Ideas for using the poem ‘The Lake of Innisfree’ by W.B. Yeats with KS2 pupils. Ideal for teachers studying classic poetry with their pupils or looking for a poem involving contrasting locations. The content is suitable for one or two lessons. The resource contains:
* A useful PPT which contains: the poem; an accompanying glossary; 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 questions linked to the author’s opinion and use of language.