Seamus Heaney – ‘Blackberry-Picking’ – Annotation / Planning Table / Questions / Booklet

Annotation prompts for Seamus Heaney’s ‘Blackberry-Picking’. ‘Blackberry-Picking’ concentrates on collecting and stockpiling wild fruit during late August. The annotation prompts are a supportive tool, intended to encourage further poetry analysis and interpretation. Resources included: an editable PowerPoint presentation on Seamus Heaney’s ‘Blackberry-Picking’; a poetry planning table; 20 poetry analysis questions; and a booklet containing the poetry questions, with space to respond.

This poetry resource complements the video annotation of Seamus Heaney’s ‘Blackberry-Picking’, on Poetry Essay’s YouTube channel.

For support writing a poetry essay, please check out this essay writing resource:

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  • Planning-Table-For-Analysing-One-Poem.pdf
  • Poetry-Analysis-Booklet.pdf
  • Poetry-Analysis-Questions.pdf
  • Seamus-Heaney---Blackberry-Picking-Annotation---TES.pptx

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Created: Jul 8, 2019

Updated: Jul 27, 2020

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