This two lesson plan aims to provide greater understanding and knowledge of the impact of the First World War on poetry, and provide some insight into the conditions in which it was written. These resources were put together by Joanne Gray, who carried out a work placement with the Doncaster 1914-18 in early 2017.
An overview of the war, propaganda and ‘The Soldier’ by Rupert Brooke
Life in the trenches, a history of Wilfred Owen, ‘Exposure’ by Wilfred Owen
Writing a war poem – poetry competition