Compass and Torch

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Compass and Torch
Compass and Torch:
Investigating the story
Success criteria:
1. Listen in class and complete all tasks.
2. Work co-operatively to investigate
language and meaning.
3. Explain the theme – write in full
sentences!
What do you think the story is about?
Theme:
Watch the trailer –
• What is the film about?
• Who are the main characters?
• What could the story be about?
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apwoGTpi7E
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRkK5n
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Dadness?
• What makes a good Dad?
• Now share your ideas with
your shoulder partner.
• Definition? Dadness?
Dadness:
• Childishness = a childish quality. To
behave in a child like way E.g. After
loosing the computer game, she threw
the control at the T.V.
• Dadness =
Task:
• Read the story:
• Who is telling the story? More than one
person?
• What is the story about? Write a brief
summary in exactly 40 words!
Learning Objective
• To explore the structure used in the
stories so far.
Dictionary race:
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Dappled
Robust
Redundant
Affirmation
Carcasses
Intently
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Seared
Dismay
Jovial
Hummocky
Gratified
Plotting the story:
1.
Exposition
2.
Inciting incident
3.
Rising action
4.
Climax
5.
Denouement
Plotting the story:
Climax
Rising action
Denouement
• Exposition
Inciting incident
My Polish Teacher’s Tie
Plot the structure of the story below.
Plotting the Story
• Think about the structure of the story
‘Compass and Torch’ – what do you
notice?
Symbolism
• A compass is used to…
• In the story it is used as a symbol of…
• A torch is used to…
• In the story the torch is a symbol of…

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