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Dulce et Decorum Est Wilfred Owen
Word Association In pairs, with only one of you facing the screen, recite the words on the next slide and make a note of your partner’s response. This response should be instant and instinctive.
Words – Set 1 Fight Reality Battle Death Glory War
Now Swap Seats It is now your partner’s turn to suggest the words.
Words – Set 2 Fight Conflict Hero Honour Futility (or pointlessness) War
Report to Class Did any of the responses surprise you? Why? Were any words easier to respond to than others? Why?
Sequencing 1 You should now have a copy of a stanza from the poem in front of you. It is out of sequence. It is up to you to decide on the best order for these lines.
Sequencing 2 You should now have a copy of the entire poem in front of you. It is out of sequence. It is up to you to decide on the best order for these lines.
Stanza 1 If you have the facilities, you now need to grapple with stanza 1. This involves: – Opening ‘Word’, ‘New’ and ‘Dulce’. – Choosing words from the drop-down menus. – Typing text into greyed gaps.
Annotation When you have completed your ‘grappling’ you need to: – Print out your finished copy. – Annotate the copy, explaining your choices and additions.
Chains Take a printed copy of the entire poem Or open a copy in ‘Word’. You need to prepare a colour-coded version of the poem for displaying in the classroom.
Chains Use the following colour codes to highlight any words that you believe are linked to the relevant abstract noun. – Heroism – Death – Futility – Reality
Choose one of these titles and write a paragraph explaining what you think the poem tells us about it: – Heroism – Death – Futility – Reality Writing Task
You have 15 minutes Use proof from the poem to support your ideas – Heroism – Death – Futility – Reality Writing Task