War Poems Student'S Book by Christopher Martin
  

War Poems Student'S Book

Written by Christopher Martin
Illustrated by

Synopsis

War Poems Student'S Book by Christopher Martin

The bestselling poetry anthology for GCSE and A-Level! This popular anthology for schools contains poems, extracts, historical documents and illustrations, as well as differentiated oral and written tasks. The poems cover wars from the late 18th century to the present day, including Vietnam, Bosnia and the Gulf War. * Comprehensive coverage of war poetry up to the modern day Covering poetry inspired by wars from the Napoleonic era onwards, the new edition has been brought up-to-date with new poems arising from recent conflicts, including the Poet Laureate Andrew Motion's elegaic response to the war in Iraq. * Extensive range of poetry from the Great War In-depth coverage of poetry from the Great War has been added to with a new section on Isaac Rosenberg as well as pieces by other lesser-known poets. Works by Sassoon, Owen and Brooke are also included. * Unique selection of contextual, social and historical links Numerous short extracts from letters, diaries and newspaper reports help the reader to understand the background to the poems, while dramatic full-colour fine art photographs from the period vivid insights into the writer's experience. * Numerous study notes and work ideas Study of the poems is greatly facilitated by questions examining their meaning, form and language, as well as suggestions for comparative study, oral work and written coursework. For GCSE and A-level students, a new section of practice questions will help build confidence and experience in their reading of these poems.

Reviews

`Martin has ... achieved that rare feat - a school book which should appeal to both pupil and teacher ... these two books offer an accessible, informative and fascinating study of the subjects.

About the Author

Christopher Martin is Head of English at Linton Village College, Cambs. As well as the best-selling War Poems, he has published Classic Poems with Collins Educational. HarperCollins audiobooks based on these two titles are also available.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Christopher Martin
More books by Christopher Martin

Publisher

Collins Educational an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

1st February 2004

ISBN

9780007177462


This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****