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Carol ann duffy

  1. 1. Reflections on Week 4
  2. 2. Audio Recordings <ul><li>Listen to Hargrave Park’s audio recording with a special guest star from Year 1. </li></ul><ul><li>And watch Poole’s Park’s touching video of the poem. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Your Epitaphs <ul><li>Here are your wonderful epitaphs for the voice of the poem. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Spotlight on Hargrave Park <ul><li>Hargrave Park School is based in a Victorian building, which takes children from the age of six months to eleven years. Our school is very multi-cultural school. We have After School Club (which St Josephs attend). It is from three thirty to six, where many clubs and activities take place. We have a music school based in our school on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Scarabeaus is also based in our school; they do activities like flying and stilt walking. Our head teacher, Mr Woollard, is passionate about music and literacy!!! Teachers in our school are great, (but a bit too energetic!). </li></ul><ul><li>Year 6 pupils </li></ul>
  5. 5. To live in peace, my duty   was to die A girl of seven.     I am dead . . . will peace return? St Josephs
  6. 6. She was only 7, caught in a blaze of injustice. She was only one person but one of thousands. Her little soul so greedily snatched away. St Josephs
  7. 7. She lived in Hiroshima. Her life was stolen at the age of seven. Peace is all she wanted. Montem
  8. 8. The Little Girl 1938 - 1995 RIP  My soul will walk forever. I want no sweets or food. &quot;All that I ask is that for peace you fight.&quot; Christ the King
  9. 9. The girl who stood at every door Down on the ground must be very sore We can still remember you even today Even when your skin has rotted away What happened to you was very sad And the people who did it were very bad Although your far not very near Your memories of Hiroshima will still be here     May peace be with you. Gillespie
  10. 10. Here lies a beautiful 7 year old girl, She is dead, she is dead. Peace is everything. Duncombe
  11. 11. I died without any reason, Unknown, I existed before the white light shone, now only my spirit and shadow remain, fight for peace, fight for peace Yerbury
  12. 12. I hope my last breath and my last peace Make the world a better place Yerbury
  13. 13. girl, aged 7. Liked to laugh and play. Died too young for a war. Ambler
  14. 14. A girl full of life A girl full of beauty A girl full of love Taken by war at the sweet age of 7 She will be given eternal life by her peaceful soul In our hearts forever Hargrave Park
  15. 15. Here I lie as if burning waiting for my freedom remembering the flames my spirit in the wind I was one of thousands who turned to dust the horrible gases lurk killing and distorting people still now peace has come for me Grafton
  16. 16. Carol Ann Duffy
  17. 17. Identifying language <ul><li>The following words are take from the poem. </li></ul><ul><li>Froze bounced fell </li></ul><ul><li>Stared stamped grew </li></ul><ul><li>Tolled shouted sniggered </li></ul><ul><li>What type of words are these? </li></ul>
  18. 18. Initial Prediction <ul><li>Froze bounced fell </li></ul><ul><li>Stared stamped grew </li></ul><ul><li>Tolled shouted sniggered </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss as a class what you believe this poem will be about and write this as a tweet e.g. in only 140 characters. Create a title for your poem. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Now read the start of the poem <ul><li>Late </li></ul><ul><li>She was eight. She was out late. </li></ul><ul><li>She bounced a tennis ball homewards before her </li></ul><ul><li>in the last of the light. </li></ul><ul><li>She’d been warned. She’d been told. It grew cold. </li></ul><ul><li>She took a shortcut through the churchyard. </li></ul><ul><li>She was a small child </li></ul><ul><li>making her way home. She was quite brave. </li></ul><ul><li>She fell into an open grave. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Reflections Surprises What surprised you about the start of the poem? Puzzles What puzzles you about the start of the poem? Similarities What was similar to your first predictions about the poem? Prediction What new predictions can you make about the poem?
  21. 21. Now read the middle of the poem <ul><li>It was deep. It was damp. It smelled strange. </li></ul><ul><li>Help , she cried Help, it’s Me ! She shouted </li></ul><ul><li> her own name. </li></ul><ul><li>Nobody came. </li></ul><ul><li>The churchbells tolled sadly. Shame. Shame. </li></ul><ul><li>She froze. She had a blue nose. </li></ul><ul><li>She clapped her hands. </li></ul><ul><li>She stamped her feet in soft, slip-away soil. </li></ul><ul><li>She hugged herself. Her breath was a ghost </li></ul><ul><li>floating up from a grave. </li></ul><ul><li>Then she prayed. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Writing Extension <ul><li>In five sentences complete the poem. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Read the end of the poem <ul><li>But only the moon stared down </li></ul><ul><li>with its callous face. </li></ul><ul><li>Only the spiteful stars sniggered, far out in space. </li></ul><ul><li>Only the gathering clouds </li></ul><ul><li>threw down a clap of thunder </li></ul><ul><li>like an ace. </li></ul><ul><li>And her, she was eight, going on nine. </li></ul><ul><li>She was late. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Compare/Contrast <ul><li>Discuss how your ending was different/similar to Duffy’s. </li></ul><ul><li>Now re-read the whole poem. </li></ul>
  25. 25. The Poet <ul><li>Carol Ann Duffy became the first female poet laureate this year. Do you remember the other poet laureate we have studied? </li></ul><ul><li>Duffy frequently writes in everyday language. </li></ul><ul><li>Duffy likes to play with language. </li></ul><ul><li>Which of the other poets we have studied does Duffy most remind you of? </li></ul>
  26. 26. If you like that, try this… <ul><li>Carol Ann Duffy’s position as poet laureate reflects the prominent role female poets have in our society. Try these female poets too. </li></ul><ul><li>Warning by Jenny Joseph is a very popular poem. </li></ul><ul><li>Try U A Fanthorpe’s Not My Best Side which reinterprets a famous painting. </li></ul>

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