MCMXIV (Philip Larkin)
English Teaching Resources: Conflict/War Poetry MCMXIV (Philip Larkin).
MCMXIV (Philip Larkin) is an English/English Literature teaching resource consisting of a 39 slide PowerPoint and 11 pages of worksheets. Resources cover a range of lessons and activities ideal for studying and teaching the poem at KS4/GCSE. The resources can be used as a stand alone lesson on MCMXIV or incorporated into a wider scheme of work on war poetry/conflict. War Poetry & Conflict Teaching Resources: MCMXIV (Philip Larkin) consists of a range of detailed and stimulating lessons and activities for students of all abilities including:
-A brief biography of Philip Larkin
-The historical and social context of MCMXIV - World War One, trench warfare - film footage included
-An introduction to the poem including and an audio reading of 'MCMXIV'
-Consolidation of understanding and comprehension tasks
-Larkin's use of language and imagery in MCMXIV
-Structure and poetic techniques in the poem
-Modelling the use of PEE when writing an analysis of the poem
-The theme and message of MCMXIV
-Links to Philip Larkin webpages on the BBC, more war poetry, audio video reading of MCMXIV and BBC history WWI resources
-39 slide PowerPoint analysis of MCMXIV
-11 pages of worksheets to accompany the PowerPoint lessons
To preview War Poetry & Conflict Teaching Resources: MCMXIV (Philip Larkin) please click on the images from the PowerPoint lessons.