Poetry revision

Here is a PowerPoint presentation going through the poems that you will need to revise for your poetry exam. These are the poems that you have studied from your anthology in class. To view the PowerPoint you must be logged onto your Google account.



What do you need to know about each poem?

Use the acronym SMILE.

Your must know how and why the poem is STRUCTURED

The MEANING behind the poem- what is the poem about?

The IMAGES that are created throughout the poem

LANGUAGE features used in the poem

When looking at these things you need to discuss the EFFECT that all of these things have on the reader and why the poet has used certain language features and structured the poem in a certain way.


You need to be discussing these things in your poetry exam. This worksheet might help you with your revision and what you need to know for each poem.

SMILE poetry

Poetry revision plan


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