A 6 week scheme of PowerPoint lessons and resources, covering the poetry of World War One. Suitable for all abilities due to differentiated worksheets, and support and challenge cards. Designed for year 9, but could be used at any level of KS3 or adapted for KS4. There are clear aims and success criteria for each lesson, and a formative and summative assessment is included.
The lessons work through a poetry of war anthology, which is included. Main tasks include the social and historical context of WWI, drama, creative writing and reading tasks. There is a heavy focus on identifying and using language and structural techniques, in line with the new expectations at KS4.
Anthem for Doomed Youth - Wilfred Owen
Does it matter? - Siegfried Sassoon
The Last Laugh - Wilfred Owen
Suicide in the Trenches - Siegfried Sassoon
The Soldier - Rupert Brooke
Who's for the game? - Jessie Pope
Dulce et Decorum est - Wilfred Owen
Perhaps (To R.A.L.) - Vera Brittain
Try a free sample lesson here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/poetry-of-war-children-s-experiences-of-wwi-11362103