10 May 2017

Etwinning Project - My beautiful Country

Class 8B is participating in an Etwinning Project - My Beautiful Country.

Their first assignment was about their School.

Our School
After that, it was time to show their Hometown
Alhandra and Sobralinho 

Portugal's Cultural Heritage shows some of our magnificent monuments. Hope you enjoy it!

6 May 2017

Environmental Problems and Solutions

We have been talking about the Environment in classes. 

What environmental problems is Planet Earth facing nowadays? Are there any solutions?

Watch the videos below and think about this.

1. What are the main environmental problems mentioned in the video? What are the possible solutions?

2. Does Planet Earth look healthy in this video? What is destroying it? Are there any ways of solving them? Give some examples.

3. Do you know, what does carbon footprint mean? Can you explain its meaning after watching this video? 

After watching the three videos can you explain what is destroying our planet and what are you doing to protect it? 

Now that you have put some thought on this issue, go to Smore digital tool and do a flyer about two environmental problems. Mention the possible solutions as well.
You can also leave the answers to the questions above in the comments' area.
Good work and don't forget to GO GREEN.   

10 Feb 2017

Prep for the global test - teens and technology

Technology plays an important role in teens' lives. Are they using technology wisely?
Have a look at the website 'Teens and Technology' and do the tasks.

Here you can see an infographic on the advantages and disadvantages of technology. Think about its major topics and answer the questions that follow:

1. What do you use technology for?

2. Do you think technology is a good or bad thing? Why?

3. Do you think that technology can be dangerous? Why?

5 Feb 2017

Teens and Technology - infographics by students

André and Luis

Filipa and Adriana



Joana and Laura

Tatiana and Lara

Paulo V., Paulo R. and Gomes

João and Bernardo

Teens and Technology

Nowadays teens can't live without technology. Think about the way you relate to technology. Are you addicted to it? Would you know what to do in a world without technology? How is it affecting our lives? 
Watch the videos below and reach your own conclusions.

Now that you have put some thought on this issue and made up your mind about the PROS and CONS of Technology and the Internet, go ahead and make an infographic about it. You may use some information from the text "The Iteens" we read in classes.

Use the digital tool easel.ly and present your ideas and conclusions to the rest of your classmates. BE CREATIVE and remember you are not supposed to write a text about the PROS and CONS of Technology but to make an INFOGRAPHIC about it. Don't forget to share your work with me,

24 Jan 2017

Fashion and teenagers

Fashion has a major impact on teens' lives. It helps them to fit in. It improves their self-esteem and for most of them it is a way of expressing their personality.

Have a look at the videos below and say if you agree with these teens or not.

Do you have the same opinion? 

Answer these questions and don't forget to use the vocabulary list from classes.

1. What is your opinion about fashion? 
2. Do you follow fashion or do you create your own fashion?
3. What are your favourite clothes? 

8 Jan 2017

Martin Luther King's Day

On 16th January, Martin Luther King's Day is celebrated in many places around the globe.
Let's learn more about the life and work of Martin Luther King.

  All over the world people celebrate his life and legacy.

Celebrating The Life And Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
By Meera Dolasia on January 13, 2016

Every year on the third Monday of January, Americans celebrate the life and legacy of the extraordinary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK). It is thanks to the vision and courage of this tireless clergyman turned civil rights activist that America is today a nation where everyone has equal rights, regardless of race, color, creed, or national origin. 

Who was ... Martin Luther King Jr.?

By Meera Dolasia on January 21, 2013

Minister, saint, hero, civil rights activist - These are the words often used to describe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - However, in light of President Barack Obama the word that seems to fit [him] perfectly, is visionary - The man who had the foresight to see that America could one day transform into a nation where everyone is equal, regardless of race, color or creed. So who was this amazing man that single handedly  pearheaded America's civil rights movement?

Martin Luther King Jr. Had A Dream - What's Yours?
By Meera Dolasia on January 17, 2011

In 1963, a Baptist clergyman turned civil rights leader called Martin Luther King, Jr. rocked the American public with a poignant speech. Entitled 'I Have a Dream', it's message can be summarized with this single line - 'I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character'. Read news article

Songs Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Today, over 40 years after his death, we still honor this great man and his passion for equality. In the USA his life is celebrated on the third Monday of every January. Let us not just reflect on his life and achievements, but also think about what we dream, wish for this difficult world we live in. Use the padlet below to share your thoughts with us. You may find some inspiration in some of his words MLK quotes. 

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