1. The title is an assertive sentence and represents, also, the last replica of the text. What means that?
A: After reading the text, we observe that the title suggests the joy of discovering new worlds, joy that we want to share with the others. So, the window means the book, the lecture.
2.Talking about library, Radu mentioned that The rooms had no windows. (scene 3), but in the 4th scene, the children declarer that However, the library had windows...Windows that we have not seen until then, and Eliza makes the remark: While we were reading, we headed for the exit. What makes them change their opinion? Which are the windows of the library?
A: The experience lived in the library makes the children to change their opinion, and that is possible for each of us with any new lecture act. The children discover the lecture as a way of knowledge the world.
The windows of the library are the books, through which, the reader transcend from the real world into fiction.
Since the students associate the window with the book (from the exercises 1, 2), they are asked to draw some windows-books, in which to introduce the title of a book they had read and that recommend to another colleague in the moment that offers him the draw.
3. Doiniţa mentioned that No one gets lost in a library. What wanted Doiniţa to say? Do you think that the library is a space were someone gets lost?
A: The library is a rich and worth space given to the books that contain, and becomes an opportunity of knowledge for children. Given this task, we visit online some world’s famous libraries, but also quotes about it. And we visit, also, europeana.eu to find out information about the history of the public libraries from Ardeal and Batthyaneum Library from Alba Iulia, founded in 1798 by the bishop Batthyany.
Then, the students are asked to depict in a few rows the library of their school. And for our next meeting they will realize a poster about school’s library (using PicCollaje application).
4. What means a book for Doiniţa, according to the poem that she makes at the end of the text: Our life is a book/With opened windows .
A: The book is a privilege for those who discovered it’s meaning, a bridge between past, present and our dreams, a window to far apart worlds. We will watch the short film The amazing flying books of mister Morris Lessmore, director William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg.
- Understanding the structure of a dramatic text :
Complete the following link with a scene of a dramatic text, as required:
At the end of the activity, the students are required to pronounce the sentence-title as an assertive sentence, then exclamatory and then interrogative. Then they have to choose their own version for the title: We want to offer you a window. or : We want to offer you a window! or : We want to offer you a window?