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HOW TO WRITE A RECOUNT

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jess Flint

on 20 October 2013

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Transcript of HOW TO WRITE A RECOUNT

HOW TO WRITE A RECOUNT
Structure

-Orientation: Sets the scene and provides background
knowledge including; who. what, where, when and how?

-Sequence of events in the order they happened

-Reflection or final comment which wraps up the story
Language features
-Opening words to engage the reader.
-May be written in first person.
-Use past tense
-Use time words to connect events (eg. As soon as, eventually, then, moments later)
-Use descriptive noun groups to describe people and places.
-Write in chronological order
-Write in paragraphs
Dont forget to include...
Who? did this happen to
What? happened
Where? did this happen
When? did this happen
Why? did this happen
GOOD LUCK!
You are now ready to create your recount!
What is a recount?
A recount retells past events in the order that they happened. It is a creative way of telling a story and provides a description of what occurred and when.
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