Reading Unseen non-fiction texts: The Hawaiian Archipelago – Isabella Bird

In this lesson, we'll be continuing our reading of unseen non-fiction texts, this week looking at a pre-1900 extract from the pioneering Victorian explorer and naturalist, Isabella Bird. As usual with our first reading, we will be tracking the events and responding to a series of prompts to develop our understanding of the text. At the end of the lesson, we will reflect on the ‘Big Picture’ issues the text has presented by considering the 4 Conflicts.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1."A moment of sudden and great realisation" is called what?

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Q2.Which word is not a synonym of 'perspective'?

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Q3.When you are asked to 'synthesise' you need to _____________?

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Q4."The conflict of man v nature is a fundamental exploration in texts." What word class is 'fundamental'?

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Q5.In a quest narrative, the final ordeal leads to what?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1."A moment of sudden and great realisation" is called what?

1/5

Q2.Which word is not a synonym of 'perspective'?

2/5

Q3.When you are asked to 'synthesise' you need to _____________?

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Q4."The conflict of man v nature is a fundamental exploration in texts." What word class is 'fundamental'?

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Q5.In a quest narrative, the final ordeal leads to what?

5/5

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Non-fiction texts and viewpoint writing

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Q1.Where was Isabella Bird born?

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Q2.Her father gave her £100 and said she could travel wherever she wanted to. The first area she visited was___________?

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Q3.What did Isabella Bird learn to do in Hawaii?

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Q4.What is the meaning of the word 'conflagration'?

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Non-fiction texts and viewpoint writing

Lesson 11 of 20

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.Where was Isabella Bird born?

1/4

Q2.Her father gave her £100 and said she could travel wherever she wanted to. The first area she visited was___________?

2/4

Q3.What did Isabella Bird learn to do in Hawaii?

3/4

Q4.What is the meaning of the word 'conflagration'?

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Lesson summary: Reading Unseen non-fiction texts: The Hawaiian Archipelago – Isabella Bird

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