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Published: 28/09/2012
Y5 Y6 | Reading comprehension
2 pages

Victorian slang into modern day vocabulary – Grace Darling story

Children are challenge to identify Victorian slang within a fictional account of the sinking of the Forfarshire - the event that shot Grace Darling to Victorian fame.    

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Sue  Nick
Sue Nick
good resource, builds confidence with unknown and difficult language that they may not have seen before.
Posted on 13th March 2018
Gabbie Chant
Gabbie Chant
Hi Laura - good spot! We have fixed this now :)
Posted on 4th April 2016
Laura Bell
Laura Bell
Looks great and I am going to use it with my adult learners on a Basic Skills literacy course. Just one thing - "loose" should be "lose" at the end of para 1, but then they can always be tasked with finding the spelling error!
Posted on 5th December 2015

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