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Pre-1914 Poetry (non war) Teaching Resources

Comparing: A set of ten true/false questions and a task on themes in order for students to compare 'To his Coy Mistress' by Andrew Marvell and 'How do I love you' by Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Inversnaid: A hand illustrated copy of Gerard Manley Hopkins' 'Inversnaid' useful as a revision aid for students or to use as an example of visual interpretation.
How do I love thee: A copy of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's sonnet with a colour coding activity for the type of love expressed.
Little boy lost and found: A hand illustrated copy of William Blake's poems 'The Little Boy Lost' and 'The Little Boy Found' useful as a revision aid for students or to use as an example of visual interpretation.
London poem: A copy of William Blake's poem.
London wordled: A poster of Blake's poem created at www.worlde.net.
Love is: A simple set of questions to use as a starter before reading Elizabeth Barrett Browning's 'How Do I Love Thee?'
My Last Duchess 1: The CSI approach to poetry analysis.
My Last Duchess 2: Questions on Robert Browning's poem.
My Last Duchess lesson plan: A lesson and activities on language and structure in Browning's poem.
My Last Duchess help: Two sets of prompt cards to go with the lesson plan above.
My Last Duchess a: A presentation on language in Browning's poem.
My Last Duchess labels: Three poetic terms which print 4 sets to a page.
My Last Duchess literary heritage: Questions to enable students to explore Browning's poem.
On my first sonne: A hand illustrated copy of Ben Jonson's 'On my first Sonne' useful as a revision aid for students or to use as an example of visual interpretation.
Ozymandias poem: A copy of Shelley's poem.
Ozymandias wordled: A poster of Shelley's poem created at www.worlde.net.
Patrolling Barnegat: A hand illustrated copy of Walt Whitman's 'Patrolling Barnegat' useful as a revision aid for students or to use as an example of visual interpretation.
Patrolling Barnegat 1: Words from the Walt Whitman poem in alphabetical order with six accompanying activities.
Since there's no help: A copy of the sonnet by Michael Drayton and a series of questions meant for group discussion.
Sonnet: A hand illustrated copy of John Clare's 'Sonnet' useful as a revision aid for students or to use as an example of visual interpretation.
Tennyson Ulysses: A lesson presentation to investigate the meaning of Tennyson's poem. Useful for KS3 moving into KS4.
Tennyson Ulysses tasks: Four cards to give to groups to explore different aspects of the poem.
Tennyson Ulysses plan: Lesson plan to go with Tennyson resources.
The Laboratory 1: A presentation on Robert Browning's dramatic monologue 'The Laboratory'.
To his coy mistress 1: A series of activities to introduce the ideas in Andrew Marvell's 'To His Coy Mistress'.
Ulysses sort: The poem is in the right order but cut along the lines and hand out for students to reassemble (cut along each pair of lines to prevent students matching up the cutting lines!)
Upon my son: Twelve questions on Ann Bradstreet's poem 'Upon My Son Samuel his Going for England'.

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