Monthly Archives: June 2011

Yr 8: Autobiography and Biography

Definitions: Definition: is a recount or story on your life or somebody else’s that focuses mainly on them. Biography: a recount or account written by someone else about a person’s life Autobiography: a recount or account of a person’s own…

Yr 8: Writing Expositions

After doing various exercises to analyse the plot, characters and themes, you can introduce the student to writing all of this up in an exposition (essay) form. What is a theme? A theme is an idea or topic expanded in…

Yr 8: Novel Study Exercises

Following on from the Yr 7: Novel Study Exercises I posted up, here are a set for a Year 8 level. The underlined activities in each section are compulsory. You must also choose one other activity from each section below.…

Yr 7: Novel Study Exercises

Here are some general exercises which can be applied to any novel. Specifically, my novel was Babe and that is why some of the exercises relate to animals. However, depending on the subject of your novel, you can adapt these…

Yr 7 Poetry Study: Stanzas

A stanza is a verse or a paragraph of poetry. Fill in the lines below. Try to make the lines rhyme and have rhythm. Rhyme is when words have the same sound eg. true and blue Rhythm is the beat…