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LI: To research war-time poets.
To present information to an audience.
Briefly introduce John McCrae as famous poet from the time of WW1 and tell chn there were many more poets from the world wars.
Tell chn they are going to do some research about them and present what they find out about them to the rest of the class.
Female war poets??
In mixed ability groups of 4, chn research the poet they are allocated
using the prompt questions - e.g.
1.Who was the poet?
2.What was their contribution to the war (aside from poetry)?
3. What is their most well-known poem?
Chn have choice on how to present – quick powerpoint, poster or presentation.
Allow time to research and create presentation, then ask groups to give their short presentations.