Approaches to reading unseen fiction texts

In this lesson, we will be looking at strategies for reading unseen fiction texts. We will be using Freytag’s Narrative Pyramid and the idea of ‘Four conflicts in Literature’ as ways of reading unseen fiction extracts. You will then have an opportunity to try out these ideas by applying this learning to an unseen fiction extract from Katherine Mansfield’s ‘The Tiredness of Rosabel’. You will be guided through the reading with prompt questions and after each section we will stop to review our ideas together.

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English - Approaching unseen fiction texts

Approaching unseen fiction texts

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Q1.What is the third point on the narrative pyramid?

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Q2.What does Rosabel do for a living?

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Q3.What are the names of the couple?

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Q4.Which of the below is not one of the 4 types of conflict to be found in narratives?

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Q5.What is the opposite of equilibrium?

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Q6.What word did Rosabel use to describe her anger?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

English - Approaching unseen fiction texts

Approaching unseen fiction texts

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What is the third point on the narrative pyramid?

1/6

Q2.What does Rosabel do for a living?

2/6

Q3.What are the names of the couple?

3/6

Q4.Which of the below is not one of the 4 types of conflict to be found in narratives?

4/6

Q5.What is the opposite of equilibrium?

5/6

Q6.What word did Rosabel use to describe her anger?

6/6

Lesson summary: Approaches to reading unseen fiction texts

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