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sixth form

induction

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ENGLISH LITERATURE

INDUCTION LESSON

 

OBJECTIVES

An overview of the Literature course and the texts that will be studied.

 

An understanding of the exams and coursework requirements.

 

An experience of some A Level poetry and the level of analysis required to meet the A Level criteria and standards.

 

OUTLINE

There will be an overview of the course with clear explanations on what is expected for the exams.

 

Students will then experience an A Level Poetry lesson where they will be expected to use their analysis skills and show their understanding of literature.

 

 

 

 

YOUR TASK

Research the poets Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams and D. H. Lawrence. This can be presented as a handout or PowerPoint.

 

Find two poems written by each poet and analyse the poems, providing a summary of what the meaning is behind the poems.

 

Choose one poet out of the three and write a written response where you analyse and compare their two poems and the key themes the poet explores

 

USEFUL RESOURCES TO COMPLETE THIS TASK:

The Great Modern Poets collection

Othello the play and resources

 

OTHER PREPARATORY WORK:

To read Never Let Me Go

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EMAIL

Mrs Robson