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Student Guide to using Google Classroom

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GREAT LINKS TO REVISE FOR YOUR EXAMS …

For Unfamiliar Text:

Start with this quiz…

http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=poetic-devices-quiz_1&user_name=I

Now try this one …

http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=poetry-figurative-language&user_name=I

More resources for unfamiliar text:

http://www.studyit.org.nz/subjects/english/english1/3/

http://www.studyit.org.nz/communicate/viewtopic.php?t=14721

http://www.s-cool.co.uk/a-level/english-literature/unseen-poetry-a-single-poem

http://www.englishbiz.co.uk/mainguides/poetrythesis.htm

Writing an Essay – general

http://www.englishbiz.co.uk/mainguides/analysis.htm

Writing a visual text essay

http://www.studyit.org.nz/subjects/english/english1/2/

http://www.englishbiz.co.uk/downloads/filmanalysis.pdf

Writing a written text essay (novel or short story)

http://www.studyit.org.nz/subjects/english/english1/1/

 

 

Using ‘A FOREST’ for Formal Writing

Here is a very useful link:

EXCELLENT SHORT STORY EXAMPLES

500 Words:

 

Carousel

http://www.flash500.com/index_files/fpfq15.htm

A lesson in horticulture

http://www.flash500.com/index_files/fpfq2104.htm

This site generally has some good stories. Read through some past winners and notice the structure of the plot, the characters, and how the stories ‘show, not tell’ you what is going on.

 

 

Short history of April Fool’s Day

Best April Fools from the past

http://hoaxes.org/aprilfool/P90

NZQA Level 1 Static Image link to exemplars 2015

Here is the link which takes you to the NZQA website and this particular internal assessment.

http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/assets/qualifications-and-standards/qualifications/ncea/NCEA-subject-resources/English/90855/90855-EXP.pdf