Simon Armitage – ‘Remains’ – Annotation / Planning Table / Questions / Booklet

Annotation prompts for Simon Armitage’s ‘Remains’. ‘Remains’ is an anecdotal account of a looter who is shot by three soldiers and the consequences that follow. The annotation prompts are a supportive tool, intended to encourage further poetry analysis and interpretation. Resources included: an editable PowerPoint presentation on Simon Armitage’s ‘Remains’; 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 Simon Armitage’s ‘Remains’, on Poetry Essay’s YouTube channel.

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  • Simon-Armitage---'Remains'---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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