Poetry

Resources for KS4 and upper secondary

Whether you are teaching unseen poetry, power and conflict, love and relationships or nature, we have gathered a selection of knowledge organisers, workbooks and lessons to support your teaching of poetry in the classroom.

Poetry resources

Lessons and activities

We have selected a few resources to help your students analyse and identify similarities and differences between poems. So whether you’re looking for lessons on individual poems in the anthology or an activity to introduce poetic terminology, we have you covered.

Unseen Poetry
EnglishGCSEcouk

Unseen Poetry

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A fully differentiated and resourced lesson that supports students as they analyse two unseen poems and answer both unseen poetry questions (24 marks and 8 marks) in preparation for AQA English Literature Paper 2. With the exam only a few weeks away it is amazing how many schools focus so much of th...
Love and Relationships Poetry Cards
newbie232

Love and Relationships Poetry Cards

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AQA Love & Relationships poetry revision cards for English Literature GCSE. I am going to treasury tag them but can be formatted as you please. I hope they are useful
Power and Conflict Poetry Booklet
jessicaharle

Power and Conflict Poetry Booklet

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A detailed summary of each poem in the Power and Conflict poetry booklet looking at the key aspects of each poem, including: -Poem summary -Contextual factors -Themes -Form -Structure -Language The booklet also includes essay questions and how to structure a poetry response.
Power & Conflict Poetry Quizzes (AQA)
LessonChest

Power & Conflict Poetry Quizzes (AQA)

15 Resources
A huge quiz collection providing you with the ultimate revision tool. Features 15 beautiful and sleek quizzes Over 350 questions Answers included Perfect for independent or group competitions No planning required Thank you for viewing!
Understanding Meter and Rhythm in Poetry
Mark Thomas

Understanding Meter and Rhythm in Poetry

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Don't know your Trochaic Tetrameter from your Dactylic Pentameter? This resource provides a very user friendly guide to some of the more advanced terms and concepts of poetry analysis. The resource is very straight forward, and works well with another Powerpoint Presentation that I have uploaded on ...
Poetry Comparison (Power and Conflict)
Tabby Price

Poetry Comparison (Power and Conflict)

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A workbook designed to help students get to grips with writing comparison essays for the poetry portion of AQA GCSE English Literature (Paper 2, Section B). Designed specifically for students working with the Power and Conflict anthology. Includes tables for students to complete, model paragraphs, a...

Key learning and revision

Knowledge organisers, tarsia puzzles and poetry comparison charts to help your students prepare for the poetry section of their English literature exams.

Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organiser
Emily761

Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organiser

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Detailed knowledge organiser for the Power and Conflict cluster of poetry for AQA GCSE English Literature. Ideally it should be printed double sided on A3 so it is easy to navigate. Side 1 has a summary of each poem and some relevant contextual information. Side 2 has key structural points ...
Comparing Unseen Poetry Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!
TandLGuru

Comparing Unseen Poetry Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

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This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students preparing for the 'Unseen Poetry' elements of English Literature examinations. It is ideal for GCSE and A Level students, as it contains detailed and comprehensive sections (including explanations, examples ...
Love & Relationships Comparison Poetry Revision
PateResources

Love & Relationships Comparison Poetry Revision

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This is a revision activity for AQA's GCSE English Literature Paper Two Love & Relationships Poetry cluster (8702). Essentially, everywhere there is a letter or number joining two hexagons, students have to think about the relationship between the two poems in the hexagons. The activity is desi...
AQA Power and Conflict poetry comparison chart
jenkarenh

AQA Power and Conflict poetry comparison chart

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This chart is a great revision resource. It enables students to view all of the poems on one page and to see thematic connections between them. This is helpful for both remembering the poems and exploring their themes. Because 'power' has been added to the collection this year, the first column...

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