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Students find quotations from 'To His Coy Mistress' to match a series of images. A fun starter task to encourage initial readings of the poem.
Marvell - notes for teachers
A handy resource for teachers containing annotated copies of several of Marvell's poems. Could also be used as a revision handout for students.
Annotated version of An Horatian Ode
A handy crib sheet for teachers or revision handout for students. Historical context and an annotated copy of the poem.
To His Coy Mistress
Useful for its focus on close textual analysis and designed as a discussion tool.
Pastoral conventions and Marvell's poetry - students' notes.
The Mower poems
A worksheet with exploratory questions which could be shared among pairs in a group.
The Poetry of Andrew Marvell
Comparing three introductory poems - tasks to build comparison.
Carpe Diem - themes in 'To His Coy Mistress'
A short question sheet that asks students to think about the themes in 'To His Coy Mistress'.
Analysing 'To His Coy Mistress'
A grid for students to complete to show understanding of the poem.
'To His Coy Mistress': annotated
Annotated version of the poem.
'To His Coy Mistress'
Interesting activities for studying this poem.
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