This handout and worksheet is designed to enable an in-depth teaching and preparation of the poem "For Heidi with Blue Hair" by Fleur Adcock. The poem is also on the IGCSE English Literature curriculum for exams in 2018 and 2019.
You can buy this handout as part of the IGCSE Poetry May 2018 / May 2019 bundle, here: IGCSE Poetry May 2018 / 2019 Bundle
The handout includes:
1) Short biography and introduction to the poet - Fleur Adcock.
2) Pre-reading discussion activities to introduce the main issues and topic of the poem.
3) The poem text with line numbers to facilitate a close-reading, and annotations for difficult words and concepts.
4) Close-reading & analysis questions.
5) Further 'food for thought' or essay-style question to help students practice an essay-style response for the IGCSE Englis Literature exams.
Enjoy, and please give feedback!