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Today you will  continue reading reading a poem. - The Highwayman written by

Alfred Noyes


This poem starts out with a highwayman (that's a robber who holds people up on the road) visiting his girlfriend Bess at her father's inn. He's on the move (apparently he's got some robbing to do) so he only has time for one kiss. He promises that he'll be back by the next night at the latest.


Day 4    Thursday 25th February 2021

LO: To use inference and retrieval skills.


1. Write the  Day/ Date/ LO:


2. Watch the presentation below and make notes. 


3. You WILL need to read the poem several times. 


4. Complete the comprehension.


5. Remember to email your work to your class teacher.


The Highwayman