Analysing the writer's use of language

In this lesson, we will be looking more closely at a passage from H G Wells' 'The Time Machine' and examining the writer's methods. We will look at how to respond to an analysis question; we will identify the focus of the question, select relevant 'rich' evidence and think about the importance of linking our selections. We will then look at a writing frame to support us in writing up our ideas before checking our responses and assessing our progress against a model answer.

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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.What part of the text is this extract from?

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Q2.Which one of the following is not a structural feature?

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Q3.Is this statement true or false? "When you look at the structure of a text you need to describe what happens first, next, then and finally."

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Q4.What does Wells do at the end of the passage when he comments on the Time Traveller's view of Earth and makes us think about man's insignificance in the face of nature?

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Q5.Complete the phrase to describe a structural technique - "combine external actions with __________ thoughts."

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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.What part of the text is this extract from?

1/5

Q2.Which one of the following is not a structural feature?

2/5

Q3.Is this statement true or false? "When you look at the structure of a text you need to describe what happens first, next, then and finally."

3/5

Q4.What does Wells do at the end of the passage when he comments on the Time Traveller's view of Earth and makes us think about man's insignificance in the face of nature?

4/5

Q5.Complete the phrase to describe a structural technique - "combine external actions with __________ thoughts."

5/5

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The writer's use of language

The Time Machine - H G Wells

Q1."The night came like the turning out of a lamp..." What language devices has been employed in this sentence?

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Q2.What does the word 'headlong' suggest in relation to the context of the passage?

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Q3.Which version of the word is spelt correctly?

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Q4."I saw the sun hopping swiftly across the sky." What language device is used in this sentence?

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Q5.Which one of the following is not an abstract noun?

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Quiz:

The writer's use of language

The Time Machine - H G Wells

Q1."The night came like the turning out of a lamp..." What language devices has been employed in this sentence?

1/5

Q2.What does the word 'headlong' suggest in relation to the context of the passage?

2/5

Q3.Which version of the word is spelt correctly?

3/5

Q4."I saw the sun hopping swiftly across the sky." What language device is used in this sentence?

4/5

Q5.Which one of the following is not an abstract noun?

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Lesson summary: Analysing the writer's use of language

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