Exposure (Wilfred Owen) - teaching resource

Exposure (Wilfred Owen) Teaching Resources

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Exposure by Wilfred Owen teaching resource  

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English teaching resources: Exposure by Wilfred Owen

42 slide fully editable PowerPoint presentation

6 worksheets

Our ‘Exposure’ teaching resource covers a range of lessons and activities ideal for studying and teaching the poem at GCSE.  As with all our materials, the PowerPoint presentation is fully editable so you can adapt the resource to suit your specific teaching needs or use it exactly as it is.

The resource covers the following:

A short biography of Wilfred Owen

The context of Exposure - World War One, trench warfare, winter in the trenches - film footage included

An audio reading of the poem by Kenneth Branagh

A clean copy of 'Exposure' which students can annotate

Consolidation and comprehension tasks

Analysing Owen's use of language and imagery in Exposure

Structure and the employment of poetic techniques 

Modelling how to write analytically about the poem

Owen’s theme and message

Links to the Wilfred Owen website, more war poetry, an audio video reading of Exposure and numerous BBC history WWI resources

To preview Exposure by Wilfred Owen please click on the PowerPoint images opposite.

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