Blake's Writer's Guide for primary students

Blake's Writer's Guide
$18.00

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This colourful book is a comprehensive reference book for students from middle primary upwards and for everyone who wants to communicate effectively through writing. Blake’s Writer's Guide is split into two parts.

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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