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Vocabulary Unit 4 synonyms – Record the word and synonyms (20mins)
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Grammar Unit -Subject and Verb agreement (10 mins)
Poetry – Analysis of To an Athlete Dying Young and The Ex-Basketball Player
- Identify alliteration, personification, metaphor, simile, tone and theme
- Who is Flick Webb?
- What is he doing now?
- Why was he famous?
- Who is the athlete in Housman’s poem:?
- What has happened to him?
- Why was he smart to die so young?
- How would you react to this poem if it were written about you or a close friend?
Compose a 100-125 word response comparing/contrasting the two poems. Compare the poetic devices, tone and theme.