April 11, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Explore the world of Robin Hood

Say the name Robin Hood, and a series of ideas, images and connotations immediately come to mind. Try it in class as a brainstorming activity and let you students give you words they think of when they hear the name. … Continue reading

March 29, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Theme-based lessons for teens: Into the woods

Trees and forests are magical places in literature with a powerful symbolism. Apart from their essential role in our environment, they also have special significance in mythologies and cultures all over the world. A good way to learn about their environmental and … Continue reading

November 22, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Explore the world of King Arthur

The story of King Arthur is one of the most well-known and popular British legends and is made up of a series of interlocking tales which are also known as the Arthurian Cycle. Many of these stories are famous on their … Continue reading

November 9, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Three Projects to Explore the World of Robinson Crusoe

The story of Robinson Crusoe is a great adventure for teens and adults alike, and has been popular for almost 300 years now, with hundreds of adaptations, sequels, retellings, translations in all kinds of forms. It has been selected by … Continue reading