Of Mice and Men Re-sit Package
Jan28

Of Mice and Men Re-sit Package

This page contains all the essential and useful information you may need to be fully prepared for Saturday’s assessment. Your best preparation is to take the following action: Read your previous assessment thoroughly and evaluate your own strengths and weaknesses (Use the grade descriptors on this page to assist you) Read the new question (embedded in this post) and write your own one-sentence answer Read other students’...

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Protected: Of Mice and Men – The Film
Jan27
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Of Mice and Men Controlled Assessment – Official Assessment Specifications
Mar01

Of Mice and Men Controlled Assessment – Official Assessment Specifications

Starting on Tuesday 5 March, the Of Mice and Men Controlled Assessment will be run. The two official outline sheets are embedded in this post. Recent posts also give guidance on your individual preparation for this assessment. Remember – everything written on your blog will get a response before the commencement of the assessment on Tuesday. After that, you’re on your own! Download (PDF, 63KB) Download (PDF,...

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Robert Burns – To A Mouse
Feb14

Robert Burns – To A Mouse

Today we explored a stanza of Robert Burns’ Poem “To A Mouse” and discussed the intertextual relationship between its message and that of Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men But Mousie, thou are no thy-lane, In proving foresight may be vain: The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men, Gang aft agley, An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d joy! (An annotated copy of the...

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Of Mice and Men – Character Paragraphs: Annotated Drafts
Feb13

Of Mice and Men – Character Paragraphs: Annotated Drafts

As preparation for developing a piece of extended analytical writing in relation to the novel Of Mice and Men, the students explored a range of dimensions of s self-selected character and then wrote paragraphs to express their conclusions. To follow are some drafts of these paragraphs, written by students that we annotated for improvement as a...

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Of Mice and Men – Character Scrapbook
Feb06

Of Mice and Men – Character Scrapbook

After yesterday’s brilliant in-class dramatisation of characters from Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, everyone spent today exploring facets of a selected character – creating a compilation of information gleaned by exploring the diverse methods Steinbeck uses to reveal his characters. Everyone followed the following lines of inquiry in relation to their selected character We then wrote a paragraph, selecting the best...

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