A sixty slide power point presentation of 9 lessons with worksheets created to introduce the unseen poetry section in Paper 2, section C of English Literature exam. The power point covers the specification and all 9 lessons help the students not only to build confidence when reading a new poem but to build a wide range of skills so that even the weakest student will be able to find something constructive to write about. Every lesson has interactive activities that can be adapted to group/individuals/pairs depending on what your classes particular needs.
Lesson 1 - Introduction to unseen poetry, an overview on what both questions are asking.
Lesson 2 - To examine the significance of the title of a poem.
Lesson 3 -To develop the ability to connect literal to implied meaning.
Lesson 4 - To explore language used in poetry.
Lesson 5 - To select key moments to link to themes, ideas and feelings.
Lesson 6 - To link structure to meaning.
Lesson 7 - To develop the ability to link specific word choices to overall meaning.
Lesson 8 - To explore the way poets use the senses to present their ideas.
Lesson 9 - To explore some strategies for the unseen poetry question