Hopefully you all have bought a copy of the text now. However if you don’t a link to an online copy is below.
- Read Stave 3 of A Christmas Carol.
- You will be tested on your understanding of this after half term.
To help you, here is a link to an online revision guide.
Your task is to re-read An Inspector Calls. You will be tested on your knowledge of this after half term in preparation for your mock examinations in November.
If you do not have your own copy of the text, we strongly advise you to get one. However there is a copy here:
Mrs. Cullis’s Classes Learning Homework for Wednesday 18th October
YEAR 11 Learn these quotations which all link to witches and their language.
- ‘Thrice the brindled cat hath mew’d’
- ‘Cool it with a baboon’s blood
- Then the charm is firm and good.’
- ‘’By the pricking of my thumbs,
- Something evil this way comes;’
- ‘You secret, black and midnight hags’
YEARS 9 and 10:
Learn the following quotations which are from Stave Three and about the Spirit of Christmas Present:
- ’The walls and ceiling were so hung with living green’.
- ‘A mighty blaze went roaring up the chimney’.
- ‘A glowing torch, not unlike Plenty’s horn.’
- ‘It was clothed in one simple green robe…bordered with white fur’.
- ‘Its capacious breast was bare’.
- ‘Its feet…were also bare.’
- ‘Its dark brown curls were long and free’.
- ‘ its genial face, its sparkling eyes, its open hand, its cheery voice, its unconstrained demeanour, and its joyful air’
- ‘in easy state upon this couch there sat a jolly giant’
YEAR 8BX Learn these spellings (and their meanings) from ‘Animal Farm’.
- ‘bullets smacking the belly out of the air’
- ‘His blood shadow stays on the street’
- ‘my stomach busy making tucks, darts, pleats’
- ‘of running children in a nightmare heat’
- ‘might fly our lives like paper kites’
- ‘They accuse me… They accuse me’
- ‘Dem tell me what they want to tell me’
- ‘which had been the better way to die’
Learn these, know which poem they’re from and be able to tell me about their meanings.
Due Fri 13th Oct
‘ External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge’
‘No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill him’
‘Secret, and self contained and solitary as an oyster’
‘ I will live in the past, the present, and the future’