In Flanders Fields by John McCrae: PPT, poem and worksheets

Ideas for using the poem 'In Flanders Fields’ by John McCrae with KS2 pupils. Ideal for teachers exploring classic poetry with their pupils or studying Remembrance Day. Great for whole class guided reading sessions or topic work linked to World War One. The content is suitable for one or two lessons. The PPT could easily be adapted for use in an assembly. The resource contains:

* A useful PPT which contains: the poem; supporting visual images; background information about the poem and the poet; ideas for independent work, discussion and follow-up activities.
* A copy of the poem. Useful for pupils to make annotations or highlight.
* Two differentiated worksheets. Worksheet A contains a straightforward literal task and an activity requiring pupils to visualise aspects of the poem. Worksheet B is more challenging and contains tasks linked to exploring viewpoint, the poet’s use of language and finding evidence.

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Created: Sep 9, 2017

Updated: Nov 28, 2020

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