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Interactive video lesson plan for: Oxford to Paddington

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Filmed on iphone 4, edited with sony vegas, text imported from photoshop. Title also done in photoshop, with 3D styling to mimic the original film titles. Audio taken from 1936 film, "Night Mail". poem by Auden.

Original sequence http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gmq6mFAEqNQ

Tagged under: Oxford,Paddington

8 questions

1. What techniques has the poet used so far...highlight on poem and write these in your book. (00:00:18)

2. Repetition.... highlight the words that are repeated and label. (00:00:57)

3. Rhyme – where words have the same sound pattern... Write the word and definition and 2 examples.

4. What is the poem about? (00:01:13)

5. How has the reader changed the way he reads the poem? Why do you think he has done this? (00:01:32)

6. What is the train carrying? How do you know this? Find a quote to prove this. (00:02:05)

7. How does the poet describe the cities as he passes them? (00:02:27)

8. Explain how the poem ends... what is the meaning behind this? (00:02:52)

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