Poems of the Decade: Activity Pack for AS/A Level Edexcel

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Edexcel AS and A Level

Poems of the Decade is a rich collection of poetry by well-known poets and contemporary voices, that vividly encapsulates a wealth of controversies sure to promote debate and discussion. Explore the collection’s diverse themes, from the abstract concepts of love and morality to the most seemingly everyday activities, with this comprehensive and highly engaging Activity Pack. Extension tasks challenge the most able, while comparison tasks for seen and unseen poetry provide essential exam practice for both AS and A Level.

Activities include:
  • engaging questions
  • critical thinking
  • close reading
  • pair and group tasks
  • visual, audio and kinaesthetic tasks
  • further research

Accessible for every level and linked to the AOs throughout!

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

  • Prepare
    Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study
  • Explore
    Appealing poem-by-poem tasks guide students through the Edexcel prescribed poems, allowing them to gain understanding and analytical skills while remaining engaged
  • Reflect
    Whole-collection activities show the bigger picture, making connections across the anthology, as well as comparison with unseen poetry – perfect exam practice for both AS and A Level!