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Poetry assessment: 'A Dead Boche' by Robert Graves
A poetry assessment resource on the war poem. Includes comprehension  … read more
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Analysing 'Exposure'
This resource takes a close look at the language, tone, mood  … read more
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Unearthing 'Mametz Wood' by Owen Sheers
Designed for the Eduqas poetry anthology (2015), this resource  … read more
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Responding to unseen poems with confidence: 'In Memoriam' by E.A. Mackintosh
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Who's for the Game?
A lesson which introduces students to some of the ideas and images  … read more
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Rupert Brooke 'The Soldier - context, filmed versions and close analysis
A comprehensive lesson which includes: useful historical context,  … read more
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Life in the trenches
Useful contextual fact sheet for WW1 poetry. What was life really  … read more
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WW1 facts - true or false?
Students mull over which facts are true and which are false.  … read more
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War poetry v Blackadder
Students explore attitudes to war using war poets and Blackadder.  … read more
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Exploring dug-outs
Comprehension questions comparing the poem, 'Dug-out' with a  … read more
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War poetry presentation
A guidance sheet to help students plan a presentation on a war  … read more
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WW1 poetry research
Students research different aspects of WW1 and present their  … read more
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Analysing 'Spring Offensive'
A sheet for each stanza. Ideal as a starting point to help develop  … read more
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Explain that quote!
A card sort activity for 'Dulce et Decorum Est', encouraging  … read more
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Poetry to prose
Using 'Dulce et Decorum Est' as a guide, students write a piece  … read more
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'Dulce et Decorum Est' workbook
Various tasks which encourage a close analysis of the poem and  … read more
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Starter activities on 'Vitai Lampada'
A starter activity which encourages students to write their own  … read more
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Ordering 'The Soldier'
Put the poem in order! The paper version uses the complete poem  … read more
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Sorting 'The Soldier'
A crunched version of Brooke's poem for students to sort into  … read more
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Unscrambling 'The Send-off' and 'The Volunteer'
Owen's poem 'The Send-off' and Asquith's 'The Volunteer' have  … read more
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Finding images
Link key quotations to images from the 'All Quiet on the Western  … read more
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Write your own war poem
A helpful resource, encouraging students to explore the language  … read more
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Dulce et Decorum est and Vitai Lampada
Ways of comparing the two poems and eliciting a creative response  … read more
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'High' and 'low' diction matching activity
An interactive matching version of some of the words from the  … read more
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'High' and 'low' diction whizzy snap activity
An interactive snap version of some of the words from the 'High'  … read more
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'High' and 'low' diction matching activity
Students match the high diction of World War One poetry with  … read more
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Asking why - 'The Target'
Four quotations from the poem, with space for analysis.  … read more
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Dulce et Decorum Est - discussion statements
Having read the poem, use this sheet to test understanding. Students  … read more
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Is it right and fitting?
A discussion resource / lesson starter linking the phrase 'Dulce  … read more
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Dulce et Decorum Est - rhyme patterns
Connect the rhymes from the poem - good starter for low ability.  … read more
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Revision questions on 'As the Team's Head Brass'
One page sheet of summary questions on the poem.  … read more
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'The Charge of the Light Brigade' activity pack
A range of comprehension and writing tasks are included in this  … read more
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Analysing and comparing 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' and 'Disabled'
A kinaesthetic approach - cut and stick the poetic techniques  … read more
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Instructions and questions for online lesson activities on war poetry
Instructions to help students complete online lesson activities  … read more
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A letter home
Imagine you are a soldier in the First World War. Write a letter  … read more
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World War 1 poetry quiz
20 questions useful as a plenary activity.  … read more
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'Mental Cases': pre-teaching activity
A versatile collection of words from the poem to explore.  … read more
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'Exposure': fill in the missing words
Engage with the poem by suggesting words to fit each gap.  … read more
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'No More Hiroshimas'
Questions on the poem, plus a grid to compare it with 'Anthem  … read more
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'Attack' by Siegfried Sassoon
A series of activities and questions.  … read more
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'Anthem for Doomed Youth' by Wildred Owen
a series of activities and questions. (Could be linked to 'Private  … read more
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'War Photographer' commentary
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Before Agincourt
A copy of Henry V's rousing speech before the battle of Agincourt.  … read more
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Task sheet: Conflict poetry essay
Comparing 'Dulce et Decorum Est', 'Anthem for Doomed Youth' and  … read more
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Pre-teaching: 'Mental Cases' - what things are these?
A copy of the poem with no title. Explore the things being described  … read more
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'Dulce et Decorum Est'
A copy of the poem, with prompt questions.  … read more
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Reconstructing a poem by Wilfred Owen
Use words from drafts of 'Anthem for Doomed Youth' to explore  … read more
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