In your exam you may be expected to write an essay about a single poem.

Depending on the phrasing of the question you will have to focus on different issues.

It is important that you prepare for this by being familiar with the aspects covered in the Learn-it's.

The best way to analyse a poem properly is to have a number of questions ready which you can ask yourself about the poem.

S-cool has made sure that there are plenty of these for you to choose from in the Learn-it's. Make sure you memorise a number of these and then practise applying them to poems you have been given in class, or have at home.

The examination boards choose poems which they do not expect students to have any prior knowledge of and are looking for your personal response to the poem.