Year 9

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

Year 9

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

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Key learning points

  1. In this final lesson, we will consider how to give an evaluative response to our set text from Aron Ralston's autobiography 'Between a Rock and a Hard Place'. We will return to our evaluative planning techniques and work through our response together; first the planning process and then the actual write up. At the end of the lesson, we will assess our progress against our success criteria.

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5 Questions

Q1.
What is the technique called where a word or phrase is repeated at the beginning of clauses or sentences that follow each other?
Correct answer: anaphora
emotive language
repetition
syndetic listing
Q2.
Which word is not a synonym for 'reckless'?
audacious
brash
foolhardy
negligent
Correct answer: prudent
Q3.
What is a tourniquet?
Correct answer: a device that limits the flow of blood to a limb
a name for a foothold on the rock face
a small rock hammer used in climbing
a type of patterned scarf like a bandana
Q4.
When the words 'we' and 'us' are used in speeches, what is the effect?
Correct answer: the writer creates a sense of agreement
the writer creates a sense of confusion
the writer creates a sense of opposition
they are just normal words and don't really do anything
Q5.
Asyndetic lists separate terms with a comma.
false
Correct answer: true