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Once Upon a Time by Gabriel Okara

Once Upon a Time by Gabriel Okara

An A3 annotated revision overview of the poem Once Upon a Time by Gabriel Okara covering themes, imagery, symbols and other literary devices. This is an excellent starting point for students to add further revision notes to. Also included is worksheet to help with revision of the poem.
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Mother in a Refugee Camp by Chinua Achabe

Mother in a Refugee Camp by Chinua Achabe

An A3 annotated revision overview of the poem Mother in a refugee Camp by Chinua Achabe covering themes, imagery, symbols and other literary devices. This is an excellent starting point for students to add further revision notes to. Also included is a second A3 sheet itemising style, characters, action/s, setting and ideas. (SCASI) along with a copy of the poem.
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Poetry analysis scheme of work for AS and A Level

Poetry analysis scheme of work for AS and A Level

This presentation looks at genre, form, structure and language for poetry at AS and A Level. It is based on the Songs of Ourselves Volume 2 Anthology, but could easily be adapted to suit other poetry modules at this level. It could also assist with poetry at GCSE.
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AQA GCSE English Paper 2 Question 4 - Immigration and refugees

AQA GCSE English Paper 2 Question 4 - Immigration and refugees

This resource is an entire lesson with enough material to fill up a 3 hour session or 2 smaller sessions. The session aim to help students practice their skills for paper 2 question 4, the comparison between a modern and older text on the same theme / topic. The topic of this session is immigration and looks at the immigration of Irish people to America and modern day Syrian refugees and underpins the idea of equality and compassion. Comparison materials are a letter written in 1884 and a poem written in 2017. I have found that in a world of fake news, memes and multicultural classrooms that students are very interested in these topics as they are often unsure of today's world and it's politics. This is a lesson which is designed to let the students do most of the thinking and analysing and is a perfect session to deliver as exam dates become nearer and they need to become more independent in delivering answers and insight. There are plenty of short timed paired and team activities which build up students knowledge and insight and ends with a chance to deliver a exam style answer and a short self assessment. Worksheets come with support material to help those who struggle and open questions to push those who are more capable. Please keep in mind that at times the TES preview somehow distorts slides and worksheets and that is not reflective of how the resource will look when downloaded. Hope it helps.
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Poetry Success Criteria

Poetry Success Criteria

This poetry success criteria contains: -Performance poetry -Analysing poems -Free verse -Planning and redrafting poetry -Comprehending poetry -Haiku -Narrative poem It is provided in an editable Word document so you can adapt it as required. This resource is also available as part of the complete Poetry Pack at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/poetry-pack-11817993?theme=1
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Poetry Definitions Follow Me

Poetry Definitions Follow Me

Get your children thinking about poetry terminology with this definitions game. Distribute the 25 cards amongst the class or group. Each card has a question (E.g. Who has another word for verse?) and an answer (E.g. I have stanza). The questions and answers follow each other around the room as pupils work out where their card fits into the sequence. Definitions: acrostic, alliteration, assonance, ballad, couplet, free verse, haiku, half-rhyme, internal rhyme, kenning, limerick, metaphor, narrative poem, onomatopoeia, personification, rap, repetition, riddle, rhyme, rhyme pattern, shape poem, simile, sonnet, syllable, stanza The cards are given in order so the teacher can keep a full copy as the answer sheet while pupils receive the cut up cards randomly. This resource is also available as part of the complete Poetry Pack at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/poetry-pack-11817993?theme=1
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Poetry Bingo

Poetry Bingo

Challenge your pupils to recognise poetry themed definitions with this bingo game. There are 30 different boards; enough for every child in your class. Definitions: acrostic, alliteration, assonance, ballad, couplet, free verse, haiku, half-rhyme, internal rhyme, kenning, limerick, metaphor, narrative poem, onomatopoeia, personification, rap, repetition, riddle, rhyme, rhyme pattern, shape poem, simile, sonnet, syllable, stanza The set includes a definition answer sheet for the teacher. This resource is also available as part of the complete Poetry Pack at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/poetry-pack-11817993?theme=1
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Syllable Search

Syllable Search

Use your detective skills to find the syllables and complete this match game in record time. Syllable Search contains 9 words with 3-6 syllables and matching syllable number cards. This resource is also available as part of the complete Poetry Pack at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/poetry-pack-11817993?theme=1
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Rhyming Dominoes

Rhyming Dominoes

Play dominoes with a twist! Each number of dots has been replaced by a rhyme sound. Children must play by the usual dominoes rules but match rhyming words instead of dots. Includes the sounds air, ite, ell, ing, at, oh and in. This resource is also available as part of the complete Poetry Pack at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/poetry-pack-11817993?theme=1
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Poetry Pack

Poetry Pack

Your poetry unit will be a dream with our poetry pack. Contains: Editable poetry success criteria covering performance poetry, analysing poems, free verse, planning and redrafting poetry, comprehending poetry, haiku and narrative poem. Poetry Definitions Follow Me game for poetry terminology. 30-board Poetry Bingo for poetry terminology. Rhyming Dominoes Syllable Search Buy the whole pack at the discounted price of £10. The resources are also available individually.
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