Category Archives: Uncategorized
Really good line by line notes on the poem from Selkirk High School
Power Point on theme and message
“In the Snack Bar” annotations
“In the Snack Bar” tasks
The audio of the poem and a biography about Edwin Morgan can be found here http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/resources/e/edwinmorganpoems/audio.asp
A link to another teacher blog who has taught this poem: http://mrcrawford-englishclass.blogspot.co.uk/2010/12/in-snack-bar-by-edwin-morgan-poemnotes.html
For Monday 1/10/2012.
Everyone in has class has been assigned one of the main characters from The Cone Gatherers.
Callum Neil Duror Lady Runcie Campbell
For your character you are to create a character profile. This is when you gather all the information that makes up their important features and traits. If you wish, you can do this in the form of a facebook profile page to which I will attach a link to below.
The point of this exercise is to make sure we have a good clear idea of each of the main characters, what they are like and what there role is in the novel. Characterisation is of course an important feature to be able to discuss in the Higher critical essay.
In your profile you should try to include as much important information about your character as possible and back up all your information with quotes from the text – this is really important.
What kind of information should you include?
Name, approx age and physical description, personality traits, important and revealing quotes, ambitions, wants and desires, likes and dislikes, family ties etc. Just remember – everything must be backed up by evidence from the text!
Just thought I’d write a post to let you all know that Ray Bradbury died on tuesday night. He was 91 years old and one of the most celebrated science fiction writers of all times.
While I was researching Chernobyl I stumbled across some photos of graffiti that has been done in the abandoned city. I thought it bears a spooky resemblance to the silhouettes in ‘There Will Come Soft Rains’ so I thought I would post some photos. I don’t know if anyone knows who the artist is nevermind if they are familiar with Bradbury’s story but here they are:
Key Points to Remember