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  1. Writing Y6

  2. General Reminders • Use a wide variety of punctuation • Select suitable connectives • Arrange your writing into paragraphs • Choose vocabulary carefully • Write as neatly as possible • Check your spelling

  3. Narrative • Introduction – to grab the reader’s attention – action – dialogue - warning • Build up of events - leading to flashback • Dilemma – who? what? where? when? why? • Resolution – solve the problem • Ending – cliffhanger – not a tidy ending – think about starting for new chapter

  4. Playscript • Set the scene • Write dialogue - including stage directions • Include all punctuation except speech marks

  5. Journalistic • Headline – limit to 20 characters • Summary of event - orientation • Full details of event • Facts about the people involved e.g age, address • Reorientation – final comment • Written in columns

  6. Explanation • Introduction – explain the topic • Write in chronological order • Link paragraphs using time connectives wherever possible • Try to use a conversational style to appeal to the reader

  7. Persuasive • Introduction – neutral facts – statistic – reference to question • Argument for – with reasons • Argument against – with reasons • Summary – draw together both sides of the argument and add your own opinion

  8. Persuasive Connectives as a result to begin with this proves another reason is on the other hand therefore consequently the main reason some people think after looking at both sides advantages are disadvantages are

  9. Report • Introduction – explain subject – short paragraph • Organise content into different areas – each area has own paragraph • Order of paragraphs should not matter • E.g. Cop Lane School : uniform, teachers, classes, lunchtimes, after school activities, school trips etc

  10. Biography/Autobiography Biography – information about someone else and their life Autobiography – information about yourself and your life

  11. Diary extract • Start with a date • Use a friendly style – imagine you are talking to someone • Might start with Dear ……….. • Write in paragraphs

  12. Writing a letter • Writer puts own address in top right hand corner • Start – Dear Mrs. Atkins, • Write in paragraphs • Ending – love from, best wishes, yours sincerely, yours faithfully

  13. Connectives (1) because so yet but eventually at length until then therefore meanwhile similarly however moreover thus later also on the other hand instead consequently nevertheless

  14. Connectives (2) notwithstanding next finally furthermore for example as a result initially firstly lastly then after next this causes subsequently before finally

  15. Punctuation • Capital letters and fullstops • Commas • Speech marks (inverted commas) • Question marks and exclamation marks • Parentheses (brackets) - dashes • Semi colons and colons