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Text Types: a writing guide for students

Text Types: a writing guide for students         
Details
Author(s):Anne Townsend, Anne Quill and Philip Oostenbroek.
ISBN:9781921228001
RRP: $14.95
Extent:48 pages
Level: Years 6 - 10
 
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Description
Text Types: a writing guide for students provides a clear reference tool for students, teachers and parents to understand 21 different types of written texts, both literary and factual.

An easy-to-use double-page format presents an analysis of the structure of the text type together with an example of the text type.

The structure is analyzed under the following headings:

A. Purpose

B. Types

C. Context
Subject matter
Roles and relationships of writers and readers.
Medium
Mode

D. Text: How to write the text
Structure
Vocabulary
Grammar

The examples provide clear guidelines on how to write the texts. Each example aims to provide the necessary scaffolding and modeling to assist in the development of writing skills.

Text Types: a writing guide for students has been written by three experienced teachers and is a unique tool for use by students from middle primary to secondary school.
 
Contents
1. Introduction
2. Key terms defined
3. Biography [Historical Recount]: Structure and Example
4. Brochure: Structure and Example
5. Debate: Structure and Example
6. Description [Factual]: Structure and Example
7. Discussion: Structure and Example
8. Email: Structure and Example
9. Explanation: Structure and Example
10. Exposition [Argument]: Structure and Example
11. Information Report: Structure and Example
12. Instructions: Structure and Example
13. Interview: Structure and Example
14. Letter to the Editor: Structure and Example
15. Narrative: Structure and Example
16. News Report: Structure and Example
17. Poetry [Cinquain, Haiku, Limerick]: Structure and Example
18. Poetry [Free Verse]: Structure and Example
19. Poster: Structure and Example
20. PowerPoint Presentation: Structure and Example
21. Questionnaire [Survey]: Structure and Example
22. Recount: Structure and Example
23. Reference List: Example