KS4 Reading - Poetry

Browse our KS4 poetry materials for all the main syllabuses and exam boards. Dozens of AQA, Edexcel, WJEC, GCSE and IGCSE poetry teaching resources can all be found here.

04 01 07

English Teaching Resources: 04/01/07 (Ian McMillan) is an English/English Literature teaching resource made up of...

1st Date - She and 1st Date - He

9-1 GCSE English Teaching Resources – 1st Date - She and 1st Date - He...

A Child to his Sick Grandfather

Edexcel KS4 9-1 GCSE English Teaching Resources: A Child to his Sick Grandfather by Joanna...

A Complaint by William Wordsworth

A Complaint by William Wordsworth   Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Literature Teaching Resources: A Complaint...

A Frosty Night (Graves)

FREE RESOURCES - A Frosty Night by Robert Graves is a detailed teaching resource which...

A Refusal to Mourn

KS4/GCSE English Teaching Resources: A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child...

A Wife in London

A Wife in London teaching resources (PowerPoint and worksheets) A Wife in London (48-slide editable...

Afternoons

GCSE English Teaching Resources: Afternoons by Philip Larkin (PowerPoint and worksheets)   Afternoons by Philip Larkin...

AQA 9-1 Poetry Anthology Power and Conflict Pack

This bundle contains 15 resources to help you teach the AQA 9-1 GCSE Power and...

AQA GCSE English Anthology - Love and Relationships Poetry

English Teaching Resources AQA 9-1 GCSE Poetry English Anthology – Poems Past and Present -...

AQA GCSE English Literature Unseen Poetry

AQA GCSE Unseen Poetry is ideal for teaching approaches to the unseen poetry question on...

AQA GCSE Poetry Anthology Power and Conflict Pack

AQA GCSE Poetry Anthology Power and Conflict Pack   (655-slide PowerPoint and 71 worksheets) This huge...

As Imperceptibly as Grief

As Imperceptibly as Grief by Emily Dickinson (PowerPoint and worksheets)   As Imperceptibly as Grief by...

At the border, 1979

KS4/GCSE English Teaching Resources: At the border, 1979 (Choman Hardi). At the border, 1979 (Choman Hardi)...

Bayonet Charge

English Teaching Resources   GCSE > Poetry  Bayonet Charge (Ted Hughes) teaching resource  76 slide...

Before You Were Mine by Carol Ann Duffy

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Before You Were Mine by Carol Ann Duffy is a...

Belfast Confetti

FREE English Teaching Resources   KS4 > GCSE > Poetry Belfast Confetti (Ciaran Carson) teaching...

Blessing

English Teaching Resources: Poems from Different Cultures – Blessing (Imitiaz Dharker). Lessons include a 31 slide...

Born Yesterday (Larkin) Phillip PPT

English Teaching Resources: Born Yesterday (Phillip Larkin) - Poems from the Literary Heritage : Relationships....

Brothers - Andrew Forster

English Teaching Resources  KS4 > GCSE > POETRY  Brothers teaching resource  33 slide fully editable...

Checking Out Me History

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Checking Out Me History by John Agard is a 33...

Climbing My Grandfather

Climbing My Grandfather by Andrew Waterhouse  GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Climbing My Grandfather by...

Comparing Poems - Dulce et Decorum Est and The Charge of the Light Brigade

War Poetry Teaching Resources: Dulce et Decorum est (Wilfred Owen).  Comparing Poems: Dulce Et Decorum...

Cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti

English Teaching Resources – Cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti   KS4/GCSE > Poetry Cousin Kate...

Cozy Apologia

Cozy Apologia Teaching Resources   Cozy Apologia by Rita Dove (40-slide editable PowerPoint with 3 worksheets)...

Death of a Naturalist - GCSE (9-1)

English Teaching Resources – Death of a Naturalist by Seamus Heaney  GCSE Poetry Death of...

Drummer Hodge (Hardy)

Conflict/War Poetry Teaching Resources: Drummer Hodge (Thomas Hardy)Drummer Hodge (Thomas Hardy) is an English/English Literature...

Dulce Et Decorum Est

Dulce Et Decorum Est (Wilfred Owen) teaching resources   Our Dulce Et Decorum Est teaching resource consists...

Eden Rock by Charles Causley

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Eden Rock by Charles Causley is a KS4 / GCSE...

Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Unseen Poetry

Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Unseen Poetry teaching resources This Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Unseen Poetry resource is...

Edexcel GCSE Poetry Anthology Relationships

Edexcel GCSE Poetry Anthology Relationships (GCSE)   This bundle contains 15 resources to help you teach...

Even Tho (Grace Nichols)

GCSE English Teaching Resources – Even Tho     C20th Literature > Poetry Even Tho by...

Excerpt from The Prelude - Wordsworth

EDUQAS 9-1 GCSE English Teaching Resources: Excerpt from The Prelude by William Wordsworth (PowerPoint and...

Exposure (Wilfred Owen)

FREE RESOURCES - Exposure by Wilfred Owen teaching resource   Poetry > C20th Literature > War...

Extract from The Prelude - Stealing a Boat

Extract from The Prelude: Stealing a Boat by William Wordsworth teaching resource   AQA > KS4...

