A comprehension task to enable students to compare literary historical recounts and factual historical recounts.
Students read the literary historical recount and factual historical recount about the sinking of the RMS Titanic. After analysing each of the texts individually, students then compare the texts according to the following features:
- main idea
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital texts
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sources
Australian Curriculum alignment
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sourcesElaborationsusing research skills including identifying research purpose, locating texts, gathering and organising informati...
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital textsElaborationsmaking connections between the text and studentsâ own experience or oth...
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Typo corrected on historical recount ('bought' changed to 'brought').
Fix by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Oct 28th, 2018
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