Copyright Year:2004 | ISBN-13: 9780007177462
A bestselling poetry anthology for middle and senior years students. This book by Christopher Martin features poetry inspired by wars from the Napoleonic era onwards. It includes the Great War works by Sassoon, Owen and Brooke, a section on Isaac Rosenberg and poems arising from recent conflicts in Bosnia and Iraq.Differentiated oral and written tasks for classroom study help students build confidence in analysing these poems. It also includes practice questions examining their meaning, form and language, as well as suggestions for comparative study, speaking and listening activities and senior tasks.One notable feature of this book is the ability to allow your students a vivid insight into the writer’s experience. Dramatic full-colour images along with extracts from letters, diaries and newspaper reports help the reader to understand the context of the poems.