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Ballads

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'The Lady of Shalott' learning pack
Six lovely activities that cover pre-reading, research and response to the ballad. Includes storyboard and summaries plus suggestions for creative responses.
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KS3 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Ballads
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Lighthouse mystery
A lovely sequencing activity with answer sheet. Extension tasks help develop vocabulary and research skills. Interactive version also available.
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'Flannan Isle'
Make notes on how mystery is evoked in the poem, respond to comprehension questions and write about living in a lighthouse. NB: Stanza breaks in 'Flannen Isle' vary depending on the publication. This resource uses line numbering when referring to the text.
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Looking at language in 'The Lady of Shalott'
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Sir Lancelot
Understanding the description of Sir Lancelot in 'The Lady of Shalott'. An interactive snap version is also available.
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Storyboard - 'The Lady of Shalott'
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'The Lady of Shalott' sequencing activity
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Questions and activities - 'The Lady of Shalott'
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The legend of King Arthur
KS3 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Ballads
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'The Lady of Shalott'
A copy of the poem.
KS3 | Poetry |  From the resource collection(s): Ballads
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Maryling and Christian, modern day Romeo and Juliet
A magazine article as a stimulus for students' own ballads.
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'The Gresford Disaster'
A copy of the poem.
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'The Sad Story of Lefty and Ned'
A copy of the poem.
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'The Sad Story of Lefty and Ned' - predictions activity
You are given the first and final verses. Write the ones in between!
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Write a letter showing how to recognise a ballad
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Work on the ingredients of a ballad
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Groups perform the ballad of Frankie and Johnny
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'The Ballad of Frankie and Johnny'
A copy of the poem.
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Scheme of work overview
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Comparing 'The Lady of Shalott' with 'The Pied Piper of Hamelin'
A writing frame.
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Understanding similes and metaphors is a great poetry resource. Students seem to enjoy creating visual representations of common similes and metaphors. This is particularly helpful for kids who struggle to think figuratively. 

Jenny Fribbins, Teacher 

   




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