Poppies (Part 2)

In this lesson, we are examine some of the ways Weir uses language, form and structural features to present the idea of loss in 'Poppies'.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.True or false: To lament means that you are confused.

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Q2.The poem is written from a female perspective.

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Q3.The mother remembers pinning something to her son's lapel. What is it?

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Q4.Complete the quotation from the final stanza: "I listened, hoping to hear your __________ voice catching on the wind".

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Q5.Choose the most accurate statement that explains Weir's purpose for writing 'Poppies'.

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Quiz:

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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.True or false: To lament means that you are confused.

1/5

Q2.The poem is written from a female perspective.

2/5

Q3.The mother remembers pinning something to her son's lapel. What is it?

3/5

Q4.Complete the quotation from the final stanza: "I listened, hoping to hear your __________ voice catching on the wind".

4/5

Q5.Choose the most accurate statement that explains Weir's purpose for writing 'Poppies'.

5/5

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'Poppies' Language, Form, and Structure Quiz

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key ideas and vocabulary in the 'Poppies' analysis lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which group of words can be used as synonyms for loss?

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Q2.Which selection of words best describes the semantic field of injury.

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Q3.How does the mother try and cope with the loss of her son?

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Q4.Weir uses enjambment to show the mother's attempts to compose herself.

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Q5.Which statement best explains why Weir uses sensory language?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

'Poppies' Language, Form, and Structure Quiz

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key ideas and vocabulary in the 'Poppies' analysis lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which group of words can be used as synonyms for loss?

1/5

Q2.Which selection of words best describes the semantic field of injury.

2/5

Q3.How does the mother try and cope with the loss of her son?

3/5

Q4.Weir uses enjambment to show the mother's attempts to compose herself.

4/5

Q5.Which statement best explains why Weir uses sensory language?

5/5

Lesson summary: Poppies (Part 2)

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