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Text Types : A Writing Guide for Students - Anne Townsend

Text Types

A Writing Guide for Students

Paperback

Published: 1st January 2012
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Text Types: a writing guide for students provides a clear reference tool for students, teachers and parents to understand 30 different types of written texts, both literary and factual.This larger format Second Edition has been updated and expanded in the variety of text types and examples included. Examples presented and analysed include many electronic texts. According to the Australian Curriculum: English, students in years 7 to 10 are expected to plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using effective vocabulary and language features appropriate for the writer???s purpose and the audience. These texts may take a variety of formats for example: ??? an everyday explanatory text ??? a media report ??? a literary text ??? a point of view or an argument expressed in a letter to the editor or a debate etc. Text Types: A writing guide for students [Second Edition] provides students with examples of all of these texts and more, together with clear directions about how to write each one. The book aims to provide the scaffolding and modelling necessary for the development of writing skills. It provides teachers, parents and students with a unique tool to improve writing skills and is suitable for use by students in midprimary to mid-secondary school.

1. Biography [Historical Recount]: Structure and Example 2. Blog: Structure and Example 3. Book Review: Structure and Example 4. Brochure / Flyer: Structure and Example 5. Debate: Structure and Example 6. Description [Factual/Imaginative]: Structure and Example 7. Discussion: Structure and Example 8. Documentary Film: Structure and Example 9. Email: Structure and Example 10. Explanation: Structure and Example 11. Exposition [Argument]: Structure and Example 12. Exposition [Cause and Effect; Comparative]: Example 13. Information Report: Structure and Example 14. Instructions: Structure and Example 15. Interview: Structure and Example 16. Letter to the Editor: Structure and Example 17. Narrative: Structure and Example 18. News Report: Structure and Example 19. Photo Story: Structure and Example 20. Poetry [Cinquain, Haiku, Limerick]: Structure and Example 21. Poetry [Free Verse]: Structure and Example 22. Poster: Structure and Example 23. PowerPoint Presentation: Structure and Example 24. Questionnaire [Survey]: Structure and Example 25. Recount: Structure and Example 26. Reference List: Example 27. Text Message: Structure and Example 28. Twitter: Structure and Example 29. Vodcast/Podcast: Structure 30. Wiki: Structure and Example

ISBN: 9780987304278
ISBN-10: 0987304275
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 56
Published: 1st January 2012