Yr 8

The Concept of “Irony”

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What is irony? Irony can be defined as the use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning. In a simpler explanation, irony is the opposite of what is expected. There are three types of irony: Verbal/rhetorical irony:…

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.…