Presentation on theme: "LI: To discuss features of a recount and practice using them Steps to Success… Identify features of a recount Write a recount with some key features included."— Presentation transcript:
LI: To discuss features of a recount and practice using them Steps to Success… Identify features of a recount Write a recount with some key features included Include all of the features from our checklist in your recount
Recounts How to write a successful one!
Introduction Who? Who did the activity? What? What did they do? Where? Where did this take place? When? When did this happen? Why? What was the purpose of the activity?
Main Body Write in paragraphs Write about what happened during the activity Use technical Vocabulary (Wicked Words) Write in chronological order Use time connectives
Time Connectives Firstly Next After that Then Meanwhile Later Finally Eventually Can you think of more?
Concluding Paragraph Sum up the visit Say what you enjoyed Say what you learnt Recommend others who may enjoy it
CHALLENGE! Think about what you did last night or last weekend Tell a friend about it – remember to answer; Who? Where? What? Why? When? Share your recount with the class
Recounts What person are we using? 1 st, 2 nd or 3 rd ? What tense are we using? Past, present or future?
Features of Recounts Let’s start our ‘Features of Recounts’ checklist; Who? Where? When? What? Why? Time connectives Introduction, Main Body, Conclusion Paragraphs Technical vocabulary (Wicked Words) 1 st person Past tense (it has already happened)
Final Challenge! Write your brief recount out in your literacy books. Use the ‘Features of Recounts’ checklist to include as many features as you can Find this and more at