2We are learning to write recounts A recount is an account of a personal experienceExamples: Letters, autobiographies, biographies, diaries, newspaper reports, eyewitness reportRecounts tell what happensThree typesPersonal / literaryImaginaryFactual
3Today we are learning to write a … Factual Recount
4We’ll know we can write recounts when: We will have a setting – Who? Why? Where? When? What? How?We will have important events describedin 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 itWe will include details to add interest.We will have a concluding statement.
5News report [Students underline on glued in copy] Identify ExamplesWho was involved in the story?What did the person / people do?When did this take place?Where did this take place?Why did it take place?How did it happen?
6Identify examples to show: Past TenseAction VerbsLinking Words / ConnectivesUse pronounsDetails to add interest
12Cain 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.