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Compare the Content in 'Storm on the Island' with Other Poems

In this worksheet, students will compare the content in 'Storm on the Island' with other poems.

'Compare the Content in 'Storm on the Island' with Other Poems' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

Year:  GCSE

GCSE Subjects:   English Literature

GCSE Boards:   AQA

Curriculum topic:   Poetry

Curriculum subtopic:   Power and Conflict: 'Storm on the Island'

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Have you ever had a really bad hair day because you've been blown about in the wind? 

Well, that's nothing compared to what the islanders in this poem have to go through!


You will need  to grab your Power and Conflict anthology for these activities. 

It might be useful to get a pen and paper too to make notes.


We're going to compare the content in the poem 'Storm on the Island' by Seamus Heaney with other poems.

These are the aspects that we're going to consider:




Structure and form

Feelings and attitudes 



As you work through the activity, try to make notes to help you study later.  


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