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Photo description activity

Today we will work on a very interesting and educative activity! Pay attention to the instructions and work silently:

  1. Open the app “photo booth” on your ipad.
  2. Select one effect that may work in order to take a photograph that includes both, a convex and concave effect.
  3. Write down a 100-130 word photo description including at least: 2 sentence with 3 adjectives in sequential order (refer to the picture below) and at least 3 time expressions.
  4. Post your photo description and photograph here

Extra Material

Dear all, find 3 links with exercises that might help you practice for our up coming test. If you have questions, don’t hesitate and ask your teacher!

Structure Test: Unit 1″What is light?” Wednesday, 23 March

Content and Skills:

1) Reading Comprehension: Main idea, secondary ideas and details, vocabulary in context.

2) Listening Comprehension: Trinity Format (note taking and answering question)

3) Writing: Describe and Object

4) Vocabulary and Grammar: Key Words and Academic Words from reading 2 + Order of Adjectives + Adverb Clauses of Time


A) Keystone D Textbook: Unit 1 “What is light?” (pp 16, 19-20 ,30)

B) Class Website Material, videos, explanations, examples, online practice)


Adverbs Clauses of Time

Today you will learn what adverb clauses of time are and how to use them. To start, let’s read the definition provided in your Textbook:

Adverb clauses of time express when. An adverb clause of time begins with a time expression, such as, after, when, until, while, since, nad whenever. When adverb clause of time begins the sentece, use a comma. When an adverb clause finishes the sentece, there is no need for a comma.

Adv. Clauses of Time

Now complete the handout and check what you have learned.


Response to Literature “Myths”

MYP Objectives

Criterion A:

  • Interpret conventions.
  • Engage with spoken and visual text by identifying ideas, opinions and attitudes and by making a response to the text based on personal experiences and opinions.

Criterion B:

  • Construct meaning by identifying stated and implied information, main ideas and supporting details.

Criterion C:

  • Express ideas and feelings, and communicate information in simple and complex texts.
  • Communicate with a sense of audience and purpose.


After reading the Cherokee myth “Grandmother Spider Brings the Sun”, create your own myth that explains in a creative way why certain animal looks or behaves the way it does.

Follow the steps below in order to complete the task:

  • Write your story (120-180 words) on your copybook.
  • Record yourself. Use Adobe Voice application record your story. You can also include animals’ sounds to make your story sound more realistic!
  • Add images. Find at least 4 images that fit in your story.
  • Add text or extra images to make your narration more interesting.
  • Save and send your work. Once you are happy with your video send it to your teacher through email.