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  1. 1. The Purpose is to retell events from Your Own Experience How to write excellent Recounts
  2. 2. Write in first person <ul><li>I </li></ul><ul><li>Me </li></ul><ul><li>We </li></ul><ul><li>My </li></ul>Write in third person using words like <ul><li>She </li></ul><ul><li>Her </li></ul><ul><li>He </li></ul><ul><li>His </li></ul>using words like <ul><li>Their </li></ul><ul><li>Him </li></ul><ul><li>Them </li></ul><ul><li>They </li></ul>
  3. 3. Write mainly in the past tense <ul><li>Add ‘ed’ to most words to make them past tense </li></ul>ed ed ed ed
  4. 4. Mum Dad Sister Brother Teacher Friend Aunty Uncle Cousin Policeman Fireman Next door neighbour
  5. 5. Yesterday Last week Last night An hour ago Last year At 2.30 pm…
  6. 6. Home School Playground Supermarket Rainbows End The Town Centre The school field
  7. 7. Birthday Special day or event Wedding Holiday Christmas Easter Ceremonies
  8. 8. What was happening?
  9. 9. Write things in order that they happened <ul><li>Must be in sequence </li></ul><ul><li>Must be chronological </li></ul><ul><li>Must be in order </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>What happened first? </li></ul><ul><li>What happened next? </li></ul><ul><li>What happened last? </li></ul>The bus arrived ten minutes late and we were starting to get worried that it wasn’t going to come at all! Eventually we arrived at Auckland Zoo and we all got organised into our teams… Finally we found the missing group and they were reunited with their team leader. It was decided…
  11. 11. Use connecting words and phrases <ul><li>A few minutes later </li></ul><ul><li>Meanwhile </li></ul><ul><li>Afterwards </li></ul><ul><li>Then </li></ul><ul><li>Next </li></ul><ul><li>Finally </li></ul><ul><li>After that </li></ul><ul><li>First </li></ul><ul><li>When </li></ul><ul><li>Later </li></ul><ul><li>The next day </li></ul><ul><li>After </li></ul>
  12. 12. Use awesome adjectives to help create a picture The dog ran after me. The ferocious dog ran after me.
  13. 13. The dog ran after me. The ferocious dog ran after me. Pleasant Delicious Tender Lovely Gentle Special Sweet Cute Kind Fine Excellent Brilliant Outstanding Tremendous Okay Terrific Dazzling Marvellous Amazing Incredible Great Awful Terrible Dreadful Shocking Ghastly Horrific Unpleasant Poor Frightening Horrifying Horrible Great Wonderful Awesome Fantastic Brilliant Depressing Miserable Unhappy Dejected Gloomy
  14. 14. <ul><li>Whimpered </li></ul><ul><li>Interrupted </li></ul><ul><li>Sobbed </li></ul><ul><li>Mumbled </li></ul><ul><li>Squealed </li></ul><ul><li>Asked </li></ul><ul><li>Explained </li></ul><ul><li>Objected </li></ul><ul><li>Warned </li></ul><ul><li>Continued </li></ul><ul><li>Pleaded </li></ul><ul><li>Screamed </li></ul><ul><li>Whispered </li></ul><ul><li>Shouted </li></ul><ul><li>Yelled </li></ul><ul><li>Roared </li></ul><ul><li>Stammered </li></ul><ul><li>Bellowed </li></ul><ul><li>Exclaimed </li></ul><ul><li>Laughed </li></ul><ul><li>Answered </li></ul><ul><li>Replied </li></ul><ul><li>Told </li></ul><ul><li>Teased </li></ul><ul><li>Added </li></ul><ul><li>Raved </li></ul><ul><li>Gasped </li></ul><ul><li>Yelled </li></ul><ul><li>Demanded </li></ul><ul><li>Responded </li></ul><ul><li>Muttered </li></ul><ul><li>Admitted </li></ul><ul><li>Moaned </li></ul><ul><li>warned </li></ul>
  15. 15. Describe the various feelings of the person telling the story <ul><li>Scared </li></ul><ul><li>Amazed </li></ul><ul><li>Stunned </li></ul><ul><li>Saddened </li></ul><ul><li>Joyous </li></ul><ul><li>Anger </li></ul><ul><li>Hatred </li></ul><ul><li>Love </li></ul><ul><li>Anguish </li></ul><ul><li>Confused </li></ul><ul><li>Revengeful </li></ul><ul><li>Intrigued </li></ul><ul><li>Upset </li></ul><ul><li>Empathetic </li></ul><ul><li>Pity </li></ul><ul><li>Remorseful </li></ul>
  16. 16. The End <ul><li>State how things went at the end (how did it all end up, what was the conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Say how you felt about what happened </li></ul><ul><li>Mention something that might happen later to resolve the situation or make it go on </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>What was the last thing that happened? </li></ul><ul><li>How did it finish? </li></ul>
  18. 18. Self Assessment I have written in first person by using words like I, me, we, you, she, he, I have written in third person by using words like them, they, him, their, she, her, his I have written mainly in the past tense using words was, were, saw or words that end in ‘ed’ I have written an introduction that has told the reader ‘who, when, why and where” I have written all the events in order of time that they happened in I have used interesting adjectives to create a picture for the reader I have used strong verbs to describe what happened in the story like scream, plead, shout etc I have described the feelings of the person telling the story I have written a conclusion that says how the writer feels, how things went and have mentioned something that might happen later

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