17th September 2004 at 01:00

Read WH Auden's poem "Roman Wall Blues" and write a letter from the soldier to his girlfriend in Italy.


Draw a "concept map" (mind map) centred on the idea of elements. Choose a branch and compose a haiku inspired by it.


Imagine you are the Indian boy Titania and Oberon are fighting over in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and write a diary for seven days with Midsummer Night in the middle. "Water, water, everywhere"Look at parts 2 and 3 of Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" and explain how he uses contrast and repetition to convey the horror of the Mariner's situation..

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