Lending Library – Booktube Project

Watch the following booktubes.

As you can see a booktube is a review of a certain book.

Notice that first children mention the title and author of the book and then they carry out a task. Choose among one of these:

1. Describe the main characters. Then, think if you were a movie director which famous actor/actress you would choose to perform those roles if the book was turned into a movie. Give reasons.

2. Think of the ending of the story and change it in a radical way.

3. Look at the cover of the book and explain whether you believe it is a good cover or not. Draw a new one and expand on your choices.

4. Choose one of the secondary characters and retell the story from his/her point of view.

Some final tips before you record your booktube.

a. Read your book.
b. Choose the activity that you will be developing.
c. Write an outline of your booktube.
d. Practice your booktube in a loud voice, check that it is not too short or too long.
e. Have any visuals you might need to use at hand.

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Mid Year Oral Exam – July 12th (Thursday)

As we told you today in class, here you will find the texts to read for your oral exam. Take your time, read and re-read the texts, look up those words that you do not know the meaning of and try to relate to what you read. Think about these questions:

Have you ever experienced fear? What were you afraid of? Are you still afraid of that thing or not any longer?

Can you relate to the characters in the different stories? How?

Check the rubric below to prepare for your exam.

You will not be evaluated on the use of images for this exam.

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Past Simple or Past Continuous ?

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Simple Past or Present Perfect?

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Tenses and more tenses!

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It´s revision time!

Watch these tutorials to study for the mid term tests!

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Mid-Year History Test

Dear kiddies,

You are going to prepare a presentation on a topic we have not studied together in class.

Use google presentations, share your work with me once you have finished your exam.

Read carefully all my instructions, follow all my suggestions and you will be really successful!

If you happen to have doubts, write to me: pat.chujman@lascumbres.edu.ar


Edward the Confessor

  1. Who was Edward the Confessor? When did he rule England? Why was he given this name? Say something interesting about him. What happened when he died? (1-2 slides)




Candidates to the English Throne

  1. Who were the 3 more important candidates to become King of England? Show pictures of them. ( 1 slide)
  2. What reasons did they have to be claiming the throne? Use sources to prove their ideas ( 2 slides)
  3. Who do you think is the best candidate to the throne? Explain why. (1 slide) Give your opinion using some of the following phrases:

I agree with …              I feel that …       I don´t think that…..

I have no doubt that / I’m certain that …

I’ve never really thought about this before, but …

Personally, my opinion is that …                I strongly believe that….

I could be wrong, but …             I’m absolutely sure that …





Battle of Stamford Bridge and Battle of Hastings

  1. Who fought in these two battles? Who won? What were the advantages and disadvantages each army had? Give details and prove ideas with sources (pictures, letters, documents, maps, etc) (3 slides)
  2. What is “The Bayeux Tapestry”? Why is it important? Find a source. (1 slide)
  3. A new period started in England in 1066. What was the name given? What did the new King do as soon as he got to London? (1 slide)







-Respect the number of slides

-DO NOT COPY AND PASTE! Use your own words

-Include sources (photos and documents to prove your ideas) Explain why the source is important.

-Submit your exam on July 6.

Here you can see what I am going to take into account to assess your presentation

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The Kites are Flying


Resultado de imagen para map of gaza strip and west bank

The story is set in the West Bank, part of the
occupied Palestinian territories. Since the
foundation of the state of Israel in 1948 there
has been conflict between the Israelis and the
Palestinians over ownership of land. Hundreds
of thousands of Palestinians were displaced in
the fighting of 1948. Since 1967 the Israelis have
occupied the West Bank and have built many
settlements in the occupied territory which are
deemed to be illegal under international law. It is in
the shadow of one of these settlements that Said
and his family live.

Interesting article on the Gaza: the conflict zone

Let´s watch some videos about what is going on between Israel and Palestine today.

Video 1

Video 2


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Analysing sources

For each source say:

-if it is primary or secondary

-2 things you know about what the picture shows

A model of a Celtic shield

Resultado de imagen para celt sources

Iron Age Celtic social villages (reconstruction)

Resultado de imagen para celt sources

A Celtic torc that can be seen at the British Museum

Resultado de imagen para celt sources

Roman Public Baths in Bath (Nort London)

Resultado de imagen para roman sources

Colosseum in Rome

Resultado de imagen para roman sources

Roman Legionaries (acting out a battle)

Resultado de imagen para roman britain sources

Hadrian´s Wall in Britain

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A drawing of a Roman Britain villa

Imagen relacionada

The remains of a Roman Britain house: mosaic floors and hypocaust

Resultado de imagen para roman mosaic floors and hypocaust


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