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Valentine- Carol Ann Duffy Poetry analysis- KS3 Structure

Valentine- Carol Ann Duffy Poetry analysis- KS3 Structure

A lesson that explores the use of structure in the poem 'Valentine' By Carol Ann Duffy. Originally taught to a middle set group of year 8 students but can be easily adapted. Lesson would last 2 hours but again can be shortened or extended. The lesson includes: - A structure technique matching worksheet - A help sheet for the GCSE styled question "How has the poet used structure to engage the reader? - A teacher analysis of where structure is used in the poem - Comprehension questions linked to YouTube links -A model answer -A slide including a helping hand task and a challenege task- well differentiated.
kirstygemmell2809
A-level Assessment Objective  Focuses Revision Worksheet

A-level Assessment Objective Focuses Revision Worksheet

Useful worksheet for A-level students. Students will use questions focused around the Assessment Objectives to provide more effective revision notes. Lesson idea: 1. Add document to Google Docs 2. Put students into pairs and give them a different AO question to focus on 3. Sit back and watch students work! View their responses live on Google Docs and provide questions to aid them when necessary 4. At the end of the lesson, the students would have positively collaborated to create revision notes.
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Culture and Identity Poems- Mametz Wood, Nothing's Changed, Limbo and The follower.

Culture and Identity Poems- Mametz Wood, Nothing's Changed, Limbo and The follower.

GCSE aimed but could be used for lower years This bundle includes 4 detailed lessons complete with poems from the culture and identity anthology. Exploring themes, language and structure whilst looking at the context of each poem and imagery. Each lesson could be used over more than one lesson. Easily adapted to the needs of your class but can be used straight away! Please review if purchased. Save 32% by buying this bundle, however each lesson can be purchased individually.
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The follower- Culture and Identity poetry.

The follower- Culture and Identity poetry.

A lesson that explores 'The follower by Seamus Heaney' and the GCSE question 'How is structure used to create an effect on the reader in Seamus Heaney’s ‘The follower'? The lesson explores: -The context of the poem -Key terminology 'Irony' -The poem with directions for annotations -A worksheet to secure annotations -A model answer -Glossary -A Graph to plot student's progress
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Vultures- Poetry- Culture and Identity

Vultures- Poetry- Culture and Identity

This lesson explores imagery used in the poem Vultures by Chinua Achebe. The lesson explores: - The imagery of a vulture - A step to success ladder for GCSE poetry -Context of the poet - A YouTube link to the poem - The poem in text format - Exploration of key quotes linking to imagery - Steps to help students annotate the poem - A model answer - The question "How does the poet use imagery to create an effect on the reader?" -Peer assessment
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Mametz Wood- Poetry- Culture and Identity

Mametz Wood- Poetry- Culture and Identity

A lesson that should be used over two hours. An exploration of the poem Mametz Wood- Used at GCSE level in an observation that gained outstanding. Could be used at year 9 or a high ability year 8 with some alterations. The lesson explores the context of the poem, key quotations, comprehension questions designed to help students annotate the poem, supported essay structures to complete the GCSE question "How does the poet represent war through the use of imagery?" complete with a model answer - which is a weak model for students to add input on how to make it better and peer assessment.
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Poetry-Limbo by Kamai Brathwaite- Culture and Identity

Poetry-Limbo by Kamai Brathwaite- Culture and Identity

This lesson explores the culture of the Caribbean and the poem Limbo by Kamau Brathwaite. The lesson looks at historical events that can have links to the poem, the linguistic meaning behind the title, a full annotation of the poem, a question based on how the themes are presented in the poem and a hot seat plenary.
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Nothing's Changed- Poetry Culture & Identity

Nothing's Changed- Poetry Culture & Identity

Would last two or three lessons: This lesson explores the poem Nothing's Changed by looking at questions surrounding different cultures. A task that helps to show your student's understanding as the topic progresses on poetic techniques. Context of the poem and the poet. An analysis of language and structure within the poem and two model answers that students can mark and feedback on which one is better and why. The final question is "How does the poet present his life in Nothing's changed?
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The Follower- AQA Relationships Cluster- Seamus Heaney

The Follower- AQA Relationships Cluster- Seamus Heaney

This lesson explores the AQA poem 'The follower' by Seamus Heaney. It looks at context of the poet, analysing the poem, a model answer and a structured set of sentence starters for students to follow to help them answer the GCSE question "How does Heaney present the relationship between father and son?"
kirstygemmell2809
Edexcel Relationship Poetry: One Flesh by Elizabeth Jennings

Edexcel Relationship Poetry: One Flesh by Elizabeth Jennings

This resource offers a step by step analysis of Jennings' poem, it is fully differentiated and includes a range of questions and activities to complete whilst learning about this text before concluding with some overarching 'big questions', an essay style question and self/peer assessment task. This is everything you would need to teach this poem.
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