Date: Monday 2nd December 2013
Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae
Learning Objective
To explore the attitude to war
r...
Date: Monday 2nd December 2013
Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae
Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to
war r...
Date: Monday 2nd December 2013
Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae
Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to
war r...
Date: Monday 2nd December 2013
Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae
Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to
war r...
Date: Monday 2nd December 2013
Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae
Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to
war r...
Date: Monday 2nd December 2013
Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae
Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to
war r...
Using the word-cloud, make groups of words
that are about similar things.
Group 1 Group 3Group 2
You have just sorted the words by theme.
Decide the theme for each group.
Group 1 Group 3Group 2
THEME THEMETHEME
Date: Monday 2nd December 2013
Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae
Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to
war r...
Is the tone of each theme positive or
negative?
Group 1 Group 3Group 2
THEME THEMETHEME
TONETONETONE
In your opinion, what is the most common
theme and the most important theme?
Group 1 Group 3Group 2
THEME THEMETHEME
TONET...
Judge the overall tone of the poem ‘In
Flanders Fields’
The tone of the poem seems positive because…
OR
The tone of the po...
Date: Monday 2nd December 2013
Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae
Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to
war r...
Using your learning from task one, write your
own version of ‘In Flanders Fields’.
Write without stopping for 15 minutes.
...
Date: Monday 2nd December 2013
Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae
Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to
war r...
In Flanders Fields – John McCrae
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place;...
Evaluate your understanding by comparing your
poem to the real thing!
Write this in your exercise books.
In my poem, I hav...
Date: Monday 2nd December 2013
Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae
Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to
war r...
Date: Monday 2nd December 2013
Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae
Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to
war r...
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  1. 1. Date: Monday 2nd December 2013 Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae Learning Objective To explore the attitude to war reflected in the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’. Write this in your exercise book. Investigate View or opinion Shown
  2. 2. Date: Monday 2nd December 2013 Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to war reflected in the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’. Steps to Success… 1. You will identify the major themes of the poem 2. You will judge the tone of these themes 3. You will compose your own version of the poem 4. You will evaluate your understanding by comparing your poem to the actual poem
  3. 3. Date: Monday 2nd December 2013 Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to war reflected in the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’. DEFINITION CHALLENGE Do you agree with definition A, B, C or D?
  4. 4. Date: Monday 2nd December 2013 Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to war reflected in the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’. THEME “The main subject(s) or topic(s) of a poem” Note this down in your exercise book.
  5. 5. Date: Monday 2nd December 2013 Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to war reflected in the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’. Flowers Fields Grass Theme?
  6. 6. Date: Monday 2nd December 2013 Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to war reflected in the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’. Religion Word Word Word
  7. 7. Using the word-cloud, make groups of words that are about similar things. Group 1 Group 3Group 2
  8. 8. You have just sorted the words by theme. Decide the theme for each group. Group 1 Group 3Group 2 THEME THEMETHEME
  9. 9. Date: Monday 2nd December 2013 Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to war reflected in the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’. Steps to Success… 1. You will identify the major themes of the poem 2. You will judge the tone of these themes 3. You will compose your own version of the poem 4. You will evaluate your understanding by comparing your poem to the actual poem
  10. 10. Is the tone of each theme positive or negative? Group 1 Group 3Group 2 THEME THEMETHEME TONETONETONE
  11. 11. In your opinion, what is the most common theme and the most important theme? Group 1 Group 3Group 2 THEME THEMETHEME TONETONETONE = most common theme = most important theme
  12. 12. Judge the overall tone of the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’ The tone of the poem seems positive because… OR The tone of the poem seems negative because…
  13. 13. Date: Monday 2nd December 2013 Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to war reflected in the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’. Steps to Success… 1. You will identify the major themes of the poem 2. You will judge the tone of these themes 3. You will compose your own version of the poem 4. You will evaluate your understanding by comparing your poem to the actual poem
  14. 14. Using your learning from task one, write your own version of ‘In Flanders Fields’. Write without stopping for 15 minutes. To show your understanding: • Write at least 5 lines of the poem • Include at least one of the themes identified • Ensure the tone of your poem is clear Rules: You are allowed to use extra words You do not have to use all of the words You can change the tense You do not have to make your lines rhyme
  15. 15. Date: Monday 2nd December 2013 Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to war reflected in the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’. Steps to Success… 1. You will identify the major themes of the poem 2. You will judge the tone of these themes 3. You will compose your own version of the poem 4. You will evaluate your understanding by comparing your poem to the actual poem
  16. 16. In Flanders Fields – John McCrae In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields. Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_x0M5y-EWo
  17. 17. Evaluate your understanding by comparing your poem to the real thing! Write this in your exercise books. In my poem, I have adopted a [positive or negative] attitude to war. Having seen the real poem, I feel my poem reflects the real poet’s attitude to war because… Or Having seen the real poem, I feel my poem differs from the real poet’s attitude to war because..
  18. 18. Date: Monday 2nd December 2013 Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to war reflected in the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’. Steps to Success… 1. You will identify the major themes of the poem 2. You will judge the tone of these themes 3. You will compose your own version of the poem 4. You will evaluate your understanding by comparing your poem to the actual poem
  19. 19. Date: Monday 2nd December 2013 Title: In Flanders Fields – John McCrae Learning Objective:To explore the attitude to war reflected in the poem ‘In Flanders Fields’. PLENARY: Put a STAR next to the activity you feel you understood best. Put a QUESTION MARK next to the activity you feel you require more work on.

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