Reading unseen non-fiction texts: Between a Rock and a Hard Place – Aron Ralston

In this lesson, we’ll be starting to consider how we can use our reading strategies to respond to non-fiction material. We will be working with an extract from Aron Ralston’s autobiography, Between a Rock and a Hard Place. During the session, we will be tracking the events in our new text and asking key questions of the material by responding to a series of prompts to allow us to extend our thinking and observe some of the features that are particular to non-fiction material.

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Non-fiction texts and viewpoint writing

Lesson 1 of 20

Q1.Where is our text set?

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Q2.What is the first stage in a quest narrative?

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Q3.Which of the following is the present participle of the verb 'sever'?

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Q4.Which word is not a synonym of 'durable'?

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Q5."It's as though I have thrust my arm into a cauldron of magma." True or false: this type of sentence would not be found in a non-fiction text .

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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:

Non-fiction texts and viewpoint writing

Lesson 1 of 20

Q1.Where is our text set?

1/5

Q2.What is the first stage in a quest narrative?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following is the present participle of the verb 'sever'?

3/5

Q4.Which word is not a synonym of 'durable'?

4/5

Q5."It's as though I have thrust my arm into a cauldron of magma." True or false: this type of sentence would not be found in a non-fiction text .

5/5

Lesson summary: Reading unseen non-fiction texts: Between a Rock and a Hard Place – Aron Ralston

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