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Unit Overview: Telling Tales, Patience Agbabi

For next step we recommend the unit: Introduction to poetry.

For next step we recommend the unit: Epic Poetry.

Lessons:

9 lessons

'Emily - Robert Knightley'

In this lesson, we will explore Patience Agbabi's poem 'Emily - Robert Knightley' and discuss the characters of Emily, Arc and Pal. Please note: this lesson covers mental health and violence. If these are sensitive topics to you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting, or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 38m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Prison of the Mind

In this lesson, we will explore the extended metaphor of prison and the language of Patience Agbabi's 'Emily - Robert Knightly' from 'Telling Tales'. Please note: this lesson covers mental health and violence. If these are sensitive topics to you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting, or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 33m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript