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War poetry

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Who's for the Game?
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A lesson which introduces students to some of the ideas and images  … read more
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Rupert Brooke 'The Soldier - context, filmed versions and close analysis
A comprehensive lesson which includes: useful historical context,  … read more
KS3 | Poetry
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Life in the trenches
Useful contextual fact sheet for WW1 poetry. What was life really  … read more
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WW1 facts - true or false?
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Students mull over which facts are true and which are false.  … read more
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War poetry v Blackadder
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Students explore attitudes to war using war poets and Blacka  … read more
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Exploring dug-outs
Comprehension questions comparing the poem, 'Dug-out' with a  … read more
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War poetry presentation
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A guidance sheet to help students plan a presentation on a war  … read more
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WW1 poetry research
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Students research different aspects of WW1 and present their  … read more
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Analysing 'Spring Offensive'
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A sheet for each stanza. Ideal as a starting point to help develop  … read more
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Explain that quote!
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A card sort activity for 'Dulce et Decorum Est', encouraging  … read more
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Poetry to prose
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Using 'Dulce et Decorum Est' as a guide, students write a piece  … read more
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'Dulce et Decorum Est' workbook
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Various tasks which encourage a close analysis of the poem and  … read more
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Exploring the language of war
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A pre-reading and creative writing activity based on Wilfred  … read more
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Starter activities on 'Vitai Lampada'
A starter activity which encourages students to write their own  … read more
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'Dulce et Decorum' language exploration
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This Magnet activity offers a range of options for exploring  … read more
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'Dulce et Decorum Est' disemvowelled
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The disemvowelled version of 'Dulce et Decorum Est' for students  … read more
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Ordering 'The Soldier'
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Put the poem in order! The paper version uses the complete poem  … read more
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Sorting 'The Soldier'
A crunched version of Brooke's poem for students to sort into  … read more
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A homework task on Greater Love
Comprehension questions examining the biblical context of the  … read more
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Ideas and attitudes in Wilfred Owen's 'Disabled'
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Investigate the poet's attitude, language and structural choices  … read more
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Exploration and analysis
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Suggested activities for helping students explore form, ideas  … read more
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World War 1 context quotes
A selection of wider reading quotations. Useful as a prompt for  … read more
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Unscrambling 'Futility' and 'Anthem for Doomed Youth'
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Owen's poems 'Futility' and 'Anthem for Doomed Youth' have been  … read more
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Unscrambling 'The Send-off' and 'The Volunteer'
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Owen's poem 'The Send-off' and Asquith's 'The Volunteer' have  … read more
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'Suicide in the Trenches' starter
A creative pre-reading task. Students use clusters of words from  … read more
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'The Send-off' by Wilfred Owen
Look at interpretations of the poem and decide which is the most  … read more
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Finding images
Link key quotations to images from the 'All Quiet on the Western  … read more
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Write your own war poem
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A helpful resource, encouraging students to explore the language  … read more
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Critical analysis of In Flanders Fields
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A PowerPoint presentation including questions to help students  … read more
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Critical analysis - Break of Day in the Trenches
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A PowerPoint presentation of annotations in the form of questions  … read more
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Dulce et Decorum est and Vitai Lampada
Ways of comparing the two poems and eliciting a creative response  … read more
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War poem word sort
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A resource to help students compare Brooke's 'Soldier' with Owen's  … read more
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'Suicide in the Trenches'
This resource provides a series of questions based on Sassoon's  … read more
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'Futility' (Owen) crunched
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Use in class as a stimulus for creative writing and as a soft  … read more
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'High' and 'low' diction whizzy snap activity
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An interactive snap version of some of the words from the 'High'  … read more
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'High' and 'low' diction matching activity
An interactive matching version of some of the words from the  … read more
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'High' and 'low' diction matching activity
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Students match the high diction of World War One poetry with  … read more
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Comprehension questions 'Before Agincourt'
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A list of ten questions.  … read more
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Asking why - 'The Target'
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Four quotations from the poem, with space for analysis.  … read more
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Dulce et Decorum Est - discussion statements
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Having read the poem, use this sheet to test understanding. Students  … read more
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Is it right and fitting?
A discussion resource / lesson starter linking the phrase 'Dulce  … read more
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Dulce et Decorum Est - rhyme patterns
Connect the rhymes from the poem - good starter for low ability.  … read more
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Revision questions on 'As the Team's Head Brass'
One page sheet of summary questions on the poem.  … read more
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'The Charge of the Light Brigade' activity pack
A range of comprehension and writing tasks are included in this  … read more
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Analysing and comparing 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' and 'Disabled'
A kinaesthetic approach - cut and stick the poetic techniques  … read more
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Instructions and questions for online lesson activities on war poetry
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Instructions to help students complete online lesson activities  … read more
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A letter home
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Imagine you are a soldier in the First World War. Write a letter  … read more
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World War 1 poetry quiz
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20 questions useful as a plenary activity.  … read more
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'Mental Cases': pre-teaching activity
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A versatile collection of words from the poem to explore.  … read more
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'Exposure': fill in the missing words
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Engage with the poem by suggesting words to fit each gap.  … read more
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'No More Hiroshimas'
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Questions on the poem, plus a grid to compare it with 'Anthem  … read more
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'Attack' by Siegfried Sassoon
A series of activities and questions.  … read more
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'Anthem for Doomed Youth' by Wildred Owen
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a series of activities and questions. (Could be linked to 'Private  … read more
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Task sheet: Conflict poetry essay
Comparing 'Dulce et Decorum Est', 'Anthem for Doomed Youth' and  … read more
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Before Agincourt
A copy of Henry V's rousing speech before the battle of Agin  … read more
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'Dulce et Decorum Est'
A copy of the poem, with prompt questions.  … read more
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Pre-teaching: 'Mental Cases' - what things are these?
A copy of the poem with no title. Explore the things being described  … read more
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Reconstructing a poem by Wilfred Owen
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Use words from drafts of 'Anthem for Doomed Youth' to explore  … read more
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