Poetry: Comparison of Half Caste & Search for my Tongue

Curriculum support20 minsFREE

Key takeaways
Understanding the poem ‘Half-Caste’.
Understanding the poem ‘Search for My Tongue’.
Comparing the poem ‘Half-Caste’ with the poem ‘Search for My Tongue’.
Kitan CoxHost: As an experienced secondary English teacher, I have taught GCSE and A-Level English (Language and Literature), Media Studies, Extended Project Qualification, Critical Thinking and Drama in a wide range of educational settings in London and Surrey (outstanding secondary schools, academies and a further education college). I am also been involved in motivating students through extracurricular activities inside and outside of school. Additionally, I have a certificate in Life Coaching.

Poetry can convey all types of emotions and circumstances as well as give you an insight on the poets identity. In this class students will be given an overview of how to compare poems. Students will be shown how to analyse the poems ‘Half-Caste’ and ‘Search for My Tongue’ for a specific assignment: ‘Compare how the two poets present ideas about identity.’ This class is essential for English Literature students in Years 7 - 9 who want the opportunity to learn how to understand and compare two poems.

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all English students in Year 7-9 or S1-S3 especially those studying 'Poems from Other Cultures.'

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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