IGCSE Poetry: "The Three Fates" by Rosemary Dobson TEACH + REVISE Worksheets + ANSWERS + STUDY GUIDE

This handout / worksheet is designed to enable an in-depth teaching and preparation of the poem “The Three Fates” by Rosemary Dobson. The poem is also on the IGCSE English Literature curriculum for exams in 2020 and 2021…

The handout includes:

  1. Short biography and introduction to the poet - Rosemary Dobson

  2. Pre-reading activity linked to important ideas and concepts raised in the poem, perfect to start the lesson and to get students thinking about those issues.

  3. The poem text with line numbers to facilitate close reading and analysis, and a glossary of unusual or difficult vocabulary.

  4. Comprehension, close-reading & analysis questions.

  5. Additional essay questions and exam practice questions to facilitate exam practice for the IGSCE Literature Paper 1 exams.

  6. Creative Writing Tasks

  7. Teacher’s Notes section with detailed MODEL ANSWERS for the comprehension, close reading, and analysis questions. Also includes a MODEL ESSAY RESPONSE for the additional essay questions. Can be used by teachers and students alike to help come to grips with the poem or to revise for the exams.

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Created: Oct 18, 2018

Updated: Mar 8, 2019

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