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When William Caxton brought the printing press to England in 1475 he changed the lives of thousands of people, putting reading and education within their reach for the first time.
When Tim Berners-Lee invented the Internet over five hundred years later, he changed the world all over again.
• Lime/Band 11 books have longer sentence structures and a greater use of literary language.
• Text type – A dual biography.
• Curriculum links – History: ‘the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods [for example, … William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee].
• Place the two lives in context with a visual timeline on pages 22–23.