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Specialising in poetry resources for IGCSE Literature and World Literature. If you're looking for a single activity, full lesson, a week, month, or even a term's worth of learning, you'll find everything you need in my comprehensive study bundles. All my resources are illustrated with original images, bringing the poems to life and helping you add that little bit of visual flair into your lesson.

Specialising in poetry resources for IGCSE Literature and World Literature. If you're looking for a single activity, full lesson, a week, month, or even a term's worth of learning, you'll find everything you need in my comprehensive study bundles. All my resources are illustrated with original images, bringing the poems to life and helping you add that little bit of visual flair into your lesson.
The Caged Skylark Study Bundle
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The Caged Skylark Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach materials for the study of The Caged Skylark by Gerard Manley Hopkins, listed for examination in iGCSE Literature from 2019 - 2021. These resources are also available to download from my website (www.poetryprof.com). The study bundle contains: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 3-page worksheet with a focus on explaining Hopkins’ unusual poetic techniques (kenning and cynghanned), including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
Not Waving But Drowning Study Bundle
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Not Waving But Drowning Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach resources for the study of Not Waving But Drowning by Stevie Smith, listed for examination in IGCSE English Literature from 2020 - 2022. These resources are also available from my website (www.potryprof.com). The study bundle includes: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 3-page worksheet with a focus on explaining Speaker and Poetic Voice, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
The Listeners Study Bundle
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The Listeners Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach resources for the study of The Listeners by Walter de la Mere, listed for examination in IGCSE World Literature from 2020 - 2022. These materials are also available to download from my website (www.poetryprof.com). the bundle includes: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 5-page worksheet with a focus on explaining tone and mood, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 essay questions with accompanying help and advice for essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
The Poplar-Field Study Bundle
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The Poplar-Field Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach materials for the study of The Poplar-Field by William Cowper, listed for examination in IGCSE Literature from 2019 - 2021. These resources are also available to download from my website (www.poetryprof.com). The study bundle includes: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 4-page worksheet with a focus on rhythm and meter, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
Cetacean Study Bundle
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Cetacean Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach resources for the study of Cetacean by Peter Reading, listed for examination in IGCSE Literature from 2019 - 2021. These materials are also available to purchase from my website (www.poetryprof.com). The bundle contains: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 4-page worksheet with a focus on explaining Tone and Mood, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
Written Near a Port on a Dark Evening Study Bundle
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Written Near a Port on a Dark Evening Study Bundle

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Comprehensive ready-to-teach resources for the study of Written Near a Port On a Dark Evening by Charlotte Smith, listed to be examined from 2019 - 2021. This resource is also available to purchase on my website (www.poetryprof.com). the study bundle contains: Study Questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 4-page worksheet with a focus on explaining the Shakespearean Sonnet Form, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
Ode on Melancholy Study Bundle
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Ode on Melancholy Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach resources for the study of Ode on Melancholy by John Keats, listed for examination in IGCSE Literature from 2019 - 2021. These resources are also available from my website (www.poetryprof.com). The bundle includes: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 3-page worksheet with a focus on explaining Assonance and Euphony, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
London Snow Study Bundle
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London Snow Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach materials for the study of London Snow by Robert Bridges, listed for examination in IGCSE Literature from 2019 - 2021. These resources are also available to download from my website (www.poetryprof.com). The bundle includes: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 3-page worksheet with a focus on explaining types of alliteration, euphony and cacophony, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
In Praise of Creation Study Bundle
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In Praise of Creation Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach materials for the study of In Praise of Creation by Elizabeth Jennings, listed for examination in IGCSE Literature from 2019 - 2021. These resources are also available to download from my website (www.poetryprof.com). the bundle contains: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 3-page worksheet with a focus on explaining Jennings’ use of Stanzaic Form, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; four practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
The Kraken Study Bundle
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The Kraken Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach resources for the study of The Kraken by Alfred Lord Tennyson, listed for examination in IGCSE Literature from 2019 - 2021. These materials are also available to purchase from my website (www.poetryprof.com). The study bundle includes: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 3-page worksheet with a focus on explaining the Sonnet Form, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
Rising Five Study Bundle
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Rising Five Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach resources for the study of Rising Five by Norman Nicholson, listed for examination in IGCSE Literature from 2020 - 2022. These resources can also be found on my website (www.poetryprof.com). The bundle includes: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 3-page worksheet with a focus on explaining end-stopping, enjambment and caesura, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
Stormcock in Elder Study Bundle
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Stormcock in Elder Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach materials for the study of Stormcock in Elder by Ruth Pitter, listed for examination in IGCSE English Literature from 2019 - 2021. These materials are also available from my website (www.poetryprof.com). The bundle contains: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 3-page worksheet with a focus on explaining extended metaphor, simile and personification, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
Sonnet 43 Study Bundle
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Sonnet 43 Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, read-to-teach materials for the study of Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barret Browning, listed for examination in IGCSE Literature from 2020 - 2022. These resources are also available to purchase from my website (www.poetryprof.com). The bundle contains: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 4-page worksheet with a focus on explaining the Petrarchan Sonnet form, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem;4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
Caged Bird Study Bundle
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Caged Bird Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach resources for Caged Bird by Maya Angelou, listed for examination in IGCSE Literature from 2020 - 2022. This resource is also available from my website (www.poetryprof.com). The bundle contains: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 3-page worksheet with a focus on explaining Contrast and Juxtaposition, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
Farmhand Study Bundle
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Farmhand Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach materials for the study of Farmhand by James K. Baxter, listed for examination in IGCSE English from 2020 - 2022. This resource is also available to download from my website (www.poetryprof.com). The bundle contains: Study Questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 3-page worksheet with a focus on explaining Symbolism, including a sample PEE paragraph for Essay Writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
Songs of Ourselves Poetry Anthology Selection A (2020 - 2022) Super Bundle
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Songs of Ourselves Poetry Anthology Selection A (2020 - 2022) Super Bundle

