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Identify and Explain Key Quotes in 'Singh Song!'

In this worksheet, students will revise key quotes in 'Singh Song!' (Daljit Nagra) as part of the 'Love and Relationships' anthology cluster.

'Identify and Explain Key Quotes in 'Singh Song!'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

Year:  GCSE

GCSE Subjects:   English Literature

GCSE Boards:   AQA

Curriculum topic:   Poetry

Curriculum subtopic:   Love and Relationships: 'Singh Song!'

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Worksheet Overview

Refer to the poem 'Singh Song!' in your anthology.


Here's a quick recap of the poem: Written by Daljit Nagra, Singh Song! is about a British Indian man who is speaking about his life, which revolves around working in a corner shop. He often neglects the shop to spend time with his new wife.


The speaker states that the customers complain about the neglected state of the shop, but he doesn't care! As long as he can spend time with his wife, he's happy and content.


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This activity should help you revise some key quotes and deepen your understanding of the poem. In the following questions, you'll be given a quote from the poem, and you'll need to identify the poet's meaning/s behind each quote.


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It may be helpful to write the quotes down as you do this exercise, and try to remember them for the future!


You should always refer to your own text when working through these examples.  These quotations are for reference only.


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