The Red Room: The Three Old Fogies

Answer the questions on ‘Characters’ in Section 1:

1. How would you describe the attitude of the narrator toward the old people in the house?

2. What do the old people think of the narrator?

3. How does the dialogue between them create tension?

4. How do the descriptions of the old people add to the eerie atmosphere?

5. The man appears to be confident, but, in places, he shows a little trepidation. Find some examples of his confidence and of his apprehensiveness.

DUE: Friday 1st March


Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

When it snowed recently, in the middle of a lesson with 7D, I found myself saying: “Alright Year Seven… pack away your things and let’s all just sit and stare at the snow.” I have never heard a classroom go so quiet so quickly. Perhaps Frost felt something similar in this, my favourite of all his poems.

Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening