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Unseen Poetry - Establishing Content!

Unseen Poetry - Establishing Content!

This engaging and interesting lesson enables students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to establish the content (e.g. the subject matter, poet’s key messages, and surface/ deeper meanings) of previously unseen poems. In particular, they define and understand each of the key features of content, practice identifying them in poems and analyse their effectiveness upon the reader. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be both independent and collaborative learners. It follows this learning journey: -Defining and exemplifying each of the features of content through a group card-sorting activity; -Discussing , understanding, and practicing some of the skills and techniques needed to initially explore a poem for content; -Considering the ideas of interpretation, inference, surface/deeper meaning, and textual evidence as important mechanisms for exploration; -Applying their understanding of the features of content and the skills needed to find them through a jigsaw activity; -Self-evaluating their own learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: -A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; -Content features cards for the card-sorting activity; -‘Establishing Content’ worksheet for the development task; -Copies of the poems ‘Two Scavengers in a Truck…’ by Laurence Ferlinghetti, ‘Nothing’s Changed’ by Tatamkhulu Afrika, ‘Hitcher’ by Simon Armitage and 'Island Man’ by Grace Nichols for annotation (both freely available online); -A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. Resources are provided in both Word (for easy editing - find in the zip file)and PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers). All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
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Song of the Old Mother Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Song of the Old Mother Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of W.B. Yeats’ poem 'Song of the Old Mother.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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What Were They Like? Comprehension Activities Booklet!

What Were They Like? Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Denise Levertov’s poem 'What Were They Like?’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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Unseen Poetry Big Bundle!

Unseen Poetry Big Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS ALL OF THE ‘UNSEEN POETRY’ LESSONS, INCLUDING ANALYSING LANGUAGE, ANALYSING STRUCTURE, ESTABLISHING CONTENT AND COMPARING POEMS, IN ADDITION TO THE KNOWLEDGE ORGANISER/ REVISION MAT. These engaging and varied, resources have been designed to aid students in gaining the skills and knowledge required to succeed in the ‘Unseen Poems’ element of English Literature examinations. Made up of a wide-range of interesting and exciting lessons and revision resources, students should complete this scheme having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poems from making key inferences, understanding poets’ ideas through their use of language and structure, and structuring comparative writing effectively to offer clear, considered, qualified responses. Stimulating, visual, and easily adaptable, these lessons provide suggested learning objectives and outcomes for students of a wide-range of abilities - The vast majority of tasks are differentiated to allow for different abilities and needs in your classroom. Engaging, comprehensive, presentations, activity resources, worksheets, copies of practice poems and lesson plans are all provided.
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Unseen Poetry - Analysing Structure!

Unseen Poetry - Analysing Structure!

This engaging and interesting lesson enables students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse the structural features of previously unseen poems. In particular, they define and understand each of the key structural devices, practice identifying them in poems and analyse their effectiveness upon the reader. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be both independent and collaborative learners. It follows this learning journey: -Defining and exemplifying each of the structural features through a group card-sorting activity; -Identifying each of the structural features in two poems through an exploratory task; -Understanding the writer’s intentions and the effect on the reader of various structural techniques; -Applying their understanding of the structural features and their effect to a comparison between two related poems; -Peer-evaluating their learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: -A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; -Structural features cards for the card-sorting activity; -‘Analysing Structural Techniques’ worksheet for the development task; -Copies of the poems ‘The Falling Leaves’ by Margaret Postgate Cole and ‘next to of course god america i’ by E.E. Cummings for annotation (both freely available online); -A structure strip, a model example and a success criteria to guide the students throughout their comparative essay attempts; -A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. Resources are provided in both Word (for easy editing - find in the zip file)and PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers). All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
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Unseen Poetry - Analysing Language!

Unseen Poetry - Analysing Language!

This engaging and interesting lesson enables students to develop the knowledge and skills needed to analyse the language features of previously unseen poems. In particular, they define and understand each of the key language devices, practice identifying them in poems and analyse their effectiveness upon the reader. The lesson utilises a range of tasks, that require students to be both independent and collaborative learners. It follows this learning journey: -Defining and exemplifying each of the language features through a group card-sorting activity; -Identifying each of the language features in examples of poetry in a fun, interactive game; -Understanding the writer’s intentions and the effect on the reader of various language techniques; -Applying their understanding of the language features and their effect to a comparison between two related poems; -Peer-evaluating their learning in the lesson. Included in this resource pack are: -A well-presented, thorough, and informative, whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation; -Language features cards for the card-sorting activity; -‘Analysing Language Techniques’ worksheet for the development task; -Copies of the poems ‘Dulce et Decorum est’ by Wilfred Owen and ‘The Soldier’ by Rupert Brooke for annotation (both freely available online); -A structure strip, a model example and a success criteria to guide the students throughout their comparative essay attempts; -A comprehensive teacher guidance form/lesson plan to assist delivery. Resources are provided in both Word (for easy editing - find in the zip file)and PDF (to prevent formatting issues between computers). All images in this resource are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the lesson presentation.
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Romantic Movement Poetry Comprehension Activity Booklets Bundle!

Romantic Movement Poetry Comprehension Activity Booklets Bundle!

These 16-page resource booklets contain a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities to aid the teaching of a number of the most famous romantic-era poems. Teachers have found the activities particularly useful throughout practicing for unseen poems, for teaching as part of a poetry unit, or to support guided reading sessions. Students have found these resources extremely engaging, and it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. Each booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities across the booklets are as consistent, to provide an equal understanding of each poem, and include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Edgar Allan Poe’s dark-romantic poem ‘The Raven.’ Teachers have found the activities particularly useful throughout teaching, or for exam revision or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of students towards meeting the key English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies. Students have found these resources extremely engaging, and it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. It is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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To Autumn - John Keats - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

To Autumn - John Keats - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of John Keats’ romantic poem ‘In Autumn.’ Teachers have found the activities particularly useful throughout teaching, or for exam revision or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of students towards meeting the key English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies. Students have found these resources extremely engaging, and it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. It is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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She Walks in Beauty Comprehension Activities Booklet!

She Walks in Beauty Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Lord Byron’s romantic poem ‘She Walks in Beauty.’ Teachers have found the activities particularly useful throughout teaching, or for exam revision or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of students towards meeting the key English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies. Students have found these resources extremely engaging, and it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. It is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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THE WIND: POEM COMPREHENSION PRESENTATION

THE WIND: POEM COMPREHENSION PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Poem Comprehension. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources for 4 days that helps the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a Reading Comprehension lesson on a Children’s Poem. This Presentation Includes: Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Learning Objectives and Outcomes Short Description of the Poet and his Works with an Introduction to the Poem Poem Text - The Wind by Robert Louis Stevenson Overview of Vocabulary for a Poem Comprehension Lesson Flipped Lesson Part - Works, Audio, and Summary for Pre-Learning Day 1: Poem Analysis - Guide, Critical Appreciation Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary Day 2: Poetic Devices - Comparison, Sound, Prompts, Notes, Rubrics, Plenary Day 3: Summary - Starter, Template, Rubrics, Plenary Day 4: Annotation - Guide, Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – Quizzes on the Poem Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - My Poem Comprehension Checklist Home Learning for Reinforcement - Worksheet on the Poem Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - 3 Exercises with Answers Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.RL.6-8.1-2, 4-5, 10/L.6-8.4-5 Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Educational Tools and Resources - Connectives, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of comprehending a poem to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their reading and comprehension skills. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ Early Finishers ✿ Tutoring ✿ Sub Tubs ✿ ESL Stations/Centres ✿ Holiday Work ✿ Small Group Collaborations ✿ End of Unit Quick Assessments ✿ Homework ✿ Reinforcement ✿ Enrichment
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STOPPING BY THE WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING: POEM COMPREHENSION PRESENTATION

STOPPING BY THE WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING: POEM COMPREHENSION PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Poem Comprehension. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources for 4 days that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a Reading Comprehension lesson on a Lyric Poem. This Presentation Includes: Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Learning Objectives and Outcomes Short Description of the Poet and his Works with an Introduction to the Poem Poem Text - Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost Overview of Vocabulary for a Poem Comprehension Lesson Flipped Lesson Part - Works, Audio, and Summary for Pre-Learning Day 1: Poem Analysis - Guide, Critical Appreciation Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary Day 2: Poetic Devices - Comparison, Sound, Prompts, Notes, Rubrics, Plenary Day 3: Summary - Starter, Template, Rubrics, Plenary Day 4: Annotation - Guide, Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – Quiz on the Poem Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - My Poem Comprehension Checklist Home Learning for Reinforcement - Worksheet on the Poem Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - 2 Exercises with Answers Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.R.6-8.1-4/6 Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Educational Tools and Resources - Connectives, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of comprehending a poem to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their reading and comprehension skills. ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ Early Finishers ✿ Tutoring ✿ Sub tubs ✿ ESL stations/centres ✿ Holiday work ✿ Small group ✿ End of unit quick assessments ✿ Homework ✿ Reinforcement ✿ Enrichment
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I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud Comprehension Activities Booklet!

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of William Wordsworth’s romantic poem ‘I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.’ Teachers have found the activities particularly useful throughout teaching, or for exam revision or guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of students towards meeting the key English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies. Students have found these resources extremely engaging, and it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. It is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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Poetry from World Cultures Comprehension Activity Booklets Bundle!

Poetry from World Cultures Comprehension Activity Booklets Bundle!

These 16-page resource booklets contain a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities to aid the teaching of 9 different poems from other cultures. Teachers have found the activities particularly useful throughout practicing for unseen poems, for teaching as part of a poetry unit, or to support guided reading sessions. They are perfect for aiding the progress of students towards meeting the key English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies. Students have found these resources extremely engaging, and it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. Each booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities across the booklets are as consistent, to provide an equal understanding of each poem, and include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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Search for My Tongue - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Search for My Tongue - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Sujata Bhatt’s poem 'Search for My Tongue.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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Blessing - Imtiaz Dharker - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Blessing - Imtiaz Dharker - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Imtiaz Dharker’s poem 'Blessing.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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Two Scavengers in a Truck - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Two Scavengers in a Truck - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s poem 'Two Scavengers in a Truck, Two Beautiful People in a Mercedes.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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Nothing's Changed - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Nothing's Changed - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Tatamkhulu Afrika’s poem 'Nothing’s Changed.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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Island Man Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Island Man Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Grace Nichol’s poem 'Island Man.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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Roald Dahl Bundle

Roald Dahl Bundle

10 resources all Roald Dahl novels, workbooks, writing and literacy worksheets great forupper KS1 and KS2 a bargain if you buy all 10. Includes quiz and timeline as well as fascinating facts. save 68% if you buy this bundle
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Comparing Unseen Poetry Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

Comparing Unseen Poetry Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students preparing for the ‘Unseen Poetry’ elements of English Literature examinations. It is ideal for GCSE and A Level students, as it contains detailed and comprehensive sections (including explanations, examples and key questions) on: Content -Subject Matter, Context, Tone, Atmosphere, The Poet; Language - Similes, Metaphors, Interesting Adjectives, Interesting Verbs, Imagery, Onomatopoeia, Alliteration, Assonance, Personification, Hyperbole, Oxymoron, Repetition; Form and Strcuture - Common Forms, Rhyme/ Rhyme Schemes, Metre, Rhythm, Stanzas, Line Type, Line Length. Plus lists of Adding Connectives and Contrasting Connectives for use when comparing. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
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Night of the Scorpion Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Night of the Scorpion Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Nissim Ezekiel’s poem 'Night of the Scorpion.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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Limbo Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Limbo Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Edward Kamau Brathwaite’s poem 'Limbo.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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Edexcel HUGE Revision Bundle English Language and Literature

Edexcel HUGE Revision Bundle English Language and Literature

This bundle is an absolute bargain! It includes questions and papers on both of the Language papers and both of the Literature papers (play text is Blood Brothers) plus questions on the Love and Relationships Poetry collection. The Grade Booster Reading Advice Guide has been included FREE here along with a 50% discount on the revision resources…Perfect for teachers, tutors, cover, supply and parents…Follow me for more of the same coming very soon! Bespoke requests to @jomarsh1 on Twitter.
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Edexcel Pick n Mix Literature Paper 2: Love and Relationships Poetry Comparison Questions

Edexcel Pick n Mix Literature Paper 2: Love and Relationships Poetry Comparison Questions

This resource comprises 4 diverse comparison questions on Edexcel’s Love and Relationships Poetry Collection (9-1). This is perfect for a quick lesson as the exams near, or for supply, tutors or parents to keep your children focused. A marking programme is available on application via my Twitter account @jomarsh1. This resource is available individually or as part of a bundle (at a discounted price) so do check out my shop for more of the same.
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The Soldier - Rupert Brooke - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

The Soldier - Rupert Brooke - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Rupert Brooke’s war poem 'The Soldier.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
TandLGuru
UPDATED Edexcel Pick n Mix Conflict Poetry Comparison Questions

UPDATED Edexcel Pick n Mix Conflict Poetry Comparison Questions

This resource comprises 7 diverse comparison questions on Edexcel’s Conflict Poetry Collection (9-1). This is perfect for a quick lesson as the exams near, or for supply, tutors or parents to keep your children focused. A marking programme is available on application via my Twitter account @jomarsh1. This resource is available individually or as part of a bundle (at a discounted price) so do check out my shop for more of the same.
joannammarsh
Do not go gentle into that good night Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Do not go gentle into that good night Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Dylan Thomas’ poem 'Do not go gentle into that good night.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
TandLGuru
next to of course god america i Comprehension Activities Booklet!

next to of course god america i Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of E.E. Cummings’ poem 'next to of course god america i.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
TandLGuru
Vultures - Chinua Achebe - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

Vultures - Chinua Achebe - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Chinua Achebe’s poem 'Vultures.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context��� - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
TandLGuru
On My First Sonne - Ben Jonson - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

On My First Sonne - Ben Jonson - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Ben Jonson’s tender elegy 'On My First Sonne.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
TandLGuru
The Falling Leaves - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

The Falling Leaves - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of Margaret Postgate Cole’s war poem 'The Falling Leaves.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
TandLGuru
The Tyger - William Blake - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

The Tyger - William Blake - Comprehension Activities Booklet!

This 16-page resource booklet contains a wide range of challenging and engaging comprehension activities for use throughout the reading of William Blake’s poem 'The Tyger.’ They are perfect for aiding the progress of students learning poetry either in KS3 and KS4 in preparation for poetry/unseen poetry at GCSE, as the tasks draw on English Literature assessment objectives - suitable for all examining bodies - it is clearly highlighted within each task regarding which assessment strands the task is designed to demonstrate. The booklet is provided in both Word (to allow for easy editing) and PDF (to ensure for consistency of formatting between computers). Activities within the booklet include (amongst many others): ‘Analysing Context’ - helping students to ‘Show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written.’ ‘Analysing Subject Matter, Language and Structure’ - to help students to ‘Analyse the language, form and structure used by a writer to create meanings and effects, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate.’ ‘Diary Entry’ - to help students to ‘Use a range of vocabulary and sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate spelling and punctuation. Make an informed personal response, recognising that other responses to a text are possible and evaluating these.’ ‘The Speaker’ - to help students to ‘Read, understand and respond to texts. Students should be able to: maintain a critical style and develop an informed personal response use textual references, including quotations, to support and illustrate interpretations.’
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AQA- Walking Away - Relationship poetry analysis

AQA- Walking Away - Relationship poetry analysis

As part of the AQA relationships cluster, this lesson explores the inferences behind the poem ‘Walking away’ by C Day Lewis. The lesson includes: comments on plot line and structure Detailed language analysis- ready to prompt discussions A model example to a GCSE An opportunity to answer the GCSE Question: HOW DOES THE POET CREATE THE THEME OF CLOSE RELATIONSHIPS IN WALKING AWAY? Differentiated for different abilities and can be used as a year 10 introduction lesson to poetry or a year 11 revision of the poem.
kirstygemmell2809
POINT-EVIDENCE-EXPLAIN (PEE) TECHNIQUE FOR TEXT ANALYSIS: PRESENTATION

POINT-EVIDENCE-EXPLAIN (PEE) TECHNIQUE FOR TEXT ANALYSIS: PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources on how to use Point-Evidence-Explain (PEE) technique for text analysis. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a Text Analysis lesson. This Presentation Includes: Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Objectives and Outcomes Engaging and Creative Lesson Starter – Spot PEE Overview of Vocabulary used for a PEE Lesson Flipped Lesson Part - Video-Prezi-SlideShare: Language Analysis, PEE Paragraph Space for Peer Teaching - PEE Technique Scaffolded Notes to Support the Learners - Sample, Template, Prompts Collaborative Group Task – Think-Share, Pair-Share, Shared Writing Mini-Plenary – Online Quizzes - Report Types, Evidence, PEE Technique Assessment Criteria for Outcome Expectations - Rubrics Differentiated Activities for Level Learners - 4 Task Cards Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - Completing PEE Paragraph Plenary to Assesses Learning Outcomes - PQP - Praise-Question-Polish Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - PEE Checklist Home Learning for Reinforcement - Online Exercises on PEED and PEE Common Core Standards - ELA.LIT.8.RL.1/8.RI.8/8.W.2b/8.SL.1a/L.8.4a Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Educational Tools and Resources - Connectives, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of PEE Technique for Language Analysis to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their reading, comprehension, and language skills.
john421969
SYMPATHY: POEM COMPREHENSION LESSON PRESENTATION

SYMPATHY: POEM COMPREHENSION LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Poem Comprehension. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources for 4 days that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a Reading Comprehension lesson on a Narrative Poem. This Presentation Includes: Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Learning Objectives and Outcomes Short Description of the Poet and his Works with an Introduction to the Poem The Text of the Poem - Sympathy by Charles Mackay Overview of Vocabulary for a Poem Comprehension Lesson Flipped Lesson Part - Works, Audio, and Summary for Pre-Learning Day 1: Poem Analysis - Guide, Critical Appreciation Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary Day 2: Poetic Devices - Comparison, Sound, Prompts, Notes, Rubrics, Plenary Day 3: Summary - Starter, Template, Rubrics, Plenary Day 4: Annotation - Guide, Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – Quiz on the Poem Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - My Poem Comprehension Checklist Home Learning for Reinforcement - Worksheet on Sympathy Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - 4 Comprehension Websites Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.R.6-8.1-4/6 Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Educational Tools and Resources - Connectives, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of comprehending a poem to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their reading and comprehension skills.
john421969
SOLITARY REAPER: POEM COMPREHENSION LESSON PRESENTATION

SOLITARY REAPER: POEM COMPREHENSION LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Poem Comprehension. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources for 4 days that will help the teachers to walk into the classroom with ready to teach confidence as it covers all that a teacher and a student need for a Reading Comprehension lesson on a Lyrical Ballad. This Presentation Includes: Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Learning Objectives and Outcomes Short Description of the Poet and his Works with an Introduction to the Poem The Text of the Poem - Solitary Reaper by William Wordsworth Overview of Vocabulary for a Poem Comprehension Lesson Flipped Lesson Part - Works, Audio, and Explanation for Pre-Learning Day 1: Poem Analysis - Guide, Critical Appreciation Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary Day 2: Poetic Devices - Comparison, Sound, Prompts, Notes, Rubrics, Plenary Day 3: Summary - Starter, Template, Rubrics, Plenary Day 4: Annotation - Guide, Prompt, Rubrics, Plenary Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – 3 Quizzes on the Poem Success Criteria for Self Evaluation - My Poem Comprehension Checklist Home Learning for Reinforcement - Comprehension Questions Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - 4 Online Exercises Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.R.6-8.1-4/6 Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive Educational Tools and Resources - Connectives, Adjectives, Adverbs, Verbs Teachers can use this presentation to give a complete knowledge and understanding of comprehending a poem to the learners, thereby helping them to enhance their reading and comprehension skills.
john421969
When We Two Parted Poetry Bundle!

When We Two Parted Poetry Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Lord Byron’s love/relationships poem: When We Two Parted. Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet’s ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Byron’s language devices. The bundle contains: The comprehensive and engaging lesson, The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, The 16 page comprehension booklet; A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
When We Two Parted Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

When We Two Parted Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising Lord Byron’s love/relationships poem 'When We Two Parted.’ It contains comprehensive sections on: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
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1st Date She 1st Date He by Wendy Cope

1st Date She 1st Date He by Wendy Cope

English Literature resource produced to support teaching of the Edexcel Relationships Poetry Anthology (KS4). Learning Objectives: To consider how structure allows the reader to gain different perspectives on a relationship (AO2) To consider the language used to convey thoughts and emotions (AO2) Lesson involves: Pupils exploring the idea of ‘first dates’ and considering the gender differences between males and females. Considering the terms dramatic irony, situational irony, interior monologue and pathos in relation to the poem and its’ central ideas. Analysing the layout and structure of the poem. Considering the language used by the poet. Discussion of context: How has online dating and social media changed the dating game? Resource lends itself to being largely discussion based - pupils can be given time to discuss and analyse aspects of the poem and PowerPoint resource can be used to stimulate and structure feedback.
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Neutral Tones - Thomas Hardy - Bundle!

Neutral Tones - Thomas Hardy - Bundle!

These resources are designed to help students gain understanding, assessment skills, and key interpretations of Thomas Hardy’s love/relationships poem: ‘Neutral Tones.’ Students will complete this learning having gathered vital skills in: interpreting the significant meanings of the poem, understanding the poet’s ideas within the poem, analysing the features of form and structure, considering settings and themes, and understanding Hardy’s language devices. The bundle contains: The comprehensive and engaging lesson, The visually-appealing and informative knowledge organiser/ revision mat, The 16 page comprehension booklet; A range of resources to prepare your students for critically comparing poems. The lessons included are interactive, employ a variety of different teaching and learning methods and styles, and are visually-engaging. Resources, worksheets, and lesson plans are all provided.
TandLGuru
Neutral Tones - Thomas Hardy - Love/Relationships Poetry

Neutral Tones - Thomas Hardy - Love/Relationships Poetry

This thought-provoking, stimulating lesson enables students to build their knowledge of the content, language, and structure of Thomas Hardy’s pessimistic love/relationships poem ‘Neutral Tones.’ In particular, students learn how the poet’s adoption of a pessimistic tone aids the communication of his key messages about love. The lesson also refers to key contextual information about the poet, referring to both his experiences and his beliefs. Students learn through a logical and step-by-step learning journey, including: -Inferring and predicting information through the title of the poem; -Understanding key contextual information about the poet and his life; -Reading and interpreting the poem; -Understanding the poem, with a particular emphasis upon the content, language, and structural features; -Writing an extended analysis piece based upon the poet’s use of content, language, and structure to get across his key messages; -Peer assessing their partners’ analysis attempts. Included is: Whole lesson PowerPoint - colourful, engaging and substantial; (including hyperlink to a reading of the poem) Copy of poem; Content, language, and structure worksheet; Analysis template with in-built success criteria for creating well-structured responses; Comprehensive lesson plan. There are also opportunities for group learning, peer assessment, and whole class discussion. This was originally taught to middle-ability year 9/10 groups, but can easily be differentiated for groups of different ages and abilities. All images are licensed for commercial use, and image rights are listed on the last page of the presentation.
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