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Edexcel Unseen Poetry Teaching Companion (2015 exams)
As a tutor who is new to the Unseen Poetry aspect of the Edexcel specification, I found it invaluable and would definitely buy and recommend it. D Massey, English Tutor & Independent Reviewer
- Robert Frost
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
- Seamus Heaney
- Maya Angelou
- Siegfried Sassoon
- DH Lawrence
- Margaret Atwood
- Thomas Hardy
- Charles Causley
- Sarojini Naidu
- Emily Dickinson
- Ted Hughes
- John Clare
- Edgar Allan Poe
- Helen Dunmore
A comprehensive companion for anyone teaching the new GCSE Edexcel English Literature specifications which includes 15 set poets as part of the Unit 2 unseen poetry element (exams from 2015).
The resource covers all set 15 poets in a student-friendly tone and well-structured formatted. For every set poet the resource offers:
- Vital information to understand the poet and their poetic style (a brief biography, a list of suggested poems for students to explore, a description of the poet’s typical style and subject matter)
- Activities for students to analyse one poem
- A sample response to an exam question to demonstrate how to approach this exam and a practice exam question to complete
Also includes tips for studying poetry, help on meeting the Assessment Objectives and a glossary.