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CLIP 5323

CS Lewis – 'The Voyage of the Dawn Treader' (extract)

CS Lewis – 'The Voyage of the Dawn Treader' (extract)

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Key Info
  • CS Lewis – 'The Voyage of the Dawn Treader' (extract)
  • Duration: 02:09
  • A narrated extract from 'The Voyage of the Dawn Treader' by CS Lewis, followed by a dramatisation of the same extract. Key descriptive language from the text is highlighted throughout the narration. We are asked the question 'Is this what you imagined?' This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Writing a Story

  • Keywords: fiction, description, similes, adventure, C. S. Lewis, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Could kick-start a discussion based around descriptive language – how does the author portray these images using words? Could be used as a stimulus for artwork, stopping the clip halfway through then showing the dramatised version as a plenary.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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