Summarising ideas across two texts: Ondaatje and Bird
In this lesson, we will be considering what the skill of summary requires by working with our two non-fiction texts, 'Journey to the Source of the Nile' and 'The Bazaars of Baghdad'. We will look at how we need to understand the focus of the question and select relevant supporting evidence to answer our question. Crucial to the process of summary is the skill of synthesising information across the two texts and showing what we have understood and inferred from the texts. During the course of the lesson, we will break down the process and experiment with sentence stems to support our written responses.
Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:
- Click "Close Video"
- Click "Next" to view the activity
Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.
Lesson summary: Summarising ideas across two texts: Ondaatje and Bird
It looks like you have not completed the quiz.
To share your results with your teacher please complete the quiz.
Time to move!
Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?
For 5 mins...
On the spot: