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.
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’.
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’
Year 9/ 10
Quote homework: Learn the quotes for a test on 18/10/2017
1. Father is so much kinder than he used to be, that home’s like Heaven!
2. A solitary child, neglected by his friends, is left there still.
3. There was an eager, greedy, restless motion in the eye, which showed the passion that had taken root.
4.There was a boy singing a Christmas Carol at my door last night. I should like to have given him something.
5. Hilli-ho!” cried old Fezziwig, skipping down from the high desk, with wonderful agility.
Please note that these are due on Tuesday, due to speaking exams next week on Monday and Wednesday.
Homework: For each quotation, learn the quotation and analyse what language is there and how you might link to relevant aspects of context.
- It was a strange figure – like a child: yet not so like a child as like an old man
- Clear jet of light
- A solitary child, neglected by his friends, is left there still
- School – poorly furnished, cold and vast
- I should like to have given him something: that’s all
- No more work tonight. Christmas Eve, Dick. Christmas, Ebeneezer.