Examining thoughts, feelings and perspective

In this lesson, we will complete the reading of our extract from 'Touching the Void' by Joe Simpson whilst considering the thoughts and feelings he presents. We will find out a little bit more about Joe Simpson and his companion Simon Yates so that we can establish the very particular perspective of this incident. Then, we will write our responses to the writer's attitude in the selected passage; this will allow us to draw together our learning. A model answer will be provided to assess progress.

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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.Where does Simpson have his accident?

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Q2.Simpson has broken his arm - true or false?

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Q3.What happens to give Simpson hope?

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Q4.Which word matches this definition: "The development of events outside a person's control, regarded as predetermined."

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Q5.Which word is not a synonym of 'loyalty'?

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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.Where does Simpson have his accident?

1/5

Q2.Simpson has broken his arm - true or false?

2/5

Q3.What happens to give Simpson hope?

3/5

Q4.Which word matches this definition: "The development of events outside a person's control, regarded as predetermined."

4/5

Q5.Which word is not a synonym of 'loyalty'?

5/5

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Non-fiction texts and viewpoint writing

Lesson 7 of 20

Q1.Joe Simpson's companion was called?

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Q2.Joe Simpson was the older of the two men - true or false?

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Q3.Which statement best sums up Simpson's attitude to his companion?

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Q4.The rope is not just an important piece of equipment but also a "symbol of____________________" What words were used by Simpson's companion when describing his perspective?

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Q5.How many days did it take Simpson to get back to base camp?

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Non-fiction texts and viewpoint writing

Lesson 7 of 20

Q1.Joe Simpson's companion was called?

1/5

Q2.Joe Simpson was the older of the two men - true or false?

2/5

Q3.Which statement best sums up Simpson's attitude to his companion?

3/5

Q4.The rope is not just an important piece of equipment but also a "symbol of____________________" What words were used by Simpson's companion when describing his perspective?

4/5

Q5.How many days did it take Simpson to get back to base camp?

5/5

Lesson summary: Examining thoughts, feelings and perspective

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