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Carol Ann Duffy - Mean Time

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Crunched up 'Havisham'
A crunched version of 'Havisham' with activities.
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KS4 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Carol Ann Duffy - Mean Time
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'Nostalgia' comparisons
A useful revision resource for assessing relationships between various poems on the theme of nostalgia. Works best blown up to A3 size.
KS5 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Carol Ann Duffy - Mean Time
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Group tasks for Havisham
A way of encouraging students to look independently at the poem. Divide students into pairs or small groups and distribute the 'structuralist', 'linguist', 'imagist' or 'dramatist' boxes.
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KS4 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Carol Ann Duffy - Mean Time
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Havisham - pulling the poem apart
A set of thought-provoking questions on Duffy's poem.
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KS4 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Carol Ann Duffy - Mean Time
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'Valentine' question grid
A group activity. Students work in groups to complete the relevant question boxes. (Works well as a jigsaw activity with students reporting back on each question to their 'home' group.)
KS4 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Carol Ann Duffy - Mean Time
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Time in Mean Time
An introduction to this theme in the poems.
KS5 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Carol Ann Duffy - Mean Time
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Revise 'Valentine'
Detailed notes for revising or preparing this poem.
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Detailed 'Valentine' notes and activities
Explore the themes and ideas in the poem in greater detail.
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Revision grid - time in Mean Time
KS5 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Carol Ann Duffy - Mean Time
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Revision grid - love in Mean Time
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Revising Mean Time
Complete the grid.
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Essay plan: love in Mean Time
KS5 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Carol Ann Duffy - Mean Time
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'Brothers' and 'Before You Were Mine'
Exploring family relationships in these poems.
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'Valentine'
Focus on language & structure (designed for KS5).
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KS5  |  From the resource collection(s): Carol Ann Duffy - Mean Time and featured in our teaching pack(s) 6 week teaching pack - Poetry through the ages
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Essay questions
KS5 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Carol Ann Duffy - Mean Time
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School poems
'Captain of the 1964 .. ', 'Good Teachers', 'Welltread'.
KS5 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Carol Ann Duffy - Mean Time
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Love and relationships in the poems
Preparing for comparisons, in 'First Love', 'Crush', 'Disgrace', 'Close' and 'Adultery'.
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