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1. Which features are focussed on in Britton's theory?

  • Expressive, Poetic and Transactional
  • Conventional, Inventive and Phonetic
  • Observation, Recount and Report
  • Preperatory, Consolidation and Differentiation
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2. In Rothery's Categories, which decribes the 'Report' funtion?

  • Includes features that sign post ideas.
  • Usually a chronological sequence of events , written subjectively.
  • Factual & objective description of evennts. Usually not chronological.
  • Able to spell most words correctly.

3. What is Cathy Barclay's 5th stage of children's writing?

  • Conventional Letters
  • Inventive spelling
  • Phonetic Spelling
  • Mock Letters

4. Which Category within Rothery's theory does this comply with best: "Usually a chronological sequence of events, written subjectively."

  • Transactional
  • Recount
  • Observtion/ Comment
  • Report

5. What is included in Rothery's 'Observation/ Comment' theory?

  • Writer maes observations and follows with an evaluative comment, or mixes with an observation
  • Essay style and impersonal tone with formal sentence structure.
  • Usually chronological sequence of events.
  • More difficult to write, baased on connectionss between ideas.


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