Teaching Resources WJEC GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry

From TES English, English teacher resources and lesson ideas to support teaching, learning and revision for WJEC GCSE Lit Unseen Poetry examination unit.

 

Teaching English Resources - Unseen Poetry Illustrated Interactive Whiteboard E-poetry Booklets

  • For English teachers, two illustrated e-poetry booklets containing each of the poems from the teaching pack. Great for English starters and plenaries. Further teaching and revision ideas are suggested within the pack.
  • Click ‘Play’ to launch the booklets.

E-poetry Booklet 1 for WJEC Unseen Poetry (no audio)

  • The e-poetry booklets are digital flash files. E-poetry Booklet 1 contains images and copies of the poems.

E-poetry Booklet 2 for WJEC Unseen Poetry (with audio)

  • The e-poetry booklets are digital flash files. E-poetry Booklet 2 contains images and copies of the poems together with embedded audio MP3 readings of each poem.

Print-based teaching resources

Free teaching resources, worksheets and activities on each poem from the teaching pack. All printable resources are available as both DOC and PDF files. Also included are downloadable MP3 readings and brief commentaries on each poem.

Introduction to WJEC GCSE Literature Unseen Poetry

Contents of WJEC GCSE Lit Unseen Poetry teaching resources unit

WJEC GCSE Lit Unseen Poetry assessment objectives

Examiner’s tips for WJEC GCSE Lit Unseen Poetry

WJEC GCSE Lit Unseen Poetry Sample Exam Paper Activities

Teaching and Revision Resources for Unseen Poetry - Form, structure and language

  • ‘November Story’ by Vernon Scannell and ‘November night, Edinburgh’ by Norman MacCaig

Teaching and Revision Resources for Unseen Poetry - Rhyme and personification

  • November Story’ by Vernon Scannell and ‘November night, Edinburgh’ by Norman MacCaig

Teaching and Revision Resources for Unseen Poetry - Theme and turn

  • ‘Names’ by Wendy Cope

Teaching and Revision Resources for Unseen Poetry - Tense and punctuation

  • ‘In Oak Terrace’ by Tony Connor

Teaching and Revision Resources for Unseen Poetry - Images and tone

  • ‘Summer in the Village’ by Christine Evans

Teaching and Revision Resources for Unseen Poetry - Contrast and conjunctions

  • ‘Incoming Calls’ by Labi Siffre

Teaching and Revision Resources for Unseen Poetry - Refrain and narrative point-of-view

  • ‘Impressions of a New Boy’ by Marian Collihole and ‘Only the Wall’ by Matthew Sweeney

Teaching and Revision Resources for Unseen Poetry - Diction and imagery

  • ‘Grandfather’ by Susan Hrynkow and ‘Jessie Emily Schofield’ by Judy Williams.

Teaching and Revision Resources for Unseen Poetry - Aural devices, meaning, mood and atmosphere

  • ‘Foghorns’ by Gillian Clarke and ‘The Fog Horn’ by Frances Williams

Teaching and Revision Resources for Unseen Poetry - Mock exam papers

  • ‘The Railway Modeller’ by Sheenagh Pugh and ‘The Railway Clerk’ by Nissam Ezekial; ‘Looking into the Field’ by Tony Curtis and ‘Hatching’ by Elizabeth Jennings; ‘The Moth’s Plea’ by Elizabeth Jennings and ‘Weasels’ by John Tripp.

Printable (DOC and PDF) copies of the poems