Alfred Tennyson – ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’ – Annotation / Planning Table / Questions / Book

Annotation prompts for Alfred Tennyson’s ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’. ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’ is a poem that recalls a disastrous historical military engagement. It focuses on the initial phase of the Crimean War (between Turkey / Russia: 1853-56). The annotation prompts are a supportive tool, intended to encourage further poetry analysis and interpretation. Resources included: an editable PowerPoint presentation on Alfred Tennyson’s ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’; a poetry planning table; 20 poetry analysis questions; and a booklet containing the poetry questions, with space to respond.

This poetry resource can also be found, in video format, on Poetry Essay’s YouTube channel.

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  • Poetry-Analysis-Booklet.pdf
  • Poetry-Analysis-Questions.pdf

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Created: Jan 27, 2017

Updated: Jan 27, 2019


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