Poems of the Decade: Comprehensive Guide for AS/A Level Edexcel (Endorsed)
This Comprehensive Guide is endorsed for the 2015 A Level Edexcel English Specification.
Ready-to-use, detailed study notes guide your class through this collection of diverse contemporary poetry. Fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis allows students to get the most out of this exciting collection – sure to strike a chord with your A Level class.
This is a superb resource for an anthology of modern poetry with little written criticism
- Edexcel AS & A Level
Engage your students!
Includes debate prompts; active learning tasks; further reading suggestions; key literary and linguistic terms; practice essay questions throughout!
Tackles the key stages of text analysis:
Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each poem
Drawing it all together
In-depth discussion of the collection focuses on literary approaches and how to apply them to individual poems
To support teaching by making sure all key areas are covered
Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding
What do teachers say about this resource? (7582)
This is a superb resource for an anthology of modern poetry with little written criticism. The analyses are detailed and reliable. There is good use of poetic terminology all the way through, a handy breakdown of the assessment objectives, different critical approaches and a literary glossary... It's good as a teacher guide and a student guide, with suggested activities for each poem... The author's subject knowledge is second to none.
Good value for money... It gives students some specific technical content and directs them towards further reading / higher critical analyses... Allows independence; supports classroom work [and] provides reassurance.
- A level English Literature
- A Level Edexcel English Literature (9ET0)
- Component 3: Poetry
- A Level Comprehensive Guide
- A Level English Literature Comprehensive Guide
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