Presentation on theme: "Recounts. We are learning to write recounts A recount is an account of a personal experience Examples: Letters, autobiographies, biographies, diaries,"— Presentation transcript:
We are learning to write recounts A recount is an account of a personal experience Examples: Letters, autobiographies, biographies, diaries, newspaper reports, eyewitness report Recounts tell what happens Three types Personal / literary ImaginaryFactual
Factual Recount T o d a y w e a r e l e a r n i n g t o w r i t e a …
We’ll know we can write recounts when: We will have a setting – Who? Why? Where? When? What? How? We will have important events described in a logical sequence. in a logical sequence. We will have written in the past tense, using action verbs, and used linking words to do with time. Use pronouns – he, she, they or it We will include details to add interest. We will have a concluding statement.
News report [Students underline on glued in copy] Identify Examples WWWWho was involved in the story? WWWWhat did the person / people do? WWWWhen did this take place? WWWWhere did this take place? WWWWhy did it take place? HHHHow did it happen?
Identify examples to show: PPPPast Tense AAAAction Verbs LLLLinking Words / Connectives UUUUse pronouns DDDDetails to add interest
Task 1 L ook at this video clip about an motor crash. Write a newspaper report about the incident.
Task 2 Record Brainstorm Crash Setting 1 st highlight 2 nd highlight 3 rd Highlight Concluding statement
Cain Old’s rampage ends in disaster Hunua village is once again in peace after the infamous robber Cain Old was arrested at 6 pm on Friday morning. Old who robbed the patrol station of its rubbish bin was caught hiding in Hunua school. Offers Corey and Geogia arrested Old when they followed the bubble gum trail that was on his feet. On Monday Judge Jayden sentenced him to life of cleaning up bubble gum from all of Auckland's pavements.