Follower by Seamus Heaney

Follower by Seamus Heaney is a KS4 GCSE English teaching resource which contains a 20...

Futility (Wilfred Owen)

Futility (Wilfred Owen) is an English/English Literature teaching resource made up of a 47 slide...

GCSE Poetry and Place

GCSE Poetry and Place teaching resources GCSE Poetry and Place (PowerPoint teaching unit)  This is...

Ghazal Mimi Khalvati

English Teaching Resources: Ghazal by Mimi Khalvati is a 33 slide Powerpoint analysis of  the...

Harmonium Simon Armitage

English Teaching Resources: Harmonium (Simon Armitage) is a 37 slide Powerpoint analysis of the poem...

Hawk Roosting Ted Hughes

English Teaching Resources: Hawk Roosting (Ted Hughes).   PowerPoint and worksheets.   English Teaching Resources:...

Holy Sonnet 17

KS4 Poetry Teaching Resources: Holy Sonnet 17 (John Donne).   A 37 slide Powerpoint analysis...

Hour Carol Ann Duffy

English Teaching Resources: Hour (Carol Ann Duffy) is a 40 slide Powerpoint analysis of the...

I wanna be yours

I wanna be yours by John Cooper Clarke – PowerPoint and worksheets   KS4 9-1...

In Paris with You

FREE English Teaching Resources: In Paris with You (James Fenton) GCSE English: Contemporary Poetry: Relationships....

Island Man

English Teaching Resources: Island Man (Grace Nichols) is an excellent resource for teaching the poem...

Kamikaze by Beatrice Garland

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Kamikaze by Beatrice Garland is a 34 slide PowerPoint presentation...

La Belle Dame sans Merci

La Belle Dame sans Merci by John Keats   Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Literature Teaching...

Living Space

GCSE English Teaching Resources: Living Space by Imtiaz Dharker (PowerPoint and worksheets)   Living Space (40-slide...

London by William Blake

FREE GCSE (9-1) English Teaching Resources - London by William Blake is a 51 slide...

Love's Dog

Love’s Dog by Jen Hadfield   Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Literature Teaching Resources: Love’s Dog...

Love's Philosophy

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Love's Philosophy by Percy Shelley is a GCSE poetry teaching...

Mametz Wood

Mametz Wood Teaching Resources   Mametz Wood by Owen Sheers (39-slide PowerPoint with 3 worksheets) is...

MCMXIV (Philip Larkin)

English Teaching Resources: Conflict/War Poetry MCMXIV (Philip Larkin).   MCMXIV (Philip Larkin) is an English/English...

Mother, Any Distance

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Mother, Any Distance by Simon Armitage is a GCSE English...

My Father Would Not Show Us

KS4 English Teaching Resources – My Father Would Not Show Us by Ingrid de Kok...

My Last Duchess

My Last Duchess (Robert Browning) teaching resources.  A PowerPoint analysis of the poem My Last...

Nettles

FREE English Teaching Resources: Nettles (Vernon Scannell) This resource can be used with either the...

Neutral Tones by Thomas Hardy

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Neutral Tones by Thomas Hardy is a KS4 / GCSE...

Night of the Scorpion

English Teaching Resources: Poems from Different Cultures -  Night of the Scorpion (Nissim Ezekiel).  ...

Nothing's Changed

Edexcel GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Nothing’s Changed (Tatamkhulu Afrika). Edexcel GCSE English Teaching Resources:...

On My First Sonne

English Teaching Resources: On My First Sonne (Ben Jonson)   A 25 slide Powerpoint presentation...

One Flesh (Jennings)

KS4/GCSE English Teaching Resources: Relationships Poetry - One Flesh (Elizabeth Jennings) English Teaching Resources: Relationships Poetry...

Our Love Now (Lowery)

English Teaching Resources: Relationships Poetry:Our Love Now (Martyn Lowery).   Our Love Now (Martyn Lowery)...

Ozymandias

Ozymandias by Percy Shelley  GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley is...

Pity me not because the light of day

KS4/GCSE English Teaching Resources: Relationships Poetry - Pity me not because the light of day...

Point, Evidence, Explain

FREE English Teaching Resources – Point, Evidence, Explain   KS3 Reading - Understanding Texts Critically  Point,...

Poppies by Jane Weir

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Poppies by Jane Weir is a 33 slide PowerPoint presentation...

Porphyria's Lover

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Porphyria’s Lover by Robert Browning is a KS4 / GCSE...

Praise Song for My Mother

GCSE Contemporary Poetry : Relationships - Praise Song for My Mother   A Powerpoint analysis of the...

Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan by Moniza Alvi. This...

Quickdraw

English Teaching Resources: Quickdraw (Carol Ann Duffy) GCSE English: Contemporary Poetry: Relationships. A Powerpoint analysis...

Remains by Simon Armitage

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Remains by Simon Armitage is a 34 slide PowerPoint presentation...

Rubbish at Adultery (Hannah)

English Teaching Resources: Rubbish at Adultery (Sophie Hannah) is an English/English Literature teaching resource consisting...

