Three female African-American mathematicians provide crucial calculations for NASA’s space race against the Soviets, all while dealing with the racist and sexist assumptions of their white co-workers.  Set at NACA, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA, the forerunner to NASA) in Virginia, America in the 1948-1958. One of these ladies in particular proved invaluable in […]

Introduction: Behind alcohol and tobacco, cannabis is now the third most popular drug in the whole world!! and with that the most common illegal one. So is it time to legalise it? This speech will show the benefits of legalising marijuana and compare it to some of the popular legal drugs. Body 1: The biggest […]

Legalisation Of Marijuana.  Intro – Behind alcohol and tobacco, cannabis is the third most popular drug in the world, and the most common illegal one, so is it time to legalise it? This speech will show the benefits of legalising marijuana and compare it to some popular legal drugs. Body 1 – The biggest misconception […]

‘Same Love’ Written by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. Same Love is a song written and rapped by Macklemore. Same Love is a true, empowering and compassionate song. This song is about the issues of gay and lesbian rights in the world and the societies we live in today. It was written in the time of […]

Into Thin Air tells the story of the disaster in which several climbers died on the slopes of Mt. Everest in 1996, as witnessed by Jon Krakauer, a journalist who is also one of the climbers to reach the summit that year. Led by Rob Hall, one of the most highly respected climbers in the […]

Analyse how language features revealed the writer’s purpose in the written text(s). Plan = In the text ‘The Book Thief’ Written by Markus Zusak language features revealed the writer’s purpose was colour symbolism. The Book Thief is a novel based on the young life of Liesel Meminger and her upbringing in the city of Munich […]

‘The A Team’ Written by Ed Sheeran. The A Team is a song written and sung by Ed Sheeran. The A Team is an emotional, creative and powerful song. This song is about a girl named Angel, Ed had met at a homeless shelter when he was 18. This song illuminates the issues and flaws […]

Rudy Steiner: Timeline Rudy meets Liesel and immediately befriends her. He also immediately proclaims his romantic love for her. They become friends and join an apple stealing gang together. When a bully tosses Liesel’s book in the Amper River, Rudy saves it for her and asks her for a kiss for the last time. Rudy […]

The first is The Gravedigger’s Handbook, stolen on January 13, 1939, the day Liesel’s brother dies, and the day she last sees her mother. It’s a metaphor being that death will stay with liesel forever and  The book burning scene is important to Liesel, but symbolically, it goes beyond her story. … For the Nazis, […]

This poem is about a young girl, around 16 years of age telling us what her mind is like as she is going through depression and anxiety. It is describing the outlook she has on life and what the writer is going through and all the challenging thoughts that you can experience going through the […]