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This analysing text worksheet ‘Letter to the Editor’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a persuasive text about restricting building on floodplains. 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 and examine how the text is organised, as well as make judgements and draw conclusions from the text in order to answer questions about it. Answer sheet provided with file download.