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The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas
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The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas

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An introduction to students who are going to read this book

An introduction to students who are going to read this book

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  • LMFAO dude thats fucked up but funny but still fucked up! watch that happen to u one day
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  • thats horrible, he was 10 he didnt know wut if that was you?!!! ur name is horrible too!
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  • I LAUGHED WHEN BRUNO DIED LMFAO
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  • This a fabulous book! As is Hana's Suitcase.
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    • 1. R e a d i n g o f t h e t e r m My aim with this activity is that you don’t know what the book of the term is about… … but that at the end of this activity you desperately want to read it.
    • 2. The book covers :
    • 3. The American Edition :
    • 4. SELECTED REVIEWS
      • "A small wonder of a book.“ - The Guardian "Since I read this book, it has haunted me... it should be read by anyone who cares about modern Irish fiction, young or old, because it's that very rare thing - a book so simple, so seemingly effortless that it's almost perfect. I was left floundering, tears running down my cheeks . - The Irish Independent
      • "A book that lingers in the mind for quite some time... a subtle, calculatedly simple and ultimately moving story.“ - The Irish Times "A fine addition to a once taboo area of history... packed with overtones that remain in the imagination.“ - The Independent (UK)
      • "Once in a while readers are presented with a book so powerful and so moving that it drives
      • them to think about its contents long after they have finished the last page. The Boy In The
      • Striped Pyjamas is such a novel... it's a powerful and emotionally-charged piece of
      • literature.“ - The Yorkshire Evening Post
      • "A profound, moving and timely  book.“ - The Canberra Times
      • "One of the most moving books I have ever read.“ - The Hindustan Times
      • Does it seem a good book ?
    • 5. The beginning:
      • Who is/are the main character(s) ?
      • What type of story will it be ?
      • What will the story be about ?
      • (see next two slides )
      • How will the story develop ?
      • How will the story unfold ?
    • 6. The chapters :
      • Chapter 1 : Bruno makes a discovery
      • Chapter 2 : The New House
      • Chapter 3 : The Hopeless Case
      • Chapter 4 : What they saw through the window
      • Chapter 5 : Out of bounds at all times and no exceptions
      • Chapter 6 : The Overpaid Maid
      • Chapter 7 : How Mother Took Credit for Something That She Hadn’t Done
      • Chapter 8 : Why Grandmother Stormed Out
      • Chapter 9 : Bruno Remembers That He Used to Enjoy Exploration
    • 7. Chapter 10: The Dot That Became a Speck That Became a Blob That Became a Figure That Became a Boy Chapter 11 : The Fury Chapter 12 : Shmuel Thinks of an Answer to Bruno’s Question Chapter 13 : The Bottle of Wine Chapter 14 : Bruno Tells a Perfectly Reasonable Lie Chapter 15 : Something He Shouldn’t Have Done Chapter 16 : The Haircut Chapter 17 : Mother Gets Her Own Way Chapter 18 : Thinking Up the Final Adventure Chapter 19 : What Happened the Next Day Chapter 20 : The Last Chapter
    • 8. The author The John Boyne Official Website  
    • 9. An Interview with the Author
      • John Boyne talks – Interview
      • John Boyne talks
      • Interview : Messages
    • 10. Activity map :
      • Session 1 : December 18’07
      • Introducing the activity
      • Session 2 : January 17’08
      • Reading Feedback
    • 11. Session 2 : January 17’08
      • i. About the setting : Describe the place
      • ii. Describe the characters
      • How does the story develop ?
      • What’s the turning point of the story ?
      • v. How does the story unfold ?
      • vi . Is it a good end ? Was it predictable, disappointing … ?
      • Would you have finished the novel in a different way ? How ?
      • vii. Main topics the novel deals with
      • viii. How did you lilke the book ?
      • ix. Which emotions has the story made you feel ? (laughter, boredom …)
      • x. Language work :
      • - Reading between lines
      • - Definition of key words (don’t look them up in the dictionary unless it’s absolutely necessary)
      • - Choose a paragraph you especially like and read it aloud.
      • (Rehearse at home using the cd)
    • 12.
      • ix. Write a letter * to John Boyne giving your opinion of the book to the following address:
      • JOHN BOYNE - AUTHOR
      • Transworld Publishers,
      • 61-63 Uxbridge Road,
      • London W5 5SA, England
      • * (see instructions on how to write one this kind of letters)
    • 13.
      • If you start to read this book
      • sooner or later
      • you will arrive …
      • at a fence

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