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Rhiannon Guess

Student Instructions

What Can You See?

Write 3 amazing sentences to show the reader what you can see. Remember to use your writing strategy of 'show not tell'.

3rd Grade, 4th Grade, English Language Learners, Writing
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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Students were asked to write 3 sentences explaining what they can see using the writing technique 'show not tell' EN2-2A - plans, composes and reviews a range of texts that are more demanding in terms of topic, audience and language Respond to and compose texts *experiment with visual, multimodal and digital processes to represent ideas encountered in texts. EN2-9B - uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts. Understand and apply knowledge of language forms and features *understand that paragraphs are a key organisational feature of written texts *understand how adverb groups/phrases and prepositional phrases work in different ways to provide circumstantial details about an activity *identify and use grammatical features, eg pronouns, conjunctions and connectives, to accurately link ideas and information *experiment with punctuation to engage the reader and achieve purpose Respond to and compose texts *compose a range of effective imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using language appropriate to purpose and audience *use grammatical features to create complex sentences when composing texts *experiment with figurative language when composing texts to engage an audience, eg similes, metaphors, idioms and personification