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A complete collection of study resources for IGCSE Literature featuring all fifteen poems from the 2020 - 2022 selection A (from Volume 1 of Songs of Ourselves). Each individual poem is fully resourced with materials including: a navigable and fully illustrated powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations of the poem; a crossword quiz (perfect for recap or a lesson starter); a printable workbook that is perfect for independent revision; focused worksheets explaining a variety of poetic techniques in depth; study questions for revision or to practice analytical paragraph technique; exam help, including sample analytical paragraphs, practice essay questions, and one completed essay plan for each poem. This Super Bundle can provide the perfect materials when you’re teaching the poems for the first time, or to help you reinvigorate the revision of poems before the IGCSE examinations. You can find a discussion of each poem by visiting my website: www.poetryprof.com
Songs of Ourselves Poetry Anthology Selection B (2019 - 2021) Super Bundle
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Songs of Ourselves Poetry Anthology Selection B (2019 - 2021) Super Bundle

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A complete collection of study resources for IGCSE Literature featuring all fifteen poems from the 2019 - 2021 selection B (from Volume 2 of Songs of Ourselves). Each individual poem is fully resourced with materials including: a navigable and fully illustrated powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations of the poem; a crossword quiz (perfect for recap or a lesson starter); a printable workbook that is perfect for independent revision; focused worksheets explaining a variety of poetic techniques in depth; study questions for revision or to practice analytical paragraph technique; exam help, including sample analytical paragraphs, practice essay questions, and one completed essay plan for each poem. This Super Bundle can provide the perfect materials when you’re teaching the poems for the first time, or to help you reinvigorate the revision of poems before the IGCSE examinations. You can find a discussion of each poem by visiting my website: www.poetryprof.com
Coming Study Bundle
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Coming Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach resources for the study of Coming by Philip Larkin, listed for examination in IGCSE Literature from 2019 - 2021. These resources are also available to download from my website (www.poetryprof.com). The bundle includes: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 3-page worksheet with a focus on explaining the connotations of diction, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
You Will Know When You Get There Study Bundle
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You Will Know When You Get There Study Bundle

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Comprehensive ready-to-teach resources for the study of You Will Know When You Get There by Allen Curnow, listed for examination in IGCSE Literature from 2019 - 2021. This resource is also available to purchase from my website (www.poetryprof.com). The bundle consists of: Study Questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 4-page worksheet with a focus on explaining imagery, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.
She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways Study Bundle
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She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways Study Bundle

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Comprehensive, ready-to-teach resources for the study of She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways by William Wordsworth. These materials are also available to download from my website (www.poetryprof.com). The bundle includes: study questions with guidance on how to answer in full paragraphs; a 3-page worksheet with a focus on exploring the Lyrical Ballad form, including a sample PEE paragraph for essay writing; 4 pages of activities that can be printed and folded into a booklet for use in class or for self-study; an engaging quiz to test your knowledge and help you revise; a fully illustrated, editable and navigable powerpoint giving line-by-line annotations to help you quickly learn, self-study and deconstruct the poem; 4 practice essay questions with help and advice on how to approach essay writing – including one complete essay plan for you to use.