Seamus Heaney – ‘Mid-Term Break’ – Annotation / Planning Table / Questions / Booklet

Annotation prompts for Seamus Heaney’s ‘Mid-Term Break’. ‘Mid-Term Break’ is about the death of Heaney’s younger sibling, Christopher, who was killed by a car, aged four. 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 ‘Mid-Term Break’; 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 ‘Mid-Term Break’, on Poetry Essay’s YouTube channel.

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  • Seamus-Heaney---'Mid-Term-Break'---Annotation---TES.pptx
  • Planning-Table-For-Analysing-One-Poem.pdf
  • Poetry-Analysis-Booklet.pdf
  • Poetry-Analysis-Questions.pdf

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Created: Jul 8, 2019

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