* Colourful and visually appealing to help engage and inspire your students. * Full of motivating activities, with opportunities for Assessment for Learning. * Glossaries help make poems accessible for all your students. * Uses a wide range of poetry styles with well-known classics and more contemporary poetry, as required in the National Curriculum. * Provides coverage of Framework objectives for teaching English to help you deliver the KS3 strategy. * Helps with pupil's progression throughout KS3 and transition from KS3 to GCSE.
Section A: Poets and their poems Norman Silver Electronic Brain I want trainers Life is a ball Linking the Norman Silver poems John Agard The Soldiers Came What The Teacher Said When Asked: What Er We Avin For Geography Miss? Checking Out Me History Linking the John Agard poems Elizabeth Jennings The Moth's Plea Casting a spell The Fish's Warning Linking the Elizabeth Jennings poems Poems on a theme: Playing with words Anon: Why English is so hard David Horner: Little Acorns Malorie Blackman: Facing the Truth -- with Haikus Linking the Playing with words poems Poem pairings Lewis Carroll: Jabberwocky Trevor Millum: Jabbermockery Section B: Poets and their poems Benjamin Zephaniah Wot a pair According to my mood Important notice Linking the Benjamin Zephaniah poems Jackie Kay English cousin comes to Scotland Tomorrow they'll be coming to get me Pollution Linking the Jackie Kay poems William Blake The Tyger Holy Thursday (Experience) London Linking the William Blake poems Poems on a theme: Through my eyes Alan Smith: Weekend visit Susan Hrynkow: Grandfather Berlie Doherty: Quieter than snow Linking the Through my eyes poems Poem pairings WB Yeats: He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven Sheenagh Pugh: The boy with a Cloud in his Hand Shakespeare: Sonnet 18 Celia Warner: Shakespeare's 18th Worm Section C: Poets and their poems Thomas Hardy A Light Snow-Fall after Frost Heredity The Walk Linking the Thomas Hardy poems Grace Nichols On Receiving a Jamaican Postcard Two Old Black Men on a Leicester Square Park Bench For Forest Linking the Grace Nichols poems Ted Hughes Thistles The Harvest Moon The Thought Fox Linking the Ted Hughes poems Poems on a theme: Words of war Siegfried Sassoon: Suicide in the Trenches Ho Thien: Green Beret Goran Simic: Sorrow of Sarajevo Linking the Words of war poems Poem pairings Rupert M Loydell: Tramp Nissim Ezekiel: Poverty Poems -- 2 Gillian Clarke: Swinging Vernon Scannell: Nettles
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