IGCSE Poetry: 'Attack' by Siegfried Sassoon

This is a detailed worksheet and handout about Siegfried Sassoon’s poem ‘Attack’, which is on the IGCSE English Literature exam list for 2018. The worksheet includes:

You can buy this handout as part of the IGCSE Poetry May 2018 / May 2019 bundle, here: IGCSE Poetry May 2018 / 2019 Bundle

  1. Poet biography
  2. Text of the poem annotated with a glossary of difficult or important vocabulary.
  3. Before Reading activities and close reading & analysis questions.
  4. Additional food for thought activities, including a comparative essay question, comparing Sasson’s ‘Attack’ and Wilfred Owen’s ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’.


Save for later
  • IGCSEPoetryAttackbySiegfriedSassoon.pdf

About this resource


Created: Oct 18, 2018

Updated: Feb 14, 2019

Unit of work

pdf, 2 MB


Report a problem

Tes Paid Licence

How can I re-use this?