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  • Photo by Andrew Quilty

    Rabia poses in the International Committee of the Red Cross’s orthopedic center in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on August 26, 2018, her first day wearing a prosthetic. Asked if she could stand without crutches, Rabia let them fall to the ground.

  • Photo by GMB Akash 

    Children at a brick factory in Fatullah near Dakka in Bangladesh.

    Children around the world are routinely engaged in paid and unpaid forms of work that are not harmful to them. However, they are classified as child labourers when they are either too young to work, or are involved in hazardous activities that may compromise their physical, mental, social or educational development. In the least developed countries, slightly more than one in four children (ag

  • Photo by Andrea Bruce

    Aurora, 13, waits for her groom to receive and marry her in Monachina, an illegal Bosnian Roma camp on the outskirts of Rome, Italy. October 10, 2010.

    An estimated 12 million girls under the age of 18 worldwide are married every year, and an estimated 650 million women and girls alive today were married as children. Girls married before the age of 18 are less likely to complete their education, more likely to experience domestic violence, and more likely

  • Photo by @kmasad

    Hundreds of Rohingya people crossing Bangladesh's border as they flee from Buchidong at Myanmar after crossing the Naf River in Bangladesh, 10 September 2017. 

    The Rohingya people have faced decades of systematic discrimination, statelessness and targeted violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar. In Myanmar, entire villages were burned to the ground, families were separated and killed, and women and girls were gang raped. Such persecution has forced Rohingya people

  • Photo by Sebastiano Tomada

    Ahmed, the 8-year-old son of a Free Syrian Army fighter, stands in front of a barricade where he assists Free Syrian Army fighters in the neighborhood of Salahadeen on March 27, 2013

  • Photo by Nick Ut

    South Vietnamese forces follow after terrified children, including 9-year-old Kim Phuc, center, as they run down Route 1 near Trang Bang after an aerial napalm attack on suspected Viet Cong hiding places on June 8, 1972. A South Vietnamese plane accidentally dropped its flaming napalm on South Vietnamese troops and civilians. The terrified girl had ripped off her burning clothes while fleeing. The children from left to right are: Phan Thanh Tam, younger brother of Kim

  • Photo by Frederick Dharshie Wissah

    A young boy is drinking dirty water due to a lack of water points in Kakamega in Kenya on March 14, 2018, which has occurred due to deforestation.

Uğur Gallenkuş is an Istanbul-based digital artist of world renown. His collages conscientiously address the widening global divide between the privileged and oppressed, weaving together misery and mirth, wealth and poverty and love and despair. By taking an unflinching look at the realities that surround us through his art, Gallenkuş aims to make a difference in how we understand the lives of others.




English Essay 

Enski stílurin skal latast inn mikudagin 20 sep. Tit hava arbeitt í bólkum við teimum ymisku myndunum. Tykkara stílur skal vera um tí myndina, ið tit hava arbeitt við. Uppgávuorðingin er løgd inn niðanfyri. Stílurin skal vera í minsta lagi 1 síðu og í mesta lagi 2 síður. Minnist til inngang og útgang  - Be Bold :) 


What you have to do:

• Describe the picture (composition, colouring etc.)
• What feelings does the picture convey and how?
• What is your opinion of the picture?


What you can also do: 

  • Write about the artist
  • What common charecteristics have you noticed in his works?
  • Comment on the qoute by Gigi Datome
  • Comment on the hashtag


Essay title: #ParallelUniversesWarPeace


Í filmsbrotunum niðanfyri finna tit íblástur til ein góðan inngang/ Hook.

Góðan arbeiðshug :) 


How to write a hook




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Minst til navn, dagfesting og síðutal!


Enskt 7.a


Essay exercise

Write an introduction with a hook, transition and thesis. The title of the essay is teenage life 

How to write a hook: 



Fríðunn og Dortea - Hook 1, Inverted pyramid

Maiken og Ukraine - Hook 2, Fact or statistic

Vár og Maria - Hook 3, Anecdote or personal experience

Sigrid og Ester - Hook 4, Rethorical question

Andrea og Jodvig - Hook 5, Bold pronouncement

Tummas og Hugin - Hook 1, Inverted pyramid

Mattias B og Brandur - Hook 2, Fact or statistic

Markus, Sjúrður og Christian  - Hook 3, Anecdote or personal experience

Rókur, Hørður og Gilli - Hook 4, Rethorical question

Rói, Mattias K og Xhoel - Hook 5, Bold pronouncement



By Roald Dahl


For each chapter:

Summarise important parts of the chapter
Find one word to put in The Vocabulary Four Square

Every Thursday:

Choose your favourite passage from one of the chapters that you read this week. Prepare to read aloud and explain why you picked out this passage (what do you find interesting and what does it tell us). Be aware of punctuation and direct speech when you practise to read your passage aloud.


Read and listen at the same time. You can find audiobooks here:






Music with a message 

  • Pick a song/music video about Freedom
  • In your own words, sum up each verse.
  • Analyse the song/music video. Does the song tell a story or describe a feeling? What is the message of the song? Is it still relevant? How well do you think the video and the text compare? Does the video portray the general message in the lyrics?
  • What is your opinion on music with a message? What do you think of the song?






Oliver Twist

  • Describe the main characters. Use the text to help you
  • What is the usual meaning of the following words: Fang, dodge, grim, wig, bumble, corney, sourberry (sowerberry)
  • How does Charles Dickens use words like these to describe his characters more clearly?
  • "Despite this tender Christian care by the Christian authorites, Oliver did reach his ninth birthday..." (page 5, line 2) What does this tell us about C.D. view of the authorities in those days?
  • In which ways does C.D. support and critize the values of his time?
  • Finish the sentence "You are poor when..."
  • Finish the sentence "You are rich when..."


Book Bento

Book Bentos are visual representations that reflect actual parts of the story, or representations of a theme or concept.

  • Gather 4 - 8 objects that hold meaning/represent something in the book. (Don't use the cover)
  • Assemble the items. Consider background,color, spacing, placement of objects,
  • Take a square photograph. (You can make the image even more beautiful by bringing it into your favorite image editing program for enhancement.)

Send your Book Bento to rudi.olsen@skulin.fo 


Book Bento Examples


1. Video & Computer Games: Dortea, Brandur, Mattias B

 2. Boys don´t cry: Rói, Mattias K., Sjúrður

3. A true friend: Gilli, Rókur, Hørður

4. The ballerina boy; Jodvig, Andrea, Ester

5. World of Warcraft: Hugin, Tummas, Xhoel, Christian

6. Ladz: Sigrid, Fríðunn, Maria

7. Holes: Ukraine, Vár, Markus