Seamus Heaney - GCSE
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'Follower' in eleven questions
A sheet of detailed questions to guide students through the poem. Also includes an evidence finding exercise.
'Blackberry Picking' group task
A group activity to deconstruct the poem.
'Death of a Naturalist' - questions and tasks
A thorough resource that includes an image based activity and a series of thought-provoking tasks.
Tasks on 'Digging'
Simple tasks, suitable either for lower ability or as a selection of starters.
'Death of a Naturalist'
Selection of activities exploring Heaney's language. The vocabulary matching activity is available as an interactive resource.
Questions on 'Follower'
Questions exploring the language of Seamus Heaney's poem.
Quick Quiz - answer sheet
Teacher's copy with answers.
Simple and straightforward revision quiz. Teacher's copy available.
How well do you know Seamus Heaney? Teacher's copy
Teacher's answers for the quiz.
How well do you know Seamus Heaney?
A fun and quick quick quiz featuring multiple choice questions testing students on the Heaney poems. Teachers' answers available.
'Digging' - match the statements with the evidence
Interactive matching activity. Perfect for use on an interactive whiteboard.
A set of questions ideal as a starting point for exploring 'Death of a Naturalist'.
Riding out the storm
Questions ideal for guiding pupils' response to the poem.
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