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This analysing text worksheet ‘Dolley Madison’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about this US first lady. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall specific details from the text, to look critically at words in order to ascertain their particular meaning in context, as well as examine how the text is organised as a whole in order to answer questions about it. Answer sheet provided with file download.