Considering the writer's perspective

In this lesson, we will look at how understanding Ondaatje's viewpoint helps us to make further observations about the attitudes and feelings communicated within the account. In order to help us do this we will work with a writing frame, building our response systematically. Once you have written your response there will be a model answer for you to self-assess against and track your progress.

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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.Which of the following pronouns is used to create a feeling of consensus between reader and writer?

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Q2.Which language technique is being described? "When a word or phrase is repeated at the beginning of clauses or sentences that follow each other."

2/5

Q3.Which type of listing uses a conjunction to connect items?

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Q4.Which one of the following is not an example of a figurative language technique?

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Q5.What is the most important skill to remember when responding to a question about language use?

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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.Which of the following pronouns is used to create a feeling of consensus between reader and writer?

1/5

Q2.Which language technique is being described? "When a word or phrase is repeated at the beginning of clauses or sentences that follow each other."

2/5

Q3.Which type of listing uses a conjunction to connect items?

3/5

Q4.Which one of the following is not an example of a figurative language technique?

4/5

Q5.What is the most important skill to remember when responding to a question about language use?

5/5

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Considering the writer's perspective

Journey to the source of the Nile - Christopher Ondaatje

Q1.Where was Christopher Ondaatje born?

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Q2.What does a 'philanthropist' do?

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Q3.When Ondaatje went to Canada, he had virtually no money or savings. True or false?

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Q4.Which event did Ondaatje take part in during the 1964 Olympics?

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Q5.What does the word 'urban' mean in the context of our extract? Select the correct definition.

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Quiz:

Considering the writer's perspective

Journey to the source of the Nile - Christopher Ondaatje

Q1.Where was Christopher Ondaatje born?

1/5

Q2.What does a 'philanthropist' do?

2/5

Q3.When Ondaatje went to Canada, he had virtually no money or savings. True or false?

3/5

Q4.Which event did Ondaatje take part in during the 1964 Olympics?

4/5

Q5.What does the word 'urban' mean in the context of our extract? Select the correct definition.

5/5

Lesson summary: Considering the writer's perspective

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