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King vs Church

Let’s work on this problem and discuss what we believe it happened. Henry II from Pato_Ch Answer Write your answers in a sheet of paper  1: Give reasons  why Henry II appointed Thomas Becket as (a) chancellor; (b) archbishop of … Continue reading

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The Kites are Flying: Background information

In 2002, Israel decided to build a “security fence” in the West Bank. What is the fence? In fact, it’s part-wall, part-fence. Most of its 440-mile length is made up of a concrete base, topped by five metres of wire. … Continue reading

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How did William Keep control of England?

Definitely, one of the most important things was the building of castles. Read about Norman castles: http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/castles/normancastles.htm Watch the following video What are the characteristics of a Norman castle? Make a list. Find a picture of a Norman Castle in … Continue reading

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William Duke of Normandy

William encountered many problems as soon as he crowned himself King of England. Look at the following pictures and imagine how they are connected to William.

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Battles for the throne of England

Read the following webpages and take notes of: -The battle of Stamford -The Battle of Hastings -Who participated in each of them? -Who won? Why? Link 1 Link 2 Watch the following videos (prepare your notes to discuss them via … Continue reading

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Who should be King?

King Edward lll of England (called “The Confessor”  because he built Westminster Abbey) died on  January 5, 1066, after a reign of 23 years. Leaving no  heirs, Edward’s passing ignited a three-way rivalry  for the crown that culminated in the … Continue reading

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Literary Figures

We have already worked on: similes, metaphors, and personifications. Today, we’ll work on 2 new terms Watch the video : Allusion Watch the video: Hyperbole Now that you understand what ALLUSION and HYPERBOLE mean, can you find examples in “Romeo … Continue reading

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The Vikings

Text 1 Vikings are often portrayed as bloodthirsty raiders, but they were more than that: they were also seafaring explorers and traders with their own cultural traditions. Viking trade routes extended from Northern Europe all the way down to the … Continue reading

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Personifications and other figures of speech

Personification is a form of figurative language in which something that is not human is given human characteristics. This device is often used in poetry to enhance the meaning and beauty of poems and in stories and novels, too. Watch the … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare

Let’s get to know William Shakespeare, the writer of so many plays and poems!! Take notes of everything you consider important about this wonderful author. Take this quiz and prove your self https://www.factmonster.com/take-quiz/shakespearelife

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