The wind is screaming in my ear It's freezing cold and dark outside I have to find a place to sleep Where it's warm and quiet I saw a light as bright as a star I followed it and it brought me to a farm I put my bag down and fell asleep I slept … Continue reading Poetry: The Wind
What one of our tenth graders thinks about the future of transportation and what it might mean for us. Energy is vital for the proper functioning of things. When an action is taken, energy must always be consumed to give a result. Even then, most of the time there is always energy that is wasted as … Continue reading Transport to the Future
It was pouring, raining actually. The rain hadn't stopped in months and it didn't look as if it would. The forest floor was flooded with the tears from above. Skies were gray and lonesome. Long and gloomy days accompanied by the rain. The only sound that could be heard were the faint cries of wildlife … Continue reading A Sudden Change
As part of our IGCSE course, these past weeks we've been responding to description, narrative and narrator's voice. Our final task of the unit was to explore the persona's style and adapt our own to hers in order to write an extension to her narrative.
The idea of the poster was to present the topic: Language that is used to include. I was inspired to make this poster because I am quite interested in this topic since language that is used to include can be seen quite frequently in every day life and also in large scales such as in the … Continue reading “Language used to include”
Last week, we were invited to an apple orchard in a nearby town by its owner who's also a parent at MIS. We spent the better part of last Wednesday climbing and shaking apple trees, picking literally thousands apples, eating some of those we've picked along the way and drinking possibly the most delicious apple juice … Continue reading Apple Orchard
Grade 5 students have been examining two prologues in class :Shakespeare's prologue from Romeo and Juliet and The River Singers in their learner's book. We have discussed how the prologue helps to set the mood of a piece as well as give the reader an idea of what will happen in the piece. For their … Continue reading Grade 5 Podcast