November 20, 2018

The Tell-Tale Heart

Here are 10 stills from the film Extraordinary Tales that we watched in class. 

Choose the still that you think best illustrates Poe's short story. Be ready to describe it and justify your choice (don't forget to quote the text).

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still 3 lantern.JPG
still5 olm man up in bed.JPG
still 7 narraotr chuckling.JPG
still 11 light ray on eye.JPG
still 13 murder.JPG
still 14 corpse.JPG
still 16 reflection glasses 2.JPG


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November 16, 2018

The Commonwealth of Nations

Here is the video we watched in class (in 2 parts).  Watch it again and complete the missing information in our mind map.  Embedded Video Player   Embedded Video Player  

Antiwar protest march

Here is the newsreel we watched in class (until 2'05)

November 15, 2018

The Antiwar Movement

Dear LVA students,  Here is an article about the Antiwar Movement from U.S. History magazine.  This article is a very useful source of information that can help you prepare for your exam.  Read it carefully and list the arguments of the antiwar activists. 

Kennedy's address on Cuba

Here is the link to President Kennedy's address on Cuba (from 6'03 to 8'15)

November 12, 2018

The Cold War

Here is a website where you can find information on the Cold War.  For some major events like the Cuban missile crisis, a video is attached to the article. When you scroll down each page, you can also listen to a recorded reading of the page while you read along. Then you can take a 10-question quiz  […]

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November 10, 2018

Review : The Fall of the House of Usher

Here is the link to the review published by Pandora Magazine.   

October 16, 2018

Scots Wha Hae

Here is the song Scots Wha Hae by Robert Burns (with the lyrics both in English and Scottish Gaelic) As you listen to this patriotic song, pick out the numerous references to freedom.!  Happy listening!  

October 14, 2018

The Last Lady from Hell

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Here is the book cover and the blurb of Richard Morley's novel.   


Visit these websites about Scottish bagpipers : and find 3 additional facts about their heroism during WW1  

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