AQA GCSE anthology - Moon on the Tides - Ghazal

From the ‘Relationships’ cluster - Khalvati reads her poem in a rural park.

TES English Poetry Revision

AQA GCSE Anthology

Moon on the Tides – Poetry Across Time



'Ghazal' by Mimi Khalvati


Teaching Resources for 'Ghazal' by Mimi Khalvati

  • A 20-page pupil booklet with a range of teaching resources, activities and worksheets.

MP3 Readings and Commentaries

  • Three audio files to aid study and revision of the poem. One is a straight forward reading of the poem (no SFX), one a reading with sound effects, and one a commentary on the poem.

Where's willy?

  • "Maybe it's time to remind our pupils that an arrow can be an arrow as well as being a cock."
    Anne Thrope (Ms) discusses the new literature GCSE.

BBC Class Clips Video

  • Mimi Khalvati discusses and reads extracts from her poem.

'Relationships' Teaching Resources

  • Covers contemporary and literary heritage poets in the cluster
  • Illustrated e-poetry booklet containing the complete set of 15 poems
  • Audio files with poetry readings and commentaries for each poem
  • Printable pupil booklets including activities and worksheets
  • A range of videos to support study and revision

Moon on the Tides

The full set of poetry content from TES English includes digital e-poetry booklets and audio readings and commentaries for each of the 60 poems (all four clusters) in the anthology:

  • Character and Voice
  • Place
  • Conflict
  • Relationships

Further English revision resources are available in the extensive TES English Teaching Resource Collections