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'The Simple Gift' Steven Herrick

'The Simple Gift' Steven Herrick
'The Simple Gift' Steven Herrick
'The Simple Gift' Steven Herrick
'The Simple Gift' Steven Herrick
'The Simple Gift' Steven Herrick
'The Simple Gift' Steven Herrick
'The Simple Gift' Steven Herrick
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9 MB|21 pages, 4 slides
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17 separate PDF resources and 1 PowerPoint. Allows students to build up an excellent body of notes for assessment preparation.

The zip file includes:

1. Characterisation - Understanding Caitlin
A series of starting points which students can explore further around the character of Caitlin. Students will end up with a good body of notes.

2. Herrick's Influences on the Text
A look at Herrick's own experiences and how this has influenced his writing of 'The Simple Gift'. (With a teacher version as well.)

3. Looking at Form - Two Homeless Men and a Lady
Accompanies the PowerPoint with the same title. Students examine three photos and analyse them before using their findings to write three free verse poems of their own. Students then make links to 'The Simple Gift'.

4. PowerPoint: Looking At Form - Two Homeless Men and a Lady
Accompanies the worksheet with the same title. Students examine three photos and analyse them before using their findings to write three free verse poems of their own. Students then make links to 'The Simple Gift'.

5. Language Structures
Explores the significance of each of the titles in the text and their significance to belonging. Includes teacher suggested answers.

6. Language Style
6 aspects of style - it's one classy text!

7. Looking at Key Ideas and Imagery
An easy note planner that looks at both themes and imagery in the text.

8. Overview
A great way to direct students towards writing analytically rather than just simply re-telling the story.

9. The Simple Gift 3 Level Guide
A problematic knowledge task that explores the text.

10. Vocabulary Venn Diagram
A great lead-in to exploring themes or characterisation.

11. Unpacking the Prescription Statements - Belonging is Related to Acceptance
A grid based planner worksheet that examines the prescription statement: Belonging related to acceptance.

12. Unpacking the Prescription Statements - The Individual has the Potential to Either Challenge or Enrich a Group
A grid based planner worksheet that examines the prescription statement: the individual has the potential to either challenge or enrich a group.

13. Unpacking the Prescription Statements - Belonging is Related to the Connections Made
A grid based planner worksheet that examines the prescription statement: Belonging is related to the connections made.

14. Unpacking the Prescription Statements - Belonging is Shaped Within Historical, Personal, Cultural and Social Contexts
A grid based planner worksheet that examines the prescription statement: Belonging is shaped within personal, historical, cultural and social contexts.

15. Unpacking the Prescription Statements - Belonging is Related to Identity
A grid based planner worksheet that examines the prescription statement: Belonging is related to identity.

16. Unpacking the Prescription Statements - Perceptions of Belonging/Not Belonging
A grid based planner worksheet that examines the prescription statement: perceptions of belonging/not belonging.

17. Unpacking the Prescription Statements - Belonging is Related to Relationships
A grid based planner worksheet that examines the prescription statement: Belonging is related to relationships.
Total Pages
21 pages, 4 slides
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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