Comparing perspectives and methods: Planning - Ondaatje and Bird

In this lesson, we will be comparing both our unseen fiction texts and looking at how the two writers’ perspectives influence the way they write about their travels. We will break down the task and first establish key similarities and differences in their attitudes. We will then use a planning frame to read extracts from the two texts and select our evidence. At the end of the lesson, we will have a clear plan that we will apply in our next session. As usual, there will be a final quiz to recap on our learning.

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Quiz:

Comparing perspectives and methods

Journey to the source of the Nile - Ondaatje and The Bazaars of Baghdad - Isabella Bird

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Q1.Ondaatje and Bird are both ___________?

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Q2.Ondaatje's purpose for travelling to Lake Victoria was_______________? Which explanation best fits the text?

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Q3.Isabella Bird's purpose for travelling is_______________? Which explanation best fits the text?

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Q4.What does the phrase 'Big Picture' mean?

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Q5."Isabella Bird saw lots of women in the bazaars; different classes and some were covered in tattoos."" Is this statement true or false?

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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:

Comparing perspectives and methods

Journey to the source of the Nile - Ondaatje and The Bazaars of Baghdad - Isabella Bird

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Ondaatje and Bird are both ___________?

1/5

Q2.Ondaatje's purpose for travelling to Lake Victoria was_______________? Which explanation best fits the text?

2/5

Q3.Isabella Bird's purpose for travelling is_______________? Which explanation best fits the text?

3/5

Q4.What does the phrase 'Big Picture' mean?

4/5

Q5."Isabella Bird saw lots of women in the bazaars; different classes and some were covered in tattoos."" Is this statement true or false?

5/5

Lesson summary: Comparing perspectives and methods: Planning - Ondaatje and Bird

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