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Writing Test 4 (Unit 8)


Look at the following time-line about the life of a famous French author, Jules Verne. 

Write a profile of his life below in the text box provided.  Write an appropriate title. 

When completed submit the paragraph. 

February 8, 1828


Born in Nantes, France.
His family were seafarers.
1847 Sent to study law in Paris.
Develops love of the theatre.
1850 Publishes first play. 
His father stops sending him money for school.
Sells stories for money.


1863 Writes his first novel called “Five Weeks in a Balloon”
1876 Buys a large boat and sails around Europe.
March 24, 1905 Dies in Amines, France.