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Annual English Challenges and Themed Pages

EnglishCaddy has an ever increasing collection of blended learning pages, created around an interest or theme for you to explore and improve your English at the same time.

Below, you'll find highlights of the different theme-based pages.

History Is All You Left Me


An incredibly moving and emotional novel by Adam Silvera.  Told in alternating chapters between today and the past, the story is about Griffin who loses Theo, the love of his life in death, before he even turns 18.

How does one deal with profound happiness and profound grief so early on?

Click the image on the left to be taken to the activities based on this novel.

Thirteen Reasons Why

If you follow the series 13 Reasons Why, then you should read the book by Jay Asher.  While the t.v. series has met with a lot of controversy based its representation of suicide, the book deals with it in a much more objective and sympathetic fashion.

Click here to be taken to the activities page.

Call Me By Your Name

Film and novel activities based on the coming-of-age drama by André Aciman. On here you will find some deep reflective activities to explore the novel, the film and yourself.

Only Austen

A tribute to Jane Austen with a collection of her works.

Click on the image to explore the works and adaptations of Ms. Austen.


RMS Titanic

This page was developed for the 100th anniversary of her maiden voyage and loss.


On This Page:

Documentaries, pictures and activities.

Looking for Alaska

The second of John Green's books to be featured on EnglishCaddy, this novel deals with some heavy themes in a "funny" relatable way.

A Monster Calls

Stories are wild creatures and who knows what will happen when you let them loose!

A collection of activities for the book and film A Monster Calls

Star Wars English

A collection of English activities base on the Star Wars saga!! 

The Fault in Our Stars

English activities based on the best-selling book by John Green; A Fault in Our Stars


The Perks of Being a Wallflower

This novel by Stephen Chbosky is remarkably simple and complex.  Follow Charlie through his freshman year of high school as he deals with finding his place and events from his past.

The Hobbit, or There and Back Again

Follow the tale of Bilbo, Gandalf and a band of Dwarves as the set out to reclaim their lost gold.

Warm Bodies

Finally a zombie book that's good!  Click here to go to the activities page for the novel Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion.  You'll fall in love!


Zombie Activities

Click here to be taken to a zombie-based activity page. If you like zombies, this is one of the best ways for you to work on your English!!!

A Song of Ice and Fire

A Game of Thrones themed activities

If you're a fan of A Game of Thrones then you'll like the activities centered around the books and the series.

The world of George R.R. Martin is vast, so check back regularly for new updates and new activities!


Into the Wild


A special page dedicated to the life of Christopher McCandless.  This page offers many links allowing you to research and discover the many aspects about his life and tragic adventure.

Click here or on the magic bus...



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Into the Wild English Challenge 2015-2016

EnglihsCaddy's Zombie Challenge! 2014-2015

A Game of Thrones English Challenge 2013-2014

The English Challenge for the academic year 2013-14 and the biggest challenge to date.  Enjoy exploring the world of Westeros while you improve and develop your English and critical thinking skills.  Also this year EnglishCaddy has introduced many non-challenge related activities that you can enjoy at your leisure.  So come on in and enjoy!

Click here to be taken to the English Challenge for 2013-14

Click here to be taken to the Game of Thrones Activities Page.


The Hunger Games English Challenge 2012-2013

A collection of exercises, activities and fun centered around the trilogy by Stepanie Meyers. 

Click to enjoy the experience!