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Flagby John Agard Templates         Powerpoint                          Page 1
Learning ObjectivesWe are learning to...• Use the skills that we have developed  on an unseen poem• Analyse a poem to expl...
In the exam...Section AYou’ll have a choice of questions and be  asked to compare two poems• - one that is specified• - on...
For example Powerpoint Templates                        Page 4
How do we use flags?    Powerpoint Templates                           Page 5
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Celebration Powerpoint Templates                        Page 7
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Commemoration  Powerpoint Templates                         Page 10
Russian Flag in Arctic sea        Powerpoint Templates                               Page 11
OwnershipPowerpoint Templates                       Page 12
ProtestPowerpoint Templates                       Page 13
Desecration• des·e·crat·ed, des·e·crat·ing, des·e·crate  s:• To violate the sacredness of; profane                        ...
Think – Pair - ShareWhy do people take flags so seriously?            Powerpoint Templates                                ...
FLIRTFLIRT   Powerpoint Templates                           Page 16
Task: dialogue• In pairs, one person ask the question in  the fist line of the poem• The second say the answer            ...
What you need to includeSkilled      1. Identify and comment on the use ofannotation      poetic features to create layers...
For exampleWhat’s that fluttering in a breeze?It’s just a piece of cloththat brings a nation to its knees.             Powe...
This form isWhat’s that fluttering in a breeze? repeated                                               throughoutIt’s just ...
What you need to includeSkilled      1. Identify and comment on the use ofannotation      poetic features to create layers...
What’s that fluttering in a breeze?It’s just a piece of cloththat brings a nation to its knees.  The structure is the same ...
What’s that fluttering in a breeze?It’s just a piece of cloththat brings a nation to its knees. The metaphor at the end of ...
What’s that unfurling from a pole?It’s just a piece of cloththat makes the guts of men grow bold.Again, gentle image follo...
What’s that rising over a tent?It’s just a piece of cloth  Military tent?that dares the coward to relent.Again, the metaph...
What’s that flying across a field?It’s just a piece of cloththat will outlive the blood you bleed.            Powerpoint T...
How can I possess such a cloth?Just ask for a flag, my friend.Then blind your conscience to the end.           Powerpoint T...
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  1. 1. Flagby John Agard Templates Powerpoint Page 1
  2. 2. Learning ObjectivesWe are learning to...• Use the skills that we have developed on an unseen poem• Analyse a poem to explore layers of meaningSkills for Life – Reflection and Initiative Powerpoint Templates Page 2
  3. 3. In the exam...Section AYou’ll have a choice of questions and be asked to compare two poems• - one that is specified• - one that you can choose (36 marks 23% of Literature grade)Section BRespond to an unseen poem (18 makrs 12% of Literature grade) Powerpoint Templates Page 3
  4. 4. For example Powerpoint Templates Page 4
  5. 5. How do we use flags? Powerpoint Templates Page 5
  6. 6. Powerpoint Templates Page 6
  7. 7. Celebration Powerpoint Templates Page 7
  8. 8. Powerpoint Templates Page 8
  9. 9. Powerpoint Templates Page 9
  10. 10. Commemoration Powerpoint Templates Page 10
  11. 11. Russian Flag in Arctic sea Powerpoint Templates Page 11
  12. 12. OwnershipPowerpoint Templates Page 12
  13. 13. ProtestPowerpoint Templates Page 13
  14. 14. Desecration• des·e·crat·ed, des·e·crat·ing, des·e·crate s:• To violate the sacredness of; profane A suggested amendment in America Desecration of Flag Powerpoint Templates Page 14
  15. 15. Think – Pair - ShareWhy do people take flags so seriously? Powerpoint Templates Page 15
  16. 16. FLIRTFLIRT Powerpoint Templates Page 16
  17. 17. Task: dialogue• In pairs, one person ask the question in the fist line of the poem• The second say the answer Powerpoint Templates Page 17
  18. 18. What you need to includeSkilled 1. Identify and comment on the use ofannotation poetic features to create layers ofwill.... meaning 2. Comment show an awareness of how poem links to ConflictExcellent • Have a detailed explanation, withWriting appropriate terminology, of how poeticwill features contribute to meaning • Comments begin to develop precise, perceptive identification that link to the Powerpoint Templates theme of Conflict Page 18
  19. 19. For exampleWhat’s that fluttering in a breeze?It’s just a piece of cloththat brings a nation to its knees. Powerpoint Templates Page 19
  20. 20. This form isWhat’s that fluttering in a breeze? repeated throughoutIt’s just a piece of cloth the poem. Itthat brings a nation to its knees. is rigid. The use of the It is unclear if there is someone asking questions the question. This makes it seem like creates a sort the speaker is voicing more general of dialogue. concerns about flags and conflict. Even though flags are ‘just a piece of cloth’ they Powerpoint powerful and provoke Templates forceful responses. Page 20
  21. 21. What you need to includeSkilled 1. Identify and comment on the use ofannotation poetic features to create layers ofwill.... meaning 2. Comment show an awareness of how poem links to ConflictExcellent • Have a detailed explanation, withWriting appropriate terminology, of how poeticwill features contribute to meaning • Comments begin to develop precise, perceptive identification that link to the Powerpoint Templates theme of Conflict Page 21
  22. 22. What’s that fluttering in a breeze?It’s just a piece of cloththat brings a nation to its knees. The structure is the same throughout. The gentle image of the flag ‘fluttering’ seems innocent and contrasts with the powerful metaphor at the and of each stanza. It moves from a gentle question to a literal answer followed by a powerful, often violent, metaphor. The juxtaposition of contrastingimages creates a range of images and emotion the reader is exposed to in a short stanza creates a conflict within the structure. Powerpoint Templates Page 22
  23. 23. What’s that fluttering in a breeze?It’s just a piece of cloththat brings a nation to its knees. The metaphor at the end of each line is oftenambiguous. Here, does the personification of a‘nation to its knees’ suggest that the nation has fallen or that it is kneeling in prayer. Powerpoint Templates Page 23
  24. 24. What’s that unfurling from a pole?It’s just a piece of cloththat makes the guts of men grow bold.Again, gentle image followed by literal and then metaphorical. Powerpoint Templates Page 24
  25. 25. What’s that rising over a tent?It’s just a piece of cloth Military tent?that dares the coward to relent.Again, the metaphor is ambiguous. How does a coward relent? Do they surrender or fight? Powerpoint Templates Page 25
  26. 26. What’s that flying across a field?It’s just a piece of cloththat will outlive the blood you bleed. Powerpoint Templates Page 26
  27. 27. How can I possess such a cloth?Just ask for a flag, my friend.Then blind your conscience to the end. Powerpoint Templates Page 27
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