This lesson contains 11 slides, with interactive quizzes, text slides and 3 videos.
Lesson duration is: 30 min
Items in this lesson
V4 - Period 3: Literature lesson 1
New period planner + PTA
Introduction to 20th Century Literature
Slide 1 - Slide
What is literature?
Slide 2 - Mind map
Slide 3 - Video
Which 4 ways literature benefits us were mentioned?
Slide 4 - Open question
Which one do you think is the most important one? Why?
Slide 5 - Open question
Is it just literature (aka books) that you can get these benefits from? What else can you think of that might be considered 'literature' but in a different form?
Slide 6 - Open question
Why do you think we study literature?
Slide 7 - Mind map
Why study literature?
Storytelling is part of:
- our history
- our society
- our religions
- our development as individuals
No matter the form it takes, stories influence daily aspects of our lives, whether this be on a page or a screen.
Slide 8 - Slide
Read the introduction to the Reader 20th Century Literature (see Magister - Studyplanner - Literature)
Read chapter 1 "Introduction to Britain and early 20th century history" + watch some of the videos linked there to improve your background knowledge on British history at the start and into the 20th century.
In preparation for next lesson, read chapter 2 "War and it’s writers: Britain’s War Poets" + take notes on what you think is important information. Watch the videos on the next slides to help with your understanding of this particular part of British literature + take notes.