This detailed 15 slide PowerPoint has been developed to assist teachers in delivering a detailed analysis of Weir’s “Poppies” to Literature students. This poem features in the CCEA GCSE Conflict Poetry Anthology.
There are detailed questions that prompt critical stanza-by-stanza analysis from pupils. Each set of questions enables pupils to focus on identifying and analysing poetic methods (AO2) and strengthening their understanding of the poem.
There are detailed and focused analyses of each stanza, focusing on poetic methods (AO2) to supplement the initial notes taken by students.
Also included in this document:
-Context on Jane Weir (AO3)
-Initial reading questions
-Possible thematic connections to other poems in the Conflict Anthology