This will generate a separate version which you can adapt as you see fit, although I would appreciate it if you credited the original author somewhere on your adapted resource. These developed out of my study guides, which contain the core knowledge about literary texts which pupils should memorise: plot, characters, setting, context, themes and key quotations. I have made them more useful in the classroom by adding lots of retrieval practice at the end of the booklet. Macbeth by William Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
Writing a response - The Émigrée by Carol Rumens - GCSE English Literature Revision - BBC Bitesize
When writing an essay about your interpretation of, or response to, a poem, you should consider the points below. A good approach to begin with is to highlight any key words which stand out for you. Make sure you use these key words in your essay. Some other essay questions to think about:. Explore the study guide for 'Kamikaze'.
Poppies is about a mother who is remembering her son after he leaves to go off to war. It discusses the effect on the war for the people who the soldiers leave behind. The use of this adjective shows uniqueness and suggests that she sees her son as being unique and special, much like most mothers. Also, the way she is getting him ready to leave is similar to the how a mother would get her son ready for school.