“The Raven”- Edgar Allen Poe (KS2)
- Investigate how the vocabulary can affect the mood of the poem- “weak, weary, quaint, dreary, bleak”
- Make predictions about Lenore- who is she and why is she knocking?
- Use the rhymes as a template for children to write their own narrative verses
- Do you talk to animals?
Do you imagine them replying?
Do you think the speaker has lost his mind or does he just seem very sad to you?
– man and the natural world
– the supernatural