Prayer before Birth: zones and zooming

Working on MacNeice’s poem with year 9, I was looking for something fun to round off and sum up the learning. Thankfully, my colleague Nora Afraoui (@3dimension1) showed me her zones of relevance PowerPoint for Year 7 a few days ago. Hey presto! Year 9 Zones of relevance and zooming in/out for analysis and evaluation. The pictures don’t do this justice: the children seemed genuinely excited by iy and I will be developing more strands…

KS3 lesson on language techniques zone of relevance

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Filed under EDEXCEL CERTIFICATE, IGCSE support, poetry, teacher training, writing skills

2 responses to “Prayer before Birth: zones and zooming

  1. Thank you, Jonathan: as ever, interesting and useful. I’m not sure how the hexagons work, however: do they tessellate together?

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