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Anthology poetry for Edexcel (2015 onwards)

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Poppies: analysing the poem
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100 revision questions
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Exploring the poem: 'Catrin' by Gillian Clarke
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Exploring the poem: 'War Photographer' by Carole Satyamurti
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Exploring the poem: 'The Class Game' by Mary Casey
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'A Poison Tree': Analysis activities
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Language, form and structure: 'London' by William Blake
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Imagery and conflict
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'The Charge of the Light Brigade': Analysing and comparing the poem
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'My Father Would Not Show Us': Meaning, structure and perspective
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Themes and language
A resource focusing closely on the poem 'One Flesh' by Elizabeth  … read more
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Close analysis of 'Sonnet 43'
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Close analysis of 'Love's Dog'
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Close analysis of 'A Child to his Sick Grandfather'
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Close analysis of 'Nettles' by Vernon Scannell
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Close analysis
A detailed resource exploring Wordsworth's poem 'A Complaint'.  … read more
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Close analysis of '1st Date - She' and '1st Date - He'
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Analysing 'Exposure'
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Analysing 'Belfast Confetti'
Students research the context for the poem, and analyse the poem's  … read more
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Analysing 'A Poison Tree' by William Blake
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Beauty, imagery and creativity in 'She Walks in Beauty'
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Exploring 'The Manhunt'
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'Exposure': exploring Owen's poem and its context
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Analysis activities
Students analyse the language used in the poem 'No Problem' and  … read more
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Introducing 'Adlestrop'
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Exploring 'Neutral Tones'
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Exploring 'Nettles'
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A 'Sonnet 43' revision guide
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'The Manhunt' revision guide
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Andrew Moore's study guide for 'My Last Duchess'
A detailed study guide to the poem which includes questions for  … read more
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'Nothing's Changed' interactive game
A Hexbusters interactive quiz to develop students' understanding  … read more
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'My Last Duchess'
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Unscrambling 'London' and 'Upon Westminster Bridge'
Blake's poem 'London' and Wordsworth's 'Upon Westminster Bridge'  … read more
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Unwanted presents!
A personal way into 'Presents from My Aunts in Pakistan' by Moniza  … read more
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Adlestrop
Questions and tasks on this poem, focusing on Thomas's language  … read more
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What the Envoy said and thought (My Last Duchess)
The Envoy’s words and thoughts as he listens to the Duke: what  … read more
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'Valentine' question grid
A group activity. Students work in groups to complete the relevant  … read more
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'To Autumn' handout
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Magnet activity - To Autumn
Some key words in this verse from the famous poem have been supplied  … 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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Linguistic devices in 'My Last Duchess'
A useful overview of linguistic devices and their effect in the  … read more
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Reading 'My Last Duchess' by Robert Browning
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'Catrin' - match the statements with the evidence
An interactive matching exercise. Perfect for use on an interactive  … read more
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'Westminster Bridge' by William Wordsworth
Interactive sequencing activity for exploring this poem.  … read more
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Sonnet 'How do I love thee?' by Elizabeth Barrett Browning,
Sequencing activity for exploring this poem.  … read more
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'What Were They Like?' - questions
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'What Were They Like?'
Match the questions on 'What were they Like?' by Denise Levertov  … read more
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Blake's 'London'
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'What Were They Like?' questions
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'Presents from My Aunts in Pakistan' activities
A varied selection of tasks for exploring this poem.  … 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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Revise 'Valentine'
Detailed notes for revising or preparing this poem.  … read more
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Detailed 'Valentine' notes and activities
Explore the themes and ideas in the poem in greater detail.  … read more
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'Hurricane Hits England'
Questions, activities and written responses on this poem by Grace  … read more
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'Nothing's Changed'
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'Valentine'
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