Blake's Writer's Guide

$17.95


This colourful book is a comprehensive reference book for students from middle primary upwards and for everyone who wants to communicate effectively through writing.

Availability: Available Usually Dispatched In: 3 - 7 Business Days ISBN: 9781921367526 Publisher: Pascal Press Categories: EnglishReferenceReferenceWritingReferenceEnglish
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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:

  1. pre-writing
  2. drafting
  3. revising
  4. editing/proofreading
  5. 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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ISBN 9781921367526
Publisher Pascal Press
Product Type Student Books, Teacher Resources,
Year Level Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6,
Author(s) Merryn Whitfield

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