Resource aimed to get students thinking about this poem and its message.The poem is NOT part of the resources; but the activities are good at building the critical thinking skills. Aligned with Common Core State Standard: RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.4
Thinking about Half caste by John Agard
Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Handout
Common Core State Standards
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).
really love the way it is set out. a great resource, many thanks.
Hi Discodiva <br/> <br/>I came to this following an old comment on the forums. It is a fantastic resource - thank you: A really great way to get pupils to approach it in a critical way. I love the fact that it is not just a typical Q&A worksheet. <br/>
These are very useful, thanks a million!