Approaching unseen fiction texts

In this lesson, we will look at 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 H G Wells’ ‘The Time Machine’. You will be guided through the reading with prompt questions and after each section we will stop to review our ideas together. At the end of the lesson, there will be a quiz to recap on our learning.

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Quiz:

Approaching unseen fiction texts

The Time Machine - H G Wells

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The extract contains a flashback account of what happened to the Time Traveller in his invention.

1/5

Q2.The extract is from the rising action of the novel. In the passage we are introduced to a complication. What is it?

2/5

Q3.At first he is unsure that he has actually travelled in time at all. What proves it to him?

3/5

Q4.How does Wells describe the sensations of time travel? Select the correct quotation.

4/5

Q5.What action does Wells give to the sun?

5/5

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:

Approaching unseen fiction texts

The Time Machine - H G Wells

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The extract contains a flashback account of what happened to the Time Traveller in his invention.

1/5

Q2.The extract is from the rising action of the novel. In the passage we are introduced to a complication. What is it?

2/5

Q3.At first he is unsure that he has actually travelled in time at all. What proves it to him?

3/5

Q4.How does Wells describe the sensations of time travel? Select the correct quotation.

4/5

Q5.What action does Wells give to the sun?

5/5

Lesson summary: Approaching unseen fiction texts

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