Detailed description

This analysing text worksheet ‘Lake Monsters’ supports students to use various strategies to understand opposing letters to the editor about whether these creatures exist. 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, to draw conclusions about the text, as well as to predict both the meaning of certain phrases and events that could happen after the conclusion of the text in order to answer questions about it. Answer sheet provided with file download.