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Key features and examples of descriptive, informative, persuasive and instructive text 

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What are the key features of persuasive text?
alliteration, capital letters, 2nd person, urgency, rhetorical questions, exclamation marks, repetition
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What are the key features of instructive text?
bullet-points, each points starts with an imperative verb, concise language, uses pictures and diagrams
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What are the key features of informative text?
factual, succinct, objective, avoids repetition
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What are the key features of descriptive text?
adjectives, adverbs, paints a picture, subjective
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Give examples of persuasive text
advertisement, flyer,
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Give examples of instructive text
recipe, car manual, DIY instructions, directions
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Give examples of informative text
tourist leaflet, guide book, formal letter, newspapers
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Give examples of descriptive text
poem, story, personal letter
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What are the key features of instructive text?

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bullet-points, each points starts with an imperative verb, concise language, uses pictures and diagrams

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What are the key features of descriptive text?

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