- Suit your Writing (what is the purpose? what is the Audience?)
- Use the correct Languge/ Tone
- Communicate ideas clerly and Logically
- Use Varied Vocabulary
- Vary Linguistic Devices
- Use Sentances and Paragraphs
- Use Structural Features (conclution, introduction...)
- Check all Spellings
- Check the use of Punctuation
- Use the correct grammatical Structures
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- Good understanding of Purpose and audience shown in writing
- Well structured-paragraphs used to aid understanding
- Developed, sophisticated vocabulary
- Effective and Consistant writing for purpose and audience
- Carefully structured to aid understanding and impact
- Sentance structure controlled with effective use of sophisticated vocabulary
- Carefully crafted writing for purpose and audience
- Fluent and Controlled
- Range of sophisticated Punctuation and carefully selected vocabulary used to achieve effect
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For both sections (writing to inform explain describe and writing to argue pursuade advice) you get 45 minites
3 Steps to success
Spend 5 minites planning points and order Writing Your Response-This should take about 35 minites CheckingSpend 5 minitesCheck spellings and make improvements to language, tachniques...
- Better opening/ Conclution
- Variety of Punctuation/words?
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Writing to Argue
- Use clear Logical Points
- Use Facts opinions, and Examples
- Use Emotive or Humorous Language
- Use Retohical Questions
- Use "we" to associate with the reader
- Use a Counter argument to show you have considered other views
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Features/Techniqwues of Writing to Argue
- Formal Language
- Balanced Sentances
- Poeples Opinions (could be made up)
- Examples or Situations
- Range and Variety of Points
- Attack opposite view
- A neat Conclution
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- The most Important aspect
- On the other hand
- On Balance
- Despite the View That
- You may think
- Research Shows
- The evidence proves
- Another factor to consider is
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Writing to Persuade
- The aim is to convince the reader
- Use interesting adjectives and verbs
- Use second Person (you)
- Emotive use of Language and Repitition
- Possibly shock the reader
- Use "we" or "our"
- Use Tercniques like rule of 3 alliteration and short sentances
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- Some People think...
- It would be useful to consider...
- In my Experience..
- Common sence dictates...
- History Demonstrates..
- Imaginge what would happen if...
- I have no doubt that...
- I am sure you will agree..
- All reasonable people believe...
- There can only be one conclution...
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- Facts and Statisics
- Examples and Anecdotes
- Logically Organised Ideas
- Use Conjunctions (so, therefore, however)
- Adverbs (inevitably, certainly)
- Quotations from important organisations
- Memorable slogans
- Similies and Metaphores
- Lists of 3
- Repeated sentace structures
- Speak Directly to the Reader (you)
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Writing to advice
- You should aim to reassure and challenge
- Takes a number of differant forms
- Imperative and model Verbs are often used
- Use a range of vocabulary and Sentance Structures.
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Features/ Techniques for writing to Advice
- Formal Language
- Establish a relationship with the audience
- Provide Reasons
- Empathise with the readers problem
- Give a range of suggestions
- Use Model Verbs (could, should, might)
- Build the readers confidence
- Adress the Reader personally (you)
- Ise Imperatives and commands (you should, make sure that you..)
- Raise questions and give arnswers
- Use Bullet Pointed Lists
- Use a Clear Conclution
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Language to Advise
- You might be a le to...
- Have you Thought about...
- I undersatnd that you feel...
- Onbe solution might be...
- I think that you should...
- Be confident about...
- Make sure that you...
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Writing To advise Continued..
- Use Subheadimgs to seperate points (if appropriate for purpose)
- Use questions as sub headings
- Answer questions directly
- Deal with each point in a simple sentance, then elaborate
- Use "you" and "your"
- Use sentance Structures such as "If... then you should..."
- Use good Vocabulary
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Writing to Inform
- The aim is to Tell the reader Something
- Organise Ideas coherently in Linked Paragraphs
- Informative writing can be personal and sometimes tells you something about the reader
- To make it effective it is important, how you express your ideas
- Writing should be lively and interesting
- Express yourself Clearly
- Choose Vocabulary Clearly
- Make work organised and Structured
- Work detailed and points well developed
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Features for writing to Inform
- Clear Introduction
- Provide Context for what you are writing
- Look at differant aspects of the topic
- Use Detail
- Logical Organisation
- Use of Persoanl Experience
- Present Tense
- Links Between Paragraphs
- Unusual and Interesting Details on the Topic
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Language for Writing to Inform
- There are many kinds of...
- The one i am most interested in is...
- The pleasure I find...
- The excitemnet lies in...
- By far the most interesting aspect is...
- In order to begin you need to...
- Make sure that you...
- Some people enjoy...
- Other kinds of...
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Writing to Explain
- You have to give answers to how? and why?
- Give detail in the explanation
- Ask questions to generate Ideas
- Give Examples
- Use Punctuation
- Mkae writing Interesting and Amusing
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Features for writing to explain
- Range of Reasons
- Appropriate Detail
- Examples to support Explanation
- Range of responses to How and Why
- Points expanded and Linked
- Adress the reader in a general way-you, people
- Use simple presant tense
- Use connectives
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Language to Explain
- Another Reason...
- The most Important...
- Despite the fact that...
- Later on I ...
- Ad a result...
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Writing to Describe
- You are trying to paint a picture with words
- Use a range of Techniques
- Structure Ideas Carefully
- Describe the atmosphere
- Use a range of Vocaba dn sentance structure
- effective discription depends on thoughtful and original language
- use similies and metaphores
- keep reader interested using vocabulary
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Features for writing to Describe
- Wide range of Appropriate detail
- Adjectives and Adverbs
- Senses;sight, smell, touch, texture, taste, sound
- Use words to convey feelings and atmosphere
- Metaphor/similie maybe personification
- personal reactions
- variation of sentance length and type
- rich and varied vocabulary
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