« Sephy is a Cross - a member of the dark-skinned ruling class. Callum is a nought - a colourless member of the underclass who were once slaves to the Crosses. Against a background of prejudice and distrust, highlighted by violent terrorist activity by Noughts, a romance builds between them - a romance that is to lead both of them into danger. »
These words describe Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman. As part of our study of 20th century literature, the 3e International class explored the many different themes of this novel : racism, terrorism, prejudice, class struggles and love. In particular, we looked out how news can be presented in different ways. The students were asked to create a new program about one of the main events in the story. Here is one of their creations.
(Thank you to Claude, Cassius, Julien and Julian for their work !)
And here is a second version (in two parts) : this time from the Nought point of view.
(Brought to you by Charlie, Mikael, Gabriel and Jules !)
and the second half :