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Blakes Writers Guide for Primary Students

$17.95
A colourful, quick and easy reference for students from middle primary upwards and a vital tool for anyone who wants to be a great speller. Contains information about representing spoken words in written form, how to apply the rules and conventions and how to change words to 'fit' the grammar of written text. Word lists plus exercises with answers provided.

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Part 1 - The Writing Process

Provides step-by-step instructions on the five stages of the writing process:
Pre-writing
Drafting
Revising
Editing/proofreading
Publishing
The traits of good writing and the tools of an author are also examined in detail.

Part 2 - Text Types

Explains what text types and genres are and features several samples of imaginative, informative and Argumentative texts. Each text sample is shown with annotations that highlight their specific language and structure features.


The text types examined in the guide are:


Imaginative/narrative texts

- science-fiction
- fairytales
- poetry
- dramatic plays
- anecdotes

Argumentative texts
- expositions (arguments)
- letters to the editor
- advertisements
- reviews
- discussions

Informative texts

- factual recounts
- reports
- explanations
- news articles
- procedures
- biographies
- descriptions





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