To analyse 'Carnival Dance Lesson'

In this lesson, we will read 'Carnival Dance Lesson' and listen to a reading by John Lyons from CLPE. We will learn about the context and then analyse the poem's structure, language, themes and tone. Teaching sequence and video clips of John Lyons reading poems from CLPE (https://clpe.org.uk/poetryline/resources/teaching-sequences/dancing-rain)

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