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Island Man and Blessing

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Summary

Watch former Teaching Awards teacher of the year Phil Beadle inspire a group of inner-city Year 10 English students with an active lesson about poetry from different cultures.

In this KS4 lesson, Phil uses a variety of visual set pieces to inspire, challenge and excite. This example gives secondary teachers some concrete and accessible ways to approach the material.

The poems featured are Grace Nichols' Island Man and Imtiaz Dhaker's Blessing.

Published : Sep 2007

30 mins

Series

Phil Beadle's Masterclass

Roles

Secondary Teacher

Subjects

Secondary English

Poetry

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