Category Archives: DHprimaria

The Chimney Sweeper

Last week, we read The Chimney Sweeper from Songs of Innocence and we analysed in class. Today, we are going to work on a second poem written by Blake with the same title. Take a look at the other poem, … Continue reading

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Britain and Slave Trade

The Triangle Trade, also known as the triangular trade, is the name given to a system of trade that occurred during the colonial era in American History. New Englanders traded extensively, exporting many commodities such as fish, whale oil, furs, and rum. … Continue reading

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Children working in factories

Watch the following videos. Take complete notes so that later you can work on a worksheet.

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Industrial Revolution

Here a summary of the factors that helped the Industrial Revolution to be successful. (by Fran, now in Senior 2) Growing Cities and Transportation: Let’s watch the following videos and take notes. LINK to know more about transport THINK: -How … Continue reading

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An introduction to the Industrial Revolution

Watch the following 3 videos and take notes in your folder: -use the colour black for dates -use the colour blue for big titles/topics -use the colour red for explanations -use the colour green for examples

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Movies based on history

Watch the following clips Video 1 Video 2 Video 3 Video 4 How can you connect these clips to what we have read? Write a short text for every video explaining what is happening and what the relation to what … Continue reading

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The colonies in America want to be free

Let’s watch some videos about the American Revolution. Take notes of all the events and of the year when they happened. In pairs, prepare a timeline. Include important dates and events that led to the American Revolution

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New Scientists, New Inventions

Here you have more important people from The Enlightenment to add to the list we have already started. Christopher Wren (architect) Robert Hooke (scientist, doctor) Thomas Savery (inventor) Isaac Newton (inventor, physician) https://www.youtube.com/embed/rOtWO94ld3oGalileo Galilei (astronomer, mathematician, physician, inventor)

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The Enlightenment

Let’s watch a video to learn what this period in history is about. Task 1 In your folder, write a definition of enlightenment with your own words. Task 2 Now, take a look at the following presentation and write the … Continue reading

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Figurative Language in The Kites are Flying

Check out these videos to review some of the literary devices we have studied this year. TASK Find 5 different literary devices in The Kites are Flying and explain them. Look at the following example: At the beginning of the … Continue reading

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