1. Individual poem resources – click here
There are resources in the folder for eight of the poems. Each one follows a fixed format: quote for discussion, vocabulary, literacy task, image retrieval task, and then a broad question for discussion. Should be enough there to pick and choose or adapt.
2. Study pack – click here
I put this together earlier in the year. The pack contains a list of decent online resources, some research questions, and loads of retrieval tasks. Might be most useful for a series of homework tasks.
3. Essay task and feedback sheet – click here
This is an AQA exam-style task on Bayonet Charge and an accompanying whole-class feedback sheet. Should be easy to adapt.
4. Context questions – click here
A series of quiz-style questions on the historical context of a range of the poems – the stuff that I think is important for students know. There’s also a broad timeline on the second page, which spans from the Crimean War to the Gulf War.
5. Simple essay guidance – click here
A simple plan for students to follow if they’re writing about one of the poems for the first time and need a bit of guidance. I’ve also included banks of key words.
I hope the resources are useful. Feedback always welcome.
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