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Lessons in this unit

Lesson 1

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

Lesson 2

Examining thoughts and feelings: Between a Rock and a Hard Place – Aron Ralston

Lesson 3

Exploring the writer’s perspective: Between a Rock and a Hard Place – Aron Ralston

Lesson 4

Close analysis of writer’s methods: Between a Rock and a Hard Place – Aron Ralston

Lesson 5

Evaluative response: Between a Rock and a Hard Place – Aron Ralston

Lesson 6

Reading process: Non-fiction texts

Lesson 7

Examining thoughts, feelings and perspective

Lesson 8

Close analysis of language: Touching the Void – Joe Simpson

Lesson 9

Summarising ideas across two texts: Between a Rock and a Hard Place – Aron Ralston and Touching the Void – Joe Simpson

Lesson 10

Comparing writers' perspectives and methods

Lesson 11

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

Lesson 12

Analysis of language

Lesson 13

Alternative Perspectives: Hawaiian Archipelago – Isabella Bird

Lesson 14

Comparing texts: Form and function - Isabella Bird and Aron Ralston

Lesson 15

Personal response: Who has inspired you?

Lesson 16

Generating ideas: Stimulus extract

Lesson 17

Planning techniques: Logos, ethos and pathos

Lesson 18

Writing an effective introduction

Lesson 19

Creating an impact: Rhetorical devices and sequencing

Lesson 20

Writing an effective conclusion