8- Evidence table’
  • Set up a help sheet (even if you can’t use it)
  • Practice writing and ask for feedback

You should also be:

  • Reading ‘Agamemnon’

Email me if you need anything 🙂

12-LITERATURE: Mon 20-April

‘He knows Pollard. He hates Pollard. Hates everyone, everything, actually, spit going everywhere, you need a riot shield.’ – Fin

Your PREP this week is as follows;

  • Complete ‘W2- Conventions’ from today (it will help you to prepare)
  • Complete revision for SAC
  • Be reading ‘Agamemnon’

See me if you have any questions or need any help 🙂 Email me any time. Be sure to start your revision before Sunday!

EDMOB out.

12-LITERATURE: Mon 13-Apr

‘This is Cromarty, Mate.’ – Hopgood

The PREP this week is as follows;

  • Complete any unfinished PREP tasks and pre-readings
  • Ensure you have read the novel and watched the film
  • Complete ‘W9- comparing and contrasting’ task
  • Complete ‘W1- Narrative point of view’ task
  • Start reading ‘Agamemnon’

It is very important that we start the term well by making sure that you’re up to date with everything to make sure that you are prepared for our second SAC on Monday 27th April.


11-LANGUAGE: Mon 13-Apr

Hi everyone,

the PREP for this week, due on Friday, is as follows;

  • Complete T2week 1 pre-reading
  • Work on glossary (the test isn’t far away…)
  • Complete any unfinished tasks (see holiday PREP post and task from today)

It’s very important that we start this term well by making sure that you’re on top of everything and ready for the ‘AOS 1 metalanguage test’, which will happen in the next couple of weeks.

EDMOB out.