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Set in the lush paradise of the South Seas, Stevenson tells his tales of magic and spirits, where incredible things can happen.
In The Isle of Voices meet Kalamake, the wizard of Molokai, Hawaii, who transforms seashells into dollars! Find out what happens to Keola, who is brutally tricked by Kalamake and escapes to a deserted island, only to find cannibals…
The Beach of Falesà is a thrilling tale of taboos, treachery, devils, island magic and two people who find love.
Good, evil, cannibalism and the macabre intertwine to create two unforgettable stories. While reading remember to note down the difficult words using stickers as we talked and then do the exercises which appear at the end of the chapter using a pencil. There are also some projects to do, if any student decides to do a digital essay, it must be handed in by June 23rd. In your final test, you will be invited to answer some questions related to the stories of this book.

Dossiers:
The History of Money, The Hawaiian Islands and Copra.

Magical-Tales-KEY+TEST

Students of 3ºESO must read the chapter by the following dates:

The Isle of Voices

Chapter 1. “The Wizard of Molokai”. Monday 3rd March

Chapter 2. “The Sea of the Dead”. Monday 10th March

Dossier 1. “The History of Money”. Monday 17th March

Chapter 3. “Keola Escapes”. Monday 24th March

Chapter 4. “The Isle of Voices”. Monday 31st March

Chapter 5. “The Battle with the Invisible Enemy”. Monday 7th April

Chapter 6. “Back in Molokai”. Tuesday 22nd April

Dossier 2. “The Eight Islands”. Thursday 24th April

The Beach of Falesá

Chapter 1. “The Marriage”. Monday 28th April

Chapter 2. “The Taboo”. Monday 5th May

Dossier 3. “Copra”. Monday 12th May

Chapter 3. “The Missionary”. Monday 19th May

Chapter 4. “The Devil”. Monday 26th May

 

mohicans

Adventure

The year is 1757. The English and the French are at war in North America. Two sisters – Cora and Alice – want to visit their father, General Munro. They begin their dangerous journey with the handsome English officer, Duncan Heyward, and the Indian guide, Magua. On the way to Fort William Henry, they meet friends and enemies, and many adventures. Magua turns out to be a traitor and he leads the expedition to an ambush where many soldairs die. Fortunately, Hawkeye and his two Indian friends, Chingachgook and his son Uncas, appear and the sisters and Duncan get survived, then Duncan wants Hawkeye to help them go to the fort but he refuses to obey orders from a British officer because he considers himself as a free American.  However, Cora gets to persuade him. At the end, some people will become heroes and some will die. But what will happen to  their friend Uncas, the last of the Mohicans Indians?. While reading remember to note down the difficult words using stickers as we talked and then do the exercises which appear at the end of the chapter using a pencil. There are also some projects to do, if any student decides to do a digital essay, it must be handed in by June 23rd. In your final test, you will be invited to answer some questions related to the characters,  plot and vocabulary  of this book.

 

Students of 4ºESO must read the book chapters by the following dates:

Chapter 1. “The Indian Guide”. Monday 3rd March

Chapter 2. “Behind the Waterfall”. Monday 10th March

Chapter 3. “Magua´s Plans”. Monday 17th March

Chapter 4. “Safe Again”. Monday 24th March

Chapter 5. “The Siege of Fort William Henry”. Monday 31st March

Chapter 6. “Tracks from the Battlefield”. Monday 7th April

Chapter 7. “Into the Huron Camp”. Tuesday 22nd April

Chapter 8. “A Bear to the Rescue”. Monday 28th April

Chapter 9. “Magua, Huron Chief”. Monday 5th May

Chapter 10. “To the Happy Hunting Grounds”. Monday 12th May

 

The Last of the Mohicans – Editable Test

 

In this post you can find some presentations and examples of  how to do “Treasure Hunts” and “Webquests”. Treasure hunts are easier to do while webquests are more complicated and require a deep work of reasearch.

Treasure Hunts must be chosen by 11th May and handed in by 31st May.

Webquests must be chosen by 11th May and handed in by 22nd June.

 

Procedimiento para Elaborar un CAZA del TESORO  ppt (Powerpoint Presentation)

¿Qué es un Caza Tesoros?  ppt (Powerpoint Presentation)

USEFUL EXAMPLES

Treasure Hunt Example 1: AUSTRALIA. http://www.isabelperez.com/webquest/taller/practicas/Australiana.htm?ID=39975. Made by a Treasure Hunt Generator

Treasure Hunt Example 2: NEW ZEALAND  Made using Microsoft Word

Treasure Hunt Generator – http://www.aula21.net/cazas/caza.htm

Webquest Example 1: http://sites.google.com/site/isabelpericas/anorexia

Webquest Example 2: http://sites.google.com/site/englishmanacor/tourism

 

Learn Irregular Verbs and their pronunciations

 

Practise!

Irregular Verb Wheel Game

Spin the wheel to test your knowledge of irregular verb forms. It’s addictive!

http://www.macmillandictionary.com/verb_wheel/

 

Learn regular verbs and their pronunciations

http://www.educaplay.com/es/coleccion/16419/1/pronunciation_regular_verbs_.htm

 

Conditional Sentences.ppt

Real and hypothetical Conditionals

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFwVccec1K4&feature=related

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simple Present and Present Continuous…ppt Basic Grammar

Everyday Activities. Present Simple (English-Spanish)…doc Basic Grammar.

The Present Simple vs The Present Continuous

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEBRIBtq7q0

 

 

The Passive Voice. Presentation.

Learn how to transform active sentences into passives. In your final exam, you will be invited to show your abilities transforming active to passive and vicerversa. Practise meanwhile.

The Pasive Voice in English

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=qI4mwcCftdM#!

 

Rules for Writing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Relative Clauses. Pre-intermediate (50 sentences)

writing-activity for 4ºESO

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