Type:

Interactive, E-book, Fiction, Vocabulary, App

Description:

At iClassics we have invented a new enjoyable and surprising way of reading. The original texts are accompanied by illustrations, music and animations to immerse yourself in the story. These exercises are based on the Oscar Wilde Collection, one of our of Immersive Reading AppBooks. We make the Classics more enjoyable for Students and reduce the challenges of teaching them for Educators! (more info www.iclassicsedu.com) RESOURCES & ACTIVITIES include: • Character Analysis • Matching Exercise • Quizzes • Glossary • Writing APP for Immersive Reading Experience: Download on the App Store or get it on Google Play: http://m.onelink.me/d995f41b The Selfish Giant owns a beautiful garden which has 12 peach trees and lovely fragrant flowers, in which children love to play after returning from the school. On the giant\'s return from seven years visiting his friend the Cornish Ogre, he takes offense at the children and builds a wall to keep them out. He put a notice board \"TRESPASSERS WILL BE PROSECUTED\". The garden falls into perpetual winter. One day, the giant is awakened by a linnet, and discovers that spring has returned to the garden, as the children have found a way in through a gap in the wall. He sees the error of his ways, and resolves to destroy the wall. However, when he emerges from his castle, all the children run away except for one boy who was trying to climb a tree. The giant helps this boy into the tree and announces: \"It is your garden now, little children,\" and knocks down the wall. The children once more play in the garden, and spring returns. But the boy that the Giant helped does not return and the Giant is heartbroken. Many years later after happily playing with the children all the time, the Giant is old and feeble. One winter morning, he awakes to see the trees in one part of his garden in full blossom. He descends from the castle to discover the boy that he once helped lying beneath a beautiful white tree that the Giant has never seen before. The Giant sees that the boy bears the stigmata. He does not realize that the boy is actually the Christ Child and is furious that somebody has wounded him.

Subjects:

  • Educational Technology > Integrating Technology into the Classroom
  • Language Arts > Literature
  • Education > Mentoring
  • Language Arts > Poetry
  • Language Arts > Reading Comprehension
  • Language Arts > Story Telling
  • Educational Technology > Using Multimedia & the Internet
  • Language Arts > Vocabulary
  • Language Arts > Writing

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Immersive Reading, Educational Technology, E-book, Writing, Quizzes, Activities, Character Analysis, Description, Feelings and Emotions, Literature, Classic, Interactive, Vocabulary, Short Story

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike

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