Comparing Poems: Family Relationships

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Understanding ‘To a Daughter Leaving Home’
Understanding ‘Poem for My Sister’
Comparing the poems
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.

This session is based on a specific assignment: Compare the presentation of family relationships in ‘To a Daughter Leaving Home’ and ‘Poem for My Sister’. Specifically students will get an overview of how to write comparatively about unseen poems.  Students will be shown how to write critically about the poems. This session will help students to secure at least Grade 5 in GCSE English Language for teacher-assessed grades (TAGs) because we will be focusing on skills that teachers will be judging when making a final assessment.  

Related Classes: English Narrative Writing: Mastering Grade 9 - Class 4English: Achieving Grade 5 in Opinion Writing

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This class is suitable for all students studying Poetry in Year 10-11 and S4-S5. 

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