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

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

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

3. Which theorist observes chronological/ non-chronological features within children's writing?

  • Cathy Barclay
  • Perera
  • Rothery
  • B.M. Kroll

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

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

5. Which are Rothery's Categories?

  • Observation/ Comment, Recount and Conventional Letters
  • Recount, Report and Conventional Letters
  • Observation/ Comment, Recount and Report
  • Observation/ Comment and Expressive

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