Considering structural choices

In this lesson, we will be looking at how to examine structural features. We will establish some key techniques writers use and the subject terminology you will need to help you explain your understanding of the text. We will return to our reading of our extract from 'The Time Machine' by H G Wells and build on our reading strategy of breaking the text down into first / next / then / finally which is designed to help us move onto our structural analysis. Today, we will be working with a planning frame; we will break this down and look at how to complete this together.

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

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

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

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

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Q5.What action does Wells give to the sun?

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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.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

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Considering structural choices

The Time Machine - H G Wells

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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Considering structural choices

The Time Machine - H G Wells

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."

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Lesson summary: Considering structural choices

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