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T.A.P.S. - topic, audience, purpose, style

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Meghan Hooper-Jackson

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Transcript of T.A.P.S. - topic, audience, purpose, style

topic, audience, purpose, style
Use TAPS when writing!!

What are you asked to write about?

What is the topic/issue you are presented with in the prompt?

Answer the prompt COMPLETELY!
TOPIC
Who are you writing to?

Are you writing to the Principal?
A child? A classmate?

AUDIENCE
Why are you writing?

There are different purposes for different types of writing!

Explanatory (to explain)
Persuasive (to persuade)
Speculative (to entertain / tell a story)

PURPOSE
What kind of language should you use?

Formal = speaking/writing properly, no slang, using good vocabulary (you will almost always use this)

Informal = improperly speaking, slang used, basic vocabulary

STYLE
Can you identify the TAPS for this prompt?

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "You must do the thing you think you cannot do." Write a narrative about a time when you did something you thought you could not do. Be sure to include specific details so that a reader can follow your story.

T - topic - Doing something you thought you couldn't
A - audience - everyone, teacher
P - purpose - speculative, to entertain
S - style - formal
Got it?

Any questions?

Lets practice some more.
Can you identify the TAPS for this prompt?

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "You must do the thing you think you cannot do." Write a narrative about a time when you did something you thought you could not do. Be sure to include specific details so that a reader can follow your story.
T - topic - Doing something you thought you couldn't
Can you identify the TAPS for this prompt?

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "You must do the thing you think you cannot do." Write a narrative about a time when you did something you thought you could not do. Be sure to include specific details so that a reader can follow your story.
A - audience - everyone, teacher
T - topic - Doing something you thought you couldn't
Can you identify the TAPS for this prompt?

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "You must do the thing you think you cannot do." Write a narrative about a time when you did something you thought you could not do. Be sure to include specific details so that a reader can follow your story.
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