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Comparing Texts to World A royal wedding comparison
The Task We see evidence that authors create their stories (texts) from things that they have seen in the real world. Today you are going to compare a famous story to something that is happening in real-life by using comparative tools such as Venn Diagrams.
What is a Venn Diagram? A Venn Diagram is a great way to look at the similarities and differences between two items (whether they are a books, events or a concept). Bicycle Cricket Bat Differences Similarities
Cinderella Read Cinderella online at Ziptales by clicking on the following link: http://www.learner.org/interactives/story/cinderella.html This should only take 10 minutes.
Kate and Will Click on the following link to read a little about Kate and Will’s Royal Wedding. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/07/royal-wedding-2011_n_831524.html Spend only about 10 minutes on this site.
Comparing the Two… Open up a new Powerpoint Slideshow On the ‘Insert’ Tab, click on SmartArt In the pop-up box, click on ‘relationship’ and then scroll down until you can see a ‘Basic Venn’ and select it. Label one side Cinderella and the other Kate and Will. Then using text boxes, add in what you think the similarities and differences are.
A Fairytale Wedding Once you have completed your Venn answer the following on a separate slide (adding pictures at the end)… Why do you think the story ‘Cinderella’ was created? Is Kate and Will’s wedding a ‘Fairytale’ Wedding? What do you see as the main theme running through both ‘Cinderella’ and Kate and Will’s Wedding?