Monthly Archives: November 2016

Year 10: COLB close analysis

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Excellent discussion in class today.  Well done.  Have a look at this analysis, and see what you think:

close-analysis-of-colb

 

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Year 9: COLB hmwk due 29.11.16

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Charge of the Light Brigade:

Information about the Crimean War:

  1. Map: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/battles/crimea/popup/modernmap.htm
  2. Crimean war summary: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/battles/crimea/
  3. Charge of the Light Brigade summary: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/battles/crimea/charge.htm

Watch these clips to remind you of the poem.

Film version of the charge: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1h4e8llcfQQ

Version of the poem to listen to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzCOL6ewpPw

 

Year 9 homework due 28.11.16

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Watch this to consolidate your understanding of the poem:

LEARNING TRAIL:

http://www.bl.uk/learning/langlit/poetryperformance/browning/josephinehart/aboutbrowning.html

http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/browning/analysis.html

http://www.gradesaver.com/robert-browning-poems/study-guide/summary-my-last-duchess

Also look up:

Porphyria’s Lover
The Laboratory