War Photographer Poem by Carol Ann Duffy

This resource supports a poem often set by exam boards for English Literature, War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy.

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It contains a set of flashcards with images to support understanding of the poem, and a stanza by stanza breakdown of key vocabulary.

Key vocabulary that is more abstract is listed for each stanza to be looked up in a bilingual dictionary or using translation software.

The materials can be used by individual students largely independently but  the accompanying teacher notes also have suggestions for using the resources creatively in groups to stimulate discussion about the vocabulary and content of the poems.

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On the right hand side of this page are a number of documents that you can download for free. Please note that the Teaching Notes and Resources can be found in the pdf document (the first item on the list), whilst the PowerPoint document(s) include(s) presentation(s) which you can display on your interactive board in your classroom.

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© The Bell Educational Trust Limited. This resource is free to use for educational purposes.

This resource was originally developed by D. Owen and has been adapted for The Bell Foundation’s teaching materials and resources. The resource was formally referenced as EAL Nexus.

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