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GCSE Poetry Lesson: ‘Cozy Apologia’ by Rita Dove

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Grade 9, 10, 11, 12

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GCSE Poetry Lesson: ‘Cozy Apologia’ by Rita Dove

The GCSE Poetry Lesson: ‘Cozy Apologia’ by Rita Dove is an inclusive learning tool for educators wishing to facilitate in-depth exploration of modern love from the perspective of Rita Dove's unique poetry style. This versatile resource can be utilised for classroom instruction, distance learning, and revision activities.

Main Features

  • A total of 17 carefully constructed PowerPoint slides with engaging illustrations
  • An initial starter activity designed to immediately grab learners' attention
  • An informative author biography providing substantial context about the poet and her work.

In Depth Analysis & Critical Thinking Tools:

This resource has been artfully crafted to promote critical thinking skills via a series of content-language-structure questions. These are essential components that help students debrief language use and structural choices in poetry—an integral skill useful in classroom discussions and written exams.

Literacy Development:

To support literacy development, this material includes an academic writing task where students construct their thoughts into coherent pieces along with a secondary extension task that fosters independent research or creative interpretations beyond the lesson content.

Ongoing Engagement & Reinforcement:

Besides the usual tasks during synchronous sessions, this pack features a dedicated homework assignment ensuring continuous engagement with the subject matter even outside set classes along with a final wrap-up activity—a plenary that allows time for reflection on what has been learnt about Rita Dove's 'Cozy Apologia.'

This ready-to-go educational kit is designed specifically for Grades 9-12 structured under Language Arts curriculum—particularly focusing on aspects of Poetry. Additionally, it spares no added work on part of the educator given its easy-to-present Microsoft PowerPoint formatting.

What's Included

1 PowerPoint with 17 ready to display slides

Resource Tags

GCSE Poetry Rita Dove Cozy Apologia Critical Thinking Language Analysis

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