The Emigree Carol Rumens

A lesson that explores the poem The Emigree by Carol Rumens.

The learning journey is linked to the AQA assessment objectives and develops students’ analytical skills.

The lesson comprises of:

Starter activity linked to the idea of identity
Links to video clips to enhance understanding
A first impression grid for students to use
Quick fire annotation challenge
Modelled annotations with questions to scaffold annotation
Contextual information
A making links grid
A sample essay question with success criteria linked to AO’s
A model paragraph

This lesson is planned for a year 10 middle/high ability group and can be easily differentiated to suit the personalised needs of your students.

Yellow lightbulbs on slides mark out stretch and challenge questions that have been included.

18 slides.

All additional resources are embedded within the PPT.

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Created: Feb 25, 2017

Updated: May 31, 2019

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