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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

To explain and comment on a writers use of


language[RAF5]

LEARNING OUTCOMES
Know the meaning of key words and phrases in a poem
Be able to use words which describe feelings and
emotions
Know what a prefix is
Identify archaic words and phrases
Revise use of inverted commas '...........'
Work as a team


infer
deduce
facial features
stance
angry
disappointed
sad
mislead
deceived
abused
tired
disrespected
used
depressed
'the line'
'cursing'
'staff'
'incompetent '
'swine'
'cheery'
'old card'
'slogged'
'did for them'
'plan of attack'
enraged
heavyhearted
confused
annoyed
sympathy
enlightened
educated

'Arras'
'rifle and pack'
WORD DEFINITION
infer
what is suggested or hinted at through clues, for instance what someone does, how
someone dresses, the way someone speaks
deduce to decide after looking at the facts / the information/ to come to a conclusion
facial features parts of the face e.g. the nose
stance the way someone stands
angry
feeling that you want to shout at someone or hurt them because they have done
something bad:
disappointed
sad because something was not as good as you expected, or because something did
not happen
sad to be unhappy
mislead to cause someone to believe something that is not true
deceived to make someone believe something that is not true
abused to use something for the wrong purpose in a way that is bad:
tired feeling that you want to rest or sleep
disrespected to not accept that someone is important or has rights, and behave badly towards them
used when someone gets you to do something and you feel bad about it
depressed very sad, often for a long time
WORD DEFINITION
'the line' short for 'frontline' . A place where two sides face each other in a war.
'cursing' to use rude words because you are angry
'staff' the people who work for a company or organisation
'incompetent ' not having the ability to do something as it should be done
'swine' a person who you consider to be extremely unpleasant and unkind or another word for pig
'cheery' bright and happy
'old card' an old word for having a special personality or being eccentric
'slogged'
to travel or move with difficulty, for example through wet, sticky soil or snow, or when you are
very tired
'did for them' responsible for what happened to someone in a bad way
'plan of attack' a battle plan
enraged
to cause someone to become very angry
heavyhearted when your heart is weighed down with sadness
confused not able to think clearly or to understand something
annoyed a little angry
sympathy the feeling of understanding and caring about someones problems
WORD DEFINITION
enlightened knowing the truth about something
educated

Someone who is educated has learned a lot at school or college and has a good level of
knowledge
'Arras' a town in France
'rifle and pack' what a soldier would carry in WW1
infer
what is suggested or hinted at through
clues, for instance what someone does,
how someone dresses, the way someone
speaks
to decide after looking at the facts /
the information
to come to a conclusion
deduce
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INFERENCE AND
DEDUCTION OR READING
BETWEEN THE LINES
LEARNING OBJECTIVE
Infer and deduce or read between the lines ? [RAF3]
LEARNING OUTCOMES
Practice your inference and deduction skills with talk and what you see.
Write a PEA paragraph showing inference and deduction.
AF 3 READING BETWEEN THE
LINES
We see different things when we look at an image
or read a
book .Being able to read between the lines is
about looking closely and picking up clues that tell
us more about the characters or plot .
WHAT DO YOU SEE ?
HOW DO YOU KNOW ?
WHAT DO YOU SEE ?
HOW DO YOU KNOW ?
AF 3 READING BETWEEN THE
LINES
What can
you see ?
How do you
know ?
AF 3 READING BETWEEN THE
LINES
What do the
clothes , facial
features and
stance of these
people suggest
about their
situation ?
How do you know
this ?
AF 3 READING BETWEEN THE
LINES
What do you
think has
happened ?
How do you
know this ?
THE GENERAL

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'Good-morning; good-morning!' the General said
When we met him last week on our way to the line.
Now the soldiers he smiled at are most of 'em
dead,
And we're cursing his staff for incompetent swine.
'He's a cheery old card,' grunted Harry to Jack
As they slogged up to Arras with rifle and pack.
But he did for them both by his plan of attack.

In a sentence describe what has happened
in the poem .
Identify and underline words which give
you clues about how the poet/ speaker
feels.
In your own words, explain how the poet/
speaker feels about what has happened
Make sure you explain why he feels this
way.

Write 3 words to describe your feelings
about what has happened.


HELP WORDS- angry,
disappointed, sad, mislead,
deceived, abused, tired,
disrespected, used,
depressed
HELP WORDS-
enraged, annoyed,
heavyhearted,
confused, sympathy,
enlightened,
educated
In the poem, The General, Siegfried
Sassoon describes

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shown in the word/ words/ line/ lines,
.

..
The poet/ speaker feels
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when he writes

..

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The word/ words/ line/ lines
show

.
This would make the reader feel
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