Writing to Inform
- Is it clear and straightforward
- Layout and Structure
- What the reader needs, wants, would like, or ought to know
- Audience,style, content, tone and topic.
Information needs to be:
- Relevant to the readers needs
- provided in a suitable manner and tine
- Open, balanced and trustworthy
Who, What, Where, When, and How
Writing to Describe
- What can be felt
- What can be seen
- What can be touched
- What can be smelt
- What can be tasted
A good structure is crucial, describe location by location, "in the sky", "over there"
- It is vivid and original
- Lots of adjectives are used
- It's engaging and interesting
- You write about the past, avoid the present
- Make the reader feel they are "there"
Use similies and metaphors
Writing to Explain
- Audience and purpose
- Making it clear and honest
- Make sure it's balanced
If you are explaining you are giving more than just a detail or fact, you MUST justify, develop and give a reason for it.
It must be:
- Lively Use a wide range of Vocab!
- Points are supported
- Prehaps use an ancedote
- Involve the reader