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Interactive video lesson plan for: My best friend: Alan Outen

Activity overview:

To protect the guilty, no names have been changed. To understand this poem fully, it may be necessary to imagine me as a thirteen year-old boy.

My feeling is that I recite this one too slowly. Perhaps I should go the other way and rather than be calm and slow, perhaps I should be fast and ranty. Is it worth doing another version? Is the background too distracting? I feared a plain background would be too dull.

Text and audio versions here: http://www.lloydianaspects.co.uk/alanoutn.html


Tagged under: poem,poetry,childhood,school,days,friend,hatred,recite,friendship,sour,boy,boyhood,turn

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