The Raven – Prose & POEtry

Yes, Christopher Lee is the one who plays Sarouman in Lord of the Rings!

Watch the videos and answer this quiz online!

HW Be ready for test!

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1L LELE – The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde – Holiday homework!


Transformation scene

Please read the full story below!


  • EASY reading + audio :
  • Easy Reading without audio / with follow up uestions and answer keys

level 3 – Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – Penguin Readers(1)

  • Original version + audio

  • Bilingual paperback edition recommended

Videos transformation scenes to watch!


Watch the transformation scenes and answer the following questions:

1/ What is your favourite scene ? Why?

2/ What is your least favourite scene? why?

3/ For the 2 scenes you have selected in question 1 and 2 : How does the transformation happen? (Where? When? How? )

4/ What camera angles strikes you as scary? Why?

5/ Whose point of view is the scene seen from? Justify?

The Roots of Hip Hop Teamwork!

Negro spirituals / Jazz / Spoken word at the origin of Hip Hop!

African music > used by the slaves during slavery (abolished in 1865)

no instruments except body ( clapping / tapping voice) / coded languages > outlawed / hidden / camouflage

Just like hip hop, coded languages and the ‘underground’ or subversive dimension is important.  > self-expression / rebellion

  • Spoken word

protest songs / today’s slam / drums / vocals

Gil Scott Heron = 1 of the 1st spoken word artists / during 1960s / 70s iin the US Civil Rights Movements > Self-expression / free speech + political statement” Be Black and Be Proud”

Explicit / Powerful lyrics

2 famous songs criticizing “White ” supremacy

The Revolution Will Be televised + Whiteys on the Moon

Vocab : Brass instruments (les cuivres) trumpets / saxophone / double bass

  • Jazz

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