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  • 24 April 2018
  • Posted by: Jessie Moxey
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Students’ age range: 14-16
Topic: Show how Owen's use of imagery in his poem "Dulce et decorum est" brings out his anti war feelings about war.
Description: Teacher’s Steps


1.Show a 2minute video clipping from the poem showing soldiers fighting

Development of lesson:

Using the Socratic method, teacher elicits from students their feelings about war.

Next they get ten minutes to prepare a mini debate about war:

Four students with pro ideas go to the centre and voice their opinions while the others listen and rake notes. This is done until all teams have a turn

Fort he remaining time students will listen to the poem being rea don You tube and follow on their sheets

For homework they should select the appropriate imagery that fit Owen’s anti war outlook

Describe the evaluation process / evaluation instrument (150 wordsmax):
They make comments on the clipping and have mini discussions
She praises and commends the students answers

She rewards them for their performance

Students listen and follow and she commends them
Students’ Evaluation:

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1 comments on article "Poetry"

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Marko Scantlebury

4/25/2018 7:18 PM

This is an interesting way to teach poetry; I can see the students utilizing their critical thinking skills throughout the lesson as you incorporated some of the techniques taught in the course. Good job!

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