What is meant by form, audience and purpose in relation to writing tasks
Type of text, , who it is written for, reason for writing
Style, people, effect
Structure, tone, effect
For which purpose would a text have been written if it included anecdotal evidence?
When writing to argue you must always include points from both sides of the argument
Look at this plan for a piece of writing to argue. The candidate has been asked to write a letter to a local newspaper to express their views on the closure of a local school. Complete the plan by dragging and dropping the points that could be made as counter arguments.
F = Letter so remember full addresses & postcodes, date in full. Start Dear . . . end Yours Faithfully.
A = Local people, particularly parents and children.
P = to argue that the school shouldn't be closed.
Lots of children attend the school
The next nearest school would mean a drive = more traffic, pollution, dangerous roads
Results have been getting better.
Which of the following are convention of writing to persuade? Choose all that apply.
Short sentences for impact
Use of the second person
Three-part lists (groups of three)
Interesting adjectives and verbs
Annotate this advert which has been written to persuade by choosing from the drop-down menus to show where the conventions of writing to persuade have been used.
Which types of pronouns should you use when writing in the second person?
I, me, mine
You, your, yours
They, them, theirs
In writing to advise the use of imperative and modal verbs is a key feature. Choose from the drop-down menus to label the types of verbs used in this advice text.
Which of these is not a convention of writing to advise?
Imperative and modal verbs
Direct address using second person pronouns
Variety of sentence structures
Sequential structure using sequential connectives
Interesting range of vocabulary
Which of these conventions can be found in all three writing purposes, argue, persuade, advise? Choose all that apply.