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    • Learning Objective : To understand and explore the use of personification in the poem ‘City Jungle’.
    • AIMS:
    • To understand the meaning of Personification
    • To read and discuss the ‘City Jungle’.
    • To write our own poems using personification.
    Starter : Read through the poem ‘City Jungle’ by Pie Corbett and underline any words or phrases that stand out to you.
  • What is personification?
    • Personification : when things or objects are referred to as if they are human.
    • Things that are personified are described as though they have senses, moving actions and feelings like humans and animals .
    • e.g. The paper was dancing through the air.
    • The stones were skipping along the pavement.
    • The wind whispered .
    • CITY JUNGLE : Rain splinters town.
    • Lizard cars cruise by;
    • their radiators grin.
    • Thin headlights stare
    • shop doorways keep
    • their mouths shut.
    •  
    • At the roadside
    • hunched houses cough.
    •  
    • Newspapers shuffle by,
    • hands in their pockets.
    • The gutter gargles.
    •  
    • A motorbike snarls;
    • Dustbins flinch.
    •  
    • Streetlights bare
    • their yellow teeth.
    • The motorway’s
    • Cat black tongue lashes
    • across the glistening tarmac of the night .
    • By Pie Corbett
    •  
    • Title: Personification in ‘City Jungle’
    • The poet is describing the City as though it is a ___________
    • 2.How does the poet describe : -
    • A motorbike
    • The streetlights
    • 3. Write down one example of alliteration from the poem?
    • CITY JUNGLE : Rain splinters town.
    • Lizard cars cruise by;
    • their radiators grin.
    •   Thin headlights stare
    • shop doorways keep
    • their mouths shut.
    •  
    • At the roadside
    • hunched houses cough.
    •  
    • Newspapers shuffle by,
    • hands in their pockets.
    • The gutter gargles .
    •  
    • A motorbike snarls;
    • Dustbins flinch.
    •  
    • Streetlights bare
    • their yellow teeth.
    • The motorway’s
    • Cat black tongue lashes
    • across the glistening tarmac of the night.
    • By Pie Corbett
    •  
  • Rain splinters town
  • Lizard cars cruise by
  • Their radiators grin
  • Thin headlights stare
  • Shop doorways keep their mouths shut
  • At the roadside hunched houses cough
  • Newspapers shuffle by
  • The gutter gargles
  • A motorbike snarls
  • Streetlights bare their yellow teeth
  • The motorway’s cat-black tongue lashes across the glistening black tarmac night
  • Personification
    • Write your own personification poem
    • (think of setting, each choose an object and personify it and then put the sentences together to make a poem)
    • Sounds: screamed, screeched, whispered, yelled,
    • Movement: ran, danced, skipped ,
    • What is Personification?
    • What have you learnt today about the poem ‘City Jungle’?