Thursday, April 3, 2014

Lost in the Rangers

Lost in the Ranges by Norman Bilbrough
School Journal Part 4 Number 3 1995

WALT: Skim and scan for information
Authors viewpoint - finding evidence in the text

Success Criteria: I can skim and scan the text and find key information.
I can determine and think about how the writer is feeling what going through in this article.

Answer the following questions in red:

Referring to the title of the article what do you think the text is about?
I think its about someone lost in the
rang forest of new Zealand

Have you ever been lost before? What are your experiences of being lost? Where were you, what happened? I have been lost in the war house I lost my mum in the warehouse
in silver park.

What type of text is this article e.g is it someone’s explanation of what happened, (refer to the first page)

What does Bryan states he was the “youngest in the party”?
he mean all the people were older than him.and
he was only fourteen

What was Bryan’s reason for taking part in this tramp?
his reason is that he wanted to try it out
with big boy and have fun.

Where about is this group of boys hiking? What is the temperature and climate like at this place?
the  where  coming from Karaoke to Otaki Forks.
What had Bryan carried in his bag for this trip?
Bryan food and treats like chocolate and ships

Even though the weather was fine and clear it was cold. Why is it important to keep warm in situations such as this? Because if your really could it might be hard to work.

After this fall, how do you think Bryan is feeling? Is he injured?
He doesn't fell because he blacked out.
Do you think the situation Bryan is currently in is dangerous? Why / why not?
yes because he might die

Predict what you think will happen next?
Bryan might die because they might not find him
and he lost his bag and it had his food

It seems as though Bryan has now been separated from the rest of his group.
he wasn't just separated he was lost and didn't know where to go.

If you were Bryan would you stay put and wait for someone to rescue you? Or would you seek help? if it was me I would make a fire and seek help

How do you think the rest of the group will react to Bryan’s falling and injury?
I think they well all be looking for him

Refer to the map on the next page, what information does this give us about where the accident happened and where Bryan was found? the accident happened on the mountains
when they were going down

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