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Connecting images and quotes in 'The Laboratory'
Students add their own images and quotations to illustrate the different verses of the poem.
Andrew Moore's study guide to 'The Laboratory'
Detailed commentary and questions on the poem. Originally published on www.universalteacher.org.uk
'The Bishop Orders his Tomb at St Praxed's Church'
A series of questions - ideal as an introduction to the poem or homework task.
Exploring 'Porphyria's Lover'
21 questions designed to help students investigate this poem. Particularly useful for individual study or homework.
A set of questions on Robert Browning's 'The Laboratory' to help pupils begin to unpick each stanza.
Andrew Moore's study guide for My Last Duchess
A detailed study guide to the poem which includes questions for discussion, commentary, character overviews and ideas for further investigation. Originally published on www.universalteacher.org.uk.
Notes on 'The Statue and the Bust'
Detailed introductory notes to the poem.
Guided analysis on 'After'
A guided analysis of the poem useful as teacher's notes or revision notes.
Guided analysis on 'Before'
Guided teaching notes and analysis of the poem useful for teachers and students alike.
Background notes for Browning's 'Andrea del Sarto'
Background information to the poem helpful for students/teachers and teachers alike.
'My Last Duchess'
Useful for students of AS/A2 Literature and students of Edexcel AS Language and Literature, unit 2.2: Entrapment. The resource contains research tasks and guided analysis of the poem.
Exploring 'Andrea del Sarto'
A series of focused questions and tasks for students, with accompanying teacher's notes and answers.
Understanding Fra Lippo Lippi
A useful introduction to the poem, encouraging students to translate it.
KS4 KS5 | Poetry | From the resource collection(s): Robert Browning
What the Envoy said and thought (My Last Duchess)
The Envoy’s words and thoughts as he listens to the Duke: what might they be? The resource offers some suggestions and then leaves some speech and thought bubbles blank for students to fill in.
'Porphyria's Lover' - vocabulary
A quick matching activity. Also an interactive matching game.
KS3 | Poetry | From the resource collection(s): Robert Browning
Browning’s dramatic monologues
Detailed notes on 'Abt Vogler', 'Love Among the Ruins', 'Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister', 'The Bishop orders his tomb at Saint Praxed’s Church' and 'The Last Ride Together'.
Browning - home thoughts
Detailed notes on 'Home Thoughts from Abroad' and 'Home Thoughts from the Sea'.
Presenting a dramatic monologue
Students plan and write a dramatic monologue to present to the class.
'The Laboratory' cloze
Interactive cloze task for exploring Robert Browning's poem.
'My Last Duchess' cloze
On-screen cloze activity for exploring Robert Browning's poem.
A detective-style investigation designed to reinforce PEE methods with grid to fill in.
Linguistic devices in 'My Last Duchess'
A useful overview of linguistic devices and their effect in the poem.
Reading 'My Last Duchess' by Robert Browning
A worksheet which gives pupils a starting point and questions to help explore this challenging poem.
A short language / literature unit of work
Quick comprehension questions to help understanding, extended questions for further understanding / analysis, two empathetic written tasks (write the lover's letter of confession or the police crime report).
Other resource collections
Conceit in 'Mother to Son' by Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes / John Agard
Analysing Fourteen Days in May
GCSE 2015 draft specification summaries