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This analysing text worksheet ‘Mount St Helen Volcanic Eruption’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about this disaster. 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 make judgements about and draw conclusions from the text, as well as make predictions about the text as a whole in order to answer questions about it. Answer sheet provided with file download.