Blake's Writer's Guide for primary students

Blake's Writer's Guide
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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 Writier's Guide is split into two parts.

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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