She Walks in Beauty

FREE RESOURCES - She Walks in Beauty by Lord Byron – PowerPoint and worksheets  ...

Singh Song! by Daljit Nagra

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Singh Song! by Daljit Nagra.  Singh Song! by Daljit Nagra...

Sister Maude (Rossetti) Christina PPT

English Teaching Resources: Sister Maude (Christina Georgina Rossetti) - Relationships: Poems from the Literary Heritage...

Song for Last Year's Wife

KS4 GCSE English Teaching Resources: Relationships Poetry - Song for Last Year's Wife (Brian Patten). ...

Sonnet 116

English GCSE Teaching Resources: Sonnet 116 (William Shakespeare) is a 41 slide PowerPoint resource with...

Sonnet 18 (Shakespeare)

FREE Poetry Teaching Resources: Sonnet 18 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?'  (William...

Sonnet 29 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Sonnet 29 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning is a KS4 /...

Sonnet 43 Elizabeth Barrett Browning

GCSE (9-1) English Teaching Resources: Sonnet 43 'How do I love thee' (Elizabeth Barrett Browning)...

Storm on the Island

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Storm on the Island by Seamus Heaney is a comprehensive...

The Charge of the Light Brigade

This Charge of the Light Brigade (Alfred Lord Tennyson) teaching resource is a 'GCSE English...

The Conscript (Gibson)

KS4 English Teaching Resources: Conflict/War Poetry The Conscript (Wilfrid Gibson) The Conscript (Wilfrid Gibson) is...

The Emigree

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: The Emigree by Carol Rumens is a 31 slide PowerPoint...

The Farmer's Bride

English Teaching Resources: The Farmer's Bride (Charlotte Mew)  Poems from the Literary Heritage : Relationships....

The Flea (Donne)

Poetry Teaching Resources: The Flea (John Donne)  A 37 slide Powerpoint analysis of the poem...

The Habit of Light

KS4 GCSE English Teaching Resources: Relationships Poetry - The Habit of Light (Gillian Clarke). English Teaching...

The Hero (Sassoon)

War Poetry & Conflict Teaching Resources: The Hero (Siegfried Sassoon). The Hero (Siegfried Sassoon) is an...

The Man He Killed (Hardy)

Conflict/War Poetry Teaching Resources: The Man He Killed (Thomas Hardy). The Man He Killed (Thomas Hardy)...

The Manhunt

FREE English Teaching Resources: The Manhunt (Simon Armitage)   A PowerPoint analysis of the poem The...

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

Poetry Teaching Resources: The Passionate Shepherd to His Love (Christopher Marlowe).   A 37 slide...

The Send-Off Wilfred Owen

War Poetry Teaching Resources: The Send-Off (Wilfred Owen).  The Send-Off (Wilfred Owen) is an English/English...

The Soldier Rupert Brooke

Conflict/War Poetry Teaching Resources: The Soldier (Rupert Brooke). The Soldier (Rupert Brooke) is an English/English Literature...

The Sun Rising (John Donne)

Poetry Teaching Resources: The Sun Rising (John Donne) is a 40 slide PowerPoint resource with...

Tissue by Imtiaz Dharker

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Tissue by Imtiaz Dharker is a 32 slide PowerPoint presentation...

To Autumn

GCSE English Teaching Resources: To Autumn by John Keats (PowerPoint and worksheets)   To Autumn (51-slide...

To His Coy Mistress Andrew Marvell

English Teaching Resources: To His Coy Mistress (Andrew Marvell) A 37 slide Powerpoint analysis of...

Two Scavengers in a Truck

English Teaching Resources: Poems from Different Cultures – Two Scavengers in a Truck, Two beautiful...

Valentine Carol Ann Duffy

GCSE English Teaching Resources: Valentine (Carol Ann Duffy)  Valentine is a 35 slide PowerPoint analysis...

Walking Away by C Day-Lewis

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Walking Away by C Day-Lewis is a KS4 GCSE English...

War Photographer

This War Photographer teaching resource is made up of an editable 32 slide PowerPoint presentation...

War Poetry Bundle

This war poetry bundle contains 19 resources which explore a range of war poems from...

War Poetry Resources Pack

English Teaching Resources: Conflict and War Poetry Pack. This outstanding resource covers 12 well known and...

When We Two Parted

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: When We Two Parted by Lord Byron is a GCSE...

Winter Swans by Owen Sheers

GCSE English (9-1) Teaching Resources: Winter Swans by Owen Sheers  Winter Swans by Owen Sheers...

WJEC Comparing Unseen Poetry

GCSE WJEC Comparing Unseen Poetry (PowerPoint and worksheets).  This unit of work is designed to help pupils...

WJEC Eduqas 9-1 Poetry Anthology Bundle

This bundle contains 18 resources to help you teach the WJEC Eduqas 9-1 GCSE Poetry...

WJEC Eduqas GCSE Poetry Anthology Pack

WJEC Eduqas GCSE Poetry Anthology Pack This resource contains 18 individual teaching resources to help...

WJEC GCSE Love Poetry

English Teaching Resources: WJEC GCSE English & English Literature - WJEC Poetry Collection (Love Poems). ...

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