11. Jg. 
11. Jg.
E i n f ü h r u n g s p h a s e 

Bestandsaufnahme, Ausgangspunkt:


  •  description of
  • a person
  • a picture
  • letter to the editor
  • a comment
  • characterization (of a person)
  • a book review
  • a film review
  •  creative texts


    Curious Dog
    Mark Haddon: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
    Christopher is an intelligent youth who lives in the functional hinterland of autism--every day is an investigation for him because of all the aspects of human life that he does not quite get. When the dog next door is killed with a garden fork, Christopher becomes quietly persistent in his desire to find out what has happened and tugs away at the world around him until a lot of secrets unravel messily.
  • Reading Guide
  • Berlie Doherty: Dear Nobody
    Helen and Chris are in their last year at school when Helen becomes pregnant. Deeply unhappy and confused, Helen resolves to break off their relationship, but Chris is bitter and wants to be involved in her plans for the baby. The author won the Carnegie Medal for "Granny Was  a Buffer Girl". 
  • Map of Sheffield 
  • Interview with Berlie Doherty
  • K.M. Peyton: A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Jonathan Meredith did not like Robin, the English master at Meddington Boarding School. It was not his inability to control his classes that  he disliked, but rather his indifference to the feelings of others. When Robin drowns in the river close to the school, Jonathan suspects murder. 
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  • Vocabulary list
  • Words: mountain
  • The Giver Lois Lowry: The Giver
    It is a world without conflict, poverty and inequality. Conformity and happiness are a way of life. But for Jonas, things are different. While his friends are selected to be doctors or teachers, Jonas is sent to the Giver where he discovers the secrets that lie beneath the surface of his  world.
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  • Online Reviews
  • Summary
  • Story characters
  • L. Lowry "About my life"
  • Interview with L. Lowry
  • Song: "World has changed"
  • Kate Cann: Hard Cash
    Rich is sick of not having any money. He wears the same old gear and the girl he fancies won't look twice at him. But when fortune smiles on him, he finds himself with lots of money. And with it comes everything else. Rich is on a roll and nothing's going to stop him now. 

    Here's chapter 16 - then you'll want to read the whole book.

    Paul Zindel: The Pigman

    N.H. Kleinbaum: Dead Poets Society

    Morton Rhue: The Wave

    S.E.Hinton: The Outsiders

    Film Characters - Einführung in Filmanalyse
    Ben, worried about his present ... The Graduate
    A young man just out of college doesn't know what to do with his life. But being involved with a young woman AND her mother probably wasn't it.
    Analysis information
    Students' film reviews
    Message in a Bottle
    A woman discovers a tragic love letter in a bottle on a beach, and is determined to track down its author. A story of love lost and found.
    Dead Poets Society
    English professor John Keating inspires his students to a love of poetry and to seize the day.
    The film "Cal" is about a young boy who falls in love with Marcella, both Catholic. Cal "works" for the IRA, and he participated in the killing of Marcella's husband. Cal wants to get out of the IRA, but that's not too easy. Anyway, the whole story is really about the relationship between Cal and Marcella, a great Irish love story. 
    Genre: Drama / Thriller / Romance

    Kontrastive Behandlung jugendspezifischer Themen 
    in Sach- und Gebrauchstexten sowie Lyrik 


    Evaluationsphase: Abschlussprofil 11

    Fortunately there are lots of online link collections for ESL students (ESL= English as a Second Language). 
    If you want to do research on a specific topic you may start at Mr.
    Mr. Wagner's Links