I have made a short video on Loom to help students approaching Edexcel IGCSE write clear essays to the criteria for success in English Literature. It is focused on OMAM, but the ideas are relevant to all. https://www.loom.com/share/80db88d9b0b941fdb33bf03aa686fc7a Read More …
Obviously anyone could use this slide deck, but it is structured to explore typical Edexcel IGCSE questions. A video of the lecture will follow. i-have-a-dreamDownload https://videopress.com/v/bzbaxSMK?preloadContent=metadata Read More "On Dreams in OMAM, for Edexcel IGCSE"
With some members of my Yr 11 class isolating, this lesson was recorded in order to help them access work from home.... we consider Dreams and Candy. The MS Whiteboard https://videopress.com/v/6olsVbC7?preloadContent=metadata Read More "OMAM essay planning 2 – whiteboard planning"
Another visualiser lesson supporting distance learning. This one looks at the second half of part 2 - the way in which sympathy is generated for CW and the human response to the tragedy. https://videopress.com/v/eUHSqlcR?preloadContent=metadata Read More "OMAM section 5 part 2…"
This is here to help my remote y11s to access the lesson. All can use it, but remember it is a live lesson with real students involved... https://videopress.com/v/ssLKK8Yn?preloadContent=metadata Read More "OMAM section 5 – visualiser lesson covering death of CW"
A short video focused on techniques in writing an Elit essay around character. I am using Curley in OMAM here. https://videopress.com/v/hB7Ex8rA?preloadContent=metadata Read More "Essay planning for character: what is the significance of…?"
Year 11, please find the lesson from this morning here. I hope it helps. Sorry for the muddled opening when I'd forgotten how to use Teams. https://videopress.com/v/TNhlIEYk?preloadContent=metadata Read More "OMAM section 3 – companionship and dreams"
A short post based on Steinbeck's letter to the actress portraying Curley's Wife in a stage production of OMAM. This should be taken alongside my lecture on the topic of CW. Steinbeck’s Letter To Claire LuceLos Gatos Dear Miss Luce:Annie …
A video presentation on LOOM which covers much ground that I have covered before in these pages: 'to know Curley's Wife is to love her.' On Loom Read More "On Curley’s Wife"
One of the many joys of teaching Of Mice and Men is being able to engage in discussion all around characters due to Steinbeck's masterly 360 degree characterisations. Curley's Wife is a victim of gender oppression, and yet she is …