All posts by Renee Plunkett

Teacher of English at Mount Aspiring College, Wanaka, New Zealand.

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3.7 Significant Connections

Below are the task, an exciting instructional video and some planning assistance to help you through this task.   The Task   Instructional Video feat. Mrs. Plunkett   Planning and Structure Help   Aristotle’s Poetics  

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Citizen Kane- After the Viewing

Below are some articles that will help you to reflect on Citizen Kane as a tragedy. Citizen Kane: A Very American Tragedy The “Milk” of Orson Welles: Citizen Kane As Shakespearean Tragedy   It may seem odd

Study Help!

As we approach school exams (and NCEA Externals), it is wise to begin revising some of the content we have covered this year. Below are the last three years of exam papers for the 3.1

3.5- Speaking Assessment

Below is the assessment task for your speaking assessment that will be taking place this term. While you will have some time to work on your speech writing in class, it would be wise to

3.4 Writing Portfolio Task 2

  The links below will take you to lists of cinematography techniques. Make sure you are not using language for the sake of using language and that the terminology you are selecting is correct. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinematic_techniques

Additional Reading Material

I encourage all of you to pick another tragedy to read over the break and the coming term. This will help you to solidify and expand the breadth of your knowledge about the genre. You

Gladiator- After the First Viewing and Beyond

Following our first viewing of Gladiator, use the points below to make notes about key aspects of the film. Initially, you should make only brief notes about moments in the film that you will look more in-depth

The Genre of Tragedy

Below is the power point of points about Tragedy and Aristotle’s definition of the genre we have been discussing over the last couple of weeks in class.

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King Lear- Recommended Readings

Below is a selection of reading material that supports many of the ideas being discussed in our Level 3 classroom. I have broken them into “Must Read” texts and “Suggested Reads”. Must Read Texts The Psychology

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