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  • letter/ article/ leaflet/ speech/ report/ website/ email Young children/ teenagers/ young adults/ adults/ local community/ professionals argue/ persuade/ advise/ inform/ entertain/ instruct etc T ext A udience P urpose Fix the TAP before starting a response Writing task:
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  • Write an article for a magazine aimed at parents. Argue the case either for or against teenage children being allowed to have a television in their bedrooms to watch whatever they like, whenever they like. A magazine aimed at your age group has invited contributions for a series of articles entitled Someone I Admire. Write the words of your article in which you describe a person you admire, and explain your reasons for choosing that person. A local newspaper is campaigning to ban teenagers from the town centre at weekends. Write a letter to a local newspaper editor arguing your point of view. Begin your letter Dear Editor, T A P Fix the TAP! Write a magazine article for teenagers which persuades them to improve their health.
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  • Some people think it is wrong that primitive peoples and their communities are disrupted by tourists and TV crews and that they should be left in peace. Write an article for a travel magazine which argues for or against this statement. Write the words of an article for your school or college magazine in which you argue about the value of visiting places such as museums, castles and heritage sites. Write an article for a careers magazine in which you offer advice to students on what to look out for when applying for a job. T A P Fix the TAP! Your headteacher has decided not to spend any more money on buying interactive whiteboards for use in the school classrooms. Write a letter persuading him or her that interactive whiteboards play a very important part in education.
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  • Techniques to use in your writing: Statistics List of three Expert Opinions Examples Person Sentencing Questions Alliteration Technical language Tone of voice Emotive language Repetition Simile/ Metaphor List of three points/ reasons Numbers, facts or figures An assessment/ belief/ viewpoint of a professional (doctor, psychologist, nutritionist, teacher, role model) Something which illustrates/ supports a point I, me, my/ you, your/ they Sentence toolkit- vary sentences To get the audience thinking Several words together which begin with the same sound Language relating to the subject Something about the use of language to show a feeling or thought of writer e.g humour, anger Words, phrases or imagery to arouse an emotion in the reader Repeat a word, phrase, idea or action to emphasise a point Simile: comparison using the words like or as Metaphor: comparison saying something is something else Anecdote Short story to illustrate a point
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  • Useful sentence stems: Statistics List of three Expert Opinions Examples Person Sentencing Questions Alliteration Technical language Tone of voice Emotive language Repetition Simile/ Metaphor There are many reasons for this: .,.,.. ..,. and.. According to a survey carried out by., % of think/ % of have/ Half of/ A third of Research has shown that/ Health professionals have found/ Leading expert, (name), claims For example, /such as /for instance There are many : .,.,.. I, me, my/ you, your Sentence toolkit- vary sentences Who? What? Where? Why? When? How? Battling the Bulge? Stop smoking straight away! Word association activity. It is disgraceful. Surely this is wrong? There are appalling beatings and acts of violence on a daily basis and at weekends the streets are more terrifying than anywhere else. We all know/ Come on,/ Its about time Simile: like/ as Metaphor: is/ are Anecdote Last week I./Recently,/ (Name) is a student/ victim/ child
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  • ower of three motive language hetorical question tatistics ndermine opposing view necdote irect address xaggeration List of three points/ reasons Words, phrases, imagery that arouse an emotional response Questions to get the audience thinking- they dont require an answer Numbers, facts or figures to emphasise a point Criticise the other viewpoint Short story to illustrate a point Involve audience using personal pronouns and shared experience Being over-the-top to get a point across ay again Repeat an important word, phrase or idea for emphasis
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  • Section B: Writing Answer both questions in this section. You are advised to spend about one hour on this section. You are advised to spend about 25 minutes on question 5. You are advised to spend about 35 minutes on question 6. Question 5 Write a letter that you hope to be published in your local newspaper. Inform the readers about the problems in society today and explain what local communities can do to improve these problems. (16 marks)
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  • Your address (top right) Date (top right under address) Their address (on left) Greeting (Dear Sir/ Madam/ Editor,) Purpose for writing (anecdote) 1 st Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? 2 nd Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? 3 rd Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? Closing paragraph (solutions/ required actions) Closure: Yours faithfully, (if dont know name) Yours sincerely, (if do know name) Sign off (your first and last name)
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  • Letter Plan Introduction (anecdote) Topic sentence: Key point 3 Key point 1 Conclusion Topic sentence: Key point 2
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  • Headline By line Introduction: Topic sentence (wwwww?) Viewpoint clear? 1 st Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? 2 nd Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? 3 rd Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? Punchy ending/ viewpoint reinforced
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  • Article Plan Introduction: Topic sentence (wwwww?) Topic sentence: Key point 3 Key point 1 Punchy ending: Viewpoint reinforced: Topic sentence: Key point 2 Headline: By line: Viewpoint:
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  • Question 6 There is evidence that many young people are not eating, exercising or spending their leisure time properly and that this is damaging their health and life chances. Write an article for Living Today magazine which persuades young people to improve their diet and lifestyle. (24 marks)
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  • Article Plan Introduction: Topic sentence (wwwww?) Topic sentence: Key point 3 Key point 1 Punchy ending: Viewpoint reinforced: Topic sentence: Key point 2 Headline: By line: Viewpoint:
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  • Headline By line Introduction: Topic sentence (wwwww?) Viewpoint clear? 1 st Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? 2 nd Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? 3 rd Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? Punchy ending/ viewpoint reinforced
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  • Question 5 Your local council is holding an awards ceremony called Amazing Local People. Write a letter to your local council, naming someone you know for an award, Explaining why they deserve to win. Remember to: write a letter use language to explain. Try to write approximately one page. (16 marks) Answer both questions in this section. You are advised to spend about one hour on this section. You are advised to spend about 25 minutes on question 5. You are advised to spend about 35 minutes on question 6.
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  • Letter Plan Introduction (anecdote) Topic sentence: Key point 3 Key point 1 Conclusion Topic sentence: Key point 2 Question 5 Your local council is holding an awards ceremony called Amazing Local People. Write a letter to your local council, naming someone you know for an award, Explaining why they deserve to win. Remember to: write a letter use language to explain. Try to write approximately one page. (16 marks)
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  • Your address (top right) Date (top right under address) Their address (on left) Greeting (Dear Sir/ Madam/ Editor,) Purpose for writing (anecdote) 1 st Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? 2 nd Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? 3 rd Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? Closing paragraph (solutions/ required actions) Closure: Yours faithfully, (if dont know name) Yours sincerely, (if do know name) Sign off (your first and last name)
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  • Question 6 Young people today waste too much time watching TV and playing computer games. Write an article for a magazine of your choice arguing for or against this statement. Remember to: write an article use language to argue. Try to