‘Checking Out Me History’: Language, Form and Structure

In this lesson, we will examine some of the choices of language, form and structure Agard has made to convey his ideas about identity in the poem 'Checking Out Me History'.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Complete the quotations: "______ me to me own identity"

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Q2.What war was Mary Seacole involved in?

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Q3.Which combination of adjectives best describes how the speaker feels in the poem?

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Q4.What does John Agard state that he is doing at the end of the poem?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Complete the quotations: "______ me to me own identity"

1/4

Q2.What war was Mary Seacole involved in?

2/4

Q3.Which combination of adjectives best describes how the speaker feels in the poem?

3/4

Q4.What does John Agard state that he is doing at the end of the poem?

4/4

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'Checking Out Me History' Language, Form and Structure Quiz

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary, the language, the form, and the structure used in the poem 'Checking Out Me History' to explore ideas of identity.

Q1.Which sentence has used diversity INCORRECTLY.

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Q2.Which phrase is repeated throughout the poem?

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Q3.Which nursery rhyme characters are mentioned?

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Q4.Which sentence best explains why Agard may have used the semantic field of sight?

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Q5.True or false: The indented stanzas represent the other side of history - the side he has already been taught.

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'Checking Out Me History' Language, Form and Structure Quiz

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary, the language, the form, and the structure used in the poem 'Checking Out Me History' to explore ideas of identity.

Q1.Which sentence has used diversity INCORRECTLY.

1/5

Q2.Which phrase is repeated throughout the poem?

2/5

Q3.Which nursery rhyme characters are mentioned?

3/5

Q4.Which sentence best explains why Agard may have used the semantic field of sight?

4/5

Q5.True or false: The indented stanzas represent the other side of history - the side he has already been taught.

5/5

Lesson summary: ‘Checking Out Me History’: Language, Form and Structure

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