A set of fun and educational activities based on the poem by W.B. Yeats. These activities / worksheets can be used with a wide level of ages and abilities, including EAL learners.
The pack consists of
1. The text of the poem.
2. Cloze Test. A simple prose summary of the poem in "fill in the blanks" format. There is a word bank to assist students.
3. Multiple choice questions. 10 questions based on the poem.
4. Open ended questions. Information gathering - designed to promote better understanding. Students are asked to support their answers using quotations or reference. Most of the 18 questions are short answer questions. However, for some questions, students are expected to give a personal response to the poem.
5. Creative Assignments. These higher order tasks offer students the opportunity to be creative, and to demonstrate a deeper understanding of the poem. Students are asked to imagine themselves in different scenarios or as different personae. They are then asked to write in formats (diary entry, dialogue, interview, newspaper article, media advertisement).
This is a 7 page Word document.
Solutions to the lower order tasks (cloze test, multiple choice and questions) are also included.