Letters from Yorkshire - teaching resource
Letters From Yorkshire
This two-lesson mini-unit covers Maura Dooley’s ‘Letters From Yorkshire’ in detail. Designed for GCSE pupils studying AQA's Love and Relationships poetry, this resource explores the poem in depth and explains how to compare it to other poems from the anthology. The resource is made up of a 45-slide editable PowerPoint presentation and 4 accompanying worksheets.
The two lessons contain the following:
Context – A brief outline of Maura Dooley and influences behind the poem.
First Reading – An initial reading of 'Letters From Yorkshire' with a glossary included. Comprehension questions with example answers.
Language and imagery – Analysing 'Letters From Yorkshire' in detail. Exploring key imagery and answering questions that delve deeper. Model answers provided.
Essay Writing – An essay question to assess initial understanding. An example answer is included.
Themes – Analysing the themes of 'Letters From Yorkshire' – family relationships, nature, distance and longing
Structure and Form – How and why Dooley uses free verse and enjambment.
The GCSE Exam – Comparing ‘Letters From Yorkshire’ with other poems from the anthology. Model answer included.
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