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1 Writing to Inform & Explain Youre travelling to a new place… Youre travelling to a new place… You decide to do some background reading & research… You decide to do some background reading & research… What would you like to be informed about? What would you like to be informed about?

2 What do READERS want from informative texts? P A L L

3 Purpose Purpose Audience Audience Language Language Layout Layout Which LANGUAGE DEVICES make it more enjoyable/helpful to read? Which LANGUAGE DEVICES make it more enjoyable/helpful to read?

4 Informative Websites 1. What LANGUAGE DEVICES are used in these clips? 2. How are they STRUCTURED?

5 Can you do better? What was missing from the clips? What was missing from the clips? In PAIRS, write a short paragraph that could have been read out by the presenter. In PAIRS, write a short paragraph that could have been read out by the presenter. Include DEVICES you think would have made it more INFORMATIVE and ENGAGING. Include DEVICES you think would have made it more INFORMATIVE and ENGAGING.

6 Plan & write an article for students about a place you know well and/or enjoy. Think back; what did you want to know as a READER? This will help you plan & structure the piece. Think back; what did you want to know as a READER? This will help you plan & structure the piece. Which DEVICES will you use to make it interesting and INFORMATIVE? Which DEVICES will you use to make it interesting and INFORMATIVE?


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