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Contributor: Steven Fawkes

Language of text: German
Type of text: Historical document
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Intended age of students: Key Stage 3
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Mozarts Leben.docxNo description15.29 kBInfo

Learners can tackle this text in order to extract the 5 main points
or to make an illustrated version
or to translate the key features they identify

This website contain similar biographies of internationally famous people of a similar length and linguistic complexity
so the activity could become a regular feature

Alternatively learners could select from the list of famous people they want to read about and produce a class biographical anthology of their favourites, perhaps including images they research ethically.

Finally the format of the text could be replicated bt learners writing a brief biography of a favourite personality, or of themselves.

Non-fiction text in the form of a brief biography

Developing / Practising
Reading skills
Translating skills
Selecting skills
potentially Writing skills

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Past Tense verbs


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