Saturday, March 13, 2010

4th ESO B 2nd term PBL: The Necklace

4th ESO B students Miguel Vila, Carlos Pachón, Adrián Godar and Mónica Faro have chosen Guy de Maupassant's story "The Necklace" for their 2nd term PBL. This is what they have sent us:

Matilde is a precious woman who wanted good things in her life, but their parents weren’t rich. When se was 19 years, their parents look for a husband to him who wanted to him. A day his husband is invited to a celebration, Mathilde gets upset because he didn´t have dress to go to the celebration. His husband gives money him so that he buys the dress expensive and beautiful. When buying it his husband says to him that she is going with his friend to request a necklace to him, because she didn´t have any jewel. Mathilde asks to him Madame Forestrer and this accedes to lend it. In the dance everybody wanted to dance and to speak with Mathilde. She was happy. When finishing the celebration realizes of which it does not have the necklace and it decides to buy one very expensive. When buying it their husband and she become poor and must work to pay the necklace. A day Madame Forestrer is with Mathilde, and she tells all the truth him. Madame Forestrer says that to its necklace cost him 500 francs because the diamonds weren’t real. 
Mathilde: Main character
Madame Forestrer: Friend of Mathilde
Monsieur Loisel: Husband of Mathilde
We chose this song because in the song says ‘beautiful dirty rich’ because, firstly Mathilde was beautiful and rich and the she became dirty and poor and because in the video she is whit much money.

Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) was born on March 28, 1986, as the eldest child to Italian American parents Joseph and Cynthia Germanotta in New York City. Playing piano by ear from the age of 4, she went on to write her first piano ballad at 13 and began performing at open mike nights by age 14. At age 11, the singer was set to join Juilliard School in Manhattan but instead attended Convent of the Sacred Heart, a private Roman Catholic school. She described herself in high school as "very dedicated, very studious, very disciplined" but also "a bit insecure" as she told in a interview, "I used to get made fun of for being either too provocative or too eccentric, so I started to tone it down. I didn’t fit in, and I felt like a freak."

At age 17, Germanotta gained early admission to the New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. There, she studied music and improved her songwriting skills by composing essays and analytical papers focusing on topics such as art, religion, social issues and politics. She later withdrew from the school to focus on her musical career. Music producer Rob Fusari, who helped her write some of her earlier songs, compared her vocal style to that of Freddie Mercury. Fusari helped create the moniker Gaga, after the Queen song "Radio Ga Ga". The singer was in the process of trying to come up with a stage name, when she received a text message from Fusari that read "Lady Gaga"

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1 comment:

  1. You have chosen a song with a good connection with your short story, but the video is not a good choice and you make a few grammar and spelling mistakes:
    8 points out of 10


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