This is a detailed handout and worksheet to accompany study and analysis of Stephen Spender’s poem “My Parents”. The handout includes:
You can buy this handout as part of the IGCSE Poetry May 2018 / May 2019 bundle, here: IGCSE Poetry May 2018 / 2019 Bundle
- biography and information about the poet
- an annotated version of the poem (with a useful glossary to explain crucial words and phrases)
- Close reading & analysis questions that allow your students to analyze and dig deeper.
- additional questions and food for thought to promote the search for connections and to look at the poem as a whole.