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Recounts. We are learning to write recounts  A recount is an account of a personal experience  Examples: Letters, autobiographies, biographies, diaries,

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1 Recounts

2 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

3 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 …

4 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.

5 News report [Students underline on glued in copy] Identify Examples WWWWho was involved in the story? WWWWhat did the person / people do? WWWWhen did this take place? WWWWhere did this take place? WWWWhy did it take place? HHHHow did it happen?

6 Identify examples to show: PPPPast Tense AAAAction Verbs LLLLinking Words / Connectives UUUUse pronouns DDDDetails to add interest

7 Class Cameo

8 Task 1 L ook at this video clip about an motor crash. Write a newspaper report about the incident.

9 Task 2 Record Brainstorm Crash Setting 1 st highlight 2 nd highlight 3 rd Highlight Concluding statement

10 Task 3 Setting / Orientation Orientation WhoWhatWhenWhereWhyHow

11 Class Cameo

12 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.


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