At the Scott Monument, we are going to make one of our last stops in our visit to this superb city of Edinburgh. The city dedicates a monument to Sir Walter Scott, the writer of Ivanhoe or Rob Roy, classic novels of the English literature. You can get access to all his works at the Digital Archive of the Edinburgh University Library.
At the end of the session, you will have:
- shared your poster through different means.
- visited the Scott Monument and revised "Relative Pronouns" in English.
- had fun singing one of the most famous songs by the Scottish band "Simple Minds".
Why don't you visit it virtually? Visiting Scott Monument: Official Website and you will be able to do it.
At this website you can obtain some information about who Sir Walter Scott was.
Can you find the answers to the following questions at the website?
- Why was this monument built in Edinburgh?
- Who sculpted this monument?
- How many sculptures are there on the monument?
- Who are the statues on the monument?
The following sentence can be found at the website ("A monumental idea" section): "Later when lack of funds hit, house-to-house visits in Edinburgh were arranged to collect money, and an engraving of the monument was given to everyone who contributed one guinea or more."
In this sentence, you can find in bold on the most common relative pronouns: who
Let's revise Relative pronouns in English and practise their use.
Remember that the Scott Monument must be part of the route at your Google Sites map.
Continue with your posts on Twitter (#taskposter and #projectedinburgh). You have to send a tweet with the name of your favourite writer/s or book/s and the reason why they are your preferred ones.