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

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