Alternative Perspectives: Hawaiian Archipelago – Isabella Bird

In this lesson, we will begin to develop our response to Isabella Bird’s perspective by defining her thoughts and feelings and placing her extract within a social and historical context of Victorian travel writing. Next, we will look at a written response to the extract using a writing frame to help organise your thoughts. At the end of the lesson, there will be an opportunity to assess your progress against a model response.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Isabella Bird was writing during which era?

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Q2."Isabella Bird displays a reverence towards nature's power." What does the word 'reverence' mean?

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Q3.What does it mean for something to be 'indelible'?

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Q4.Complete the sentence. 'In aesthetics, the sublime is the quality of _________?'

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Q5.Sublime experiences invoke awe and admiration but are coupled with intensity and confusion which can lead to_______________?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Isabella Bird was writing during which era?

1/5

Q2."Isabella Bird displays a reverence towards nature's power." What does the word 'reverence' mean?

2/5

Q3.What does it mean for something to be 'indelible'?

3/5

Q4.Complete the sentence. 'In aesthetics, the sublime is the quality of _________?'

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Q5.Sublime experiences invoke awe and admiration but are coupled with intensity and confusion which can lead to_______________?

5/5

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Non-fiction texts and viewpoint writing

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Q1.'The Victorian period saw a rise in travel writing in response to an increasing interest in scientific, geographical and ________________research.' Complete the missing word.

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Q2.A female perspective on issues is described as what?

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Q3.'A criticism of the travel writings was that the observations presented the communities in an _____________ way. '

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Q4.What is a 'pioneer'?

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Q5.In the male / female dichotomy, which gender is associated with being active?

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Non-fiction texts and viewpoint writing

Lesson 13 of 20

Q1.'The Victorian period saw a rise in travel writing in response to an increasing interest in scientific, geographical and ________________research.' Complete the missing word.

1/5

Q2.A female perspective on issues is described as what?

2/5

Q3.'A criticism of the travel writings was that the observations presented the communities in an _____________ way. '

3/5

Q4.What is a 'pioneer'?

4/5

Q5.In the male / female dichotomy, which gender is associated with being active?

5/5

Lesson summary: Alternative Perspectives: Hawaiian Archipelago – Isabella Bird

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