martes, 16 de octubre de 2012


Here you have some exercises to practise concepts we have seen so far. Useful for the exam you are going to take soon.

Exercise 1 (match pictures and concepts)
Exercise 2 (vocabulary crosswords)
Exercise 3 (concept. Fill in the gaps)
Exercise 4 (match concepts and definitions)

THE MODERN ERA in Laskorain ikastola

The Fall of Constantinople, the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus, the Spanish conquistadores, Charles I and Philip II, the "asiento de negros", the inquisition, the witch-hunting ... There are so many events that hapenned in the modern era that analizing them takes us longer than we wished.

Last year, students developed this topic in a different way. Here you have more detailed information and schemas they made about each of the events fro the modern era.  THE MODERN ERA IN LASKORAIN


DBH4 students are analysing the main events of The Modern Era, a very interesting historical period. On the effort of trying new routes to the east, explorers discovered new lands and territories from where they could get spices and materials.

Have a look at the following video, it's going to clarify us some of those facts!

domingo, 14 de octubre de 2012


In 1700, Charles II, the last Spanish monarch of the House of Habsburg, died childless. Before his death, he appointed Philip, grandson of his half-sister and King Louis XIV of France as the king of Spain. So, he bacame became Philip V of Spain and he was also in the line of succession of the French throne. However, the idea of the multi-continental empire of Spain passing under the control of Louis XIV provoked a massive coalition of powers to oppose Philip's succession.
Leopold I, The Holy Roman Emperor (Austrian Hasburg) also claimed the Spanish inheritance. As Louis XIV began to expand his territories, other European nations (mainly England, Portugal and the Dutch republic)) entered on the Holy Roman Empire side to stop the French expansion. Other states joined the coalition opposing France and Spain in an attempt to acquire new territories or to protect existing dominions. Spain was itself divided over the succession and fell into a civil war. (taken from wikipedia)

The war ended with the Treaty of Utrech, which brought important consequences.

martes, 9 de octubre de 2012


This is an easy exercise to identify the different biomes. The only thing you have to do is drag the answer and locate it on the picture.
We also have learned about the different characteristics of biomes. Well we can practise and prepare ourselves for the exam if we click on the above link.


So far, we have learned quite a lot of new vocabulary and concepts, and it worth revising them. Here you have a nice crosswords for testing how much you have learned.
Concerning landscapes, we have seen three different types of them. Do the following exercise where you just have to match the picture with its corresponding name.
And here you have another exercise where you have to match the pictures to their correct definitions.
And what would happen if we transformed our nature in a non-rational and non-coherent way? Do this exercise

Good practise for the exam you will have to take soon!

lunes, 8 de octubre de 2012


Chief Seatle has shown us a new conception of the land. Indians thought we are all a one, that we have to live in harmony with nature, and they didn't understand such concepts as buying or selling the land.
Listen to his speech and do the following

 So this is how he thought of our planet, beautiful natural landscapes!

martes, 24 de abril de 2012


On the 26th April, 1937, the city town of Gernika (Biscay) was bombed by the Condor Legion (German), following General Franco's advice. It was market day and the town was busy. It was a massacre against civilians.
Spain was involved in a civil war, Republicans and Franco's followers. In the Basque provinces, the front was in Elgeta (Intxorta)
Later, Pablo Picasso painted the famous "Gernika", a large painting which became the symbol of the cruelty of war and a message of peace.
Let's have a look at the following docummentaries and know about our past.

miércoles, 18 de abril de 2012

martes, 7 de febrero de 2012

Anarchism was a very important and wide spread social movement all over the world. Here, you will find a couple of videos about it.

Anarchism and rock music

Anarchism has been a great inspiration and influence on Punk-rock.Here, you'll find a couple videos by The Clash and The Sex Pistols.


Listen to the following song by The Clash, a mythical English group, while you watch the images of the Spanish Civil War and the post war.
Lyrics of "Spanish Bombs", by The Clash

jueves, 5 de enero de 2012


Once we finish with the industrialization process and its social consequences, we will have a look at the workers' movements and how they started struggling to get some rights. In that figth, new political ideas such as socialism, comunism and anarchism had a big influence. We are aware of the difficulty of the topic, so we are going to include  several videos in order to help you  understand it better.

lunes, 2 de enero de 2012


Information about fishing.