Presentation on theme: "Tom wrote Texts C and D in science lessons"— Presentation transcript:
1 Tom wrote Texts C and D in science lessons Tom wrote Texts C and D in science lessons. He wrote Text C when he was 5 years 9 months and Text D when he was 7 years 4 months. Referring in detail to Text C and Text D and to relevant ideas from language study, explore early literacy development. (48 marks)
5 Context and pragmatics What stages are these children at in terms of their writing? (Kroll)What is the context of the writing? What genres are they written in? What genre conventions are used?What impact might the teacher’s comments have in both cases? What theorists can you link into this?
6 Graphology and Orthography What graphological features support the genre of the texts? How are the text multimodal (texts that use both images and text)?How are the lines split up in the second text?What specific spelling errors are being made, and why? What spellings are correct? What stage are the children at in terms of spelling?Discourse: how are the texts structured?
7 Lexis and Grammar What sentence structures are used in both texts? What do you notice about the pronoun usage?What do you notice about the punctuation?What register and lexical field is used and how successfully?