In part two of the Vg1 exam, compare and contrast is used very often. Venn-diagrams are a great way to work with this kind of task, as they set out very clearly the similarities and differences between characters, countries, challenges, etc.
For and Against - two different sides to the story
With a partner, one of you reads Article 1 and the other reads Article 2
Once you have both read your article, do the following:
- Present the article to each other and share your own thoughts on what it was about.
- Based on the articles and your research into state and private schools use post-it notes to organise your thoughts into points for and against private schools and then answer the following question: Would you like to go to a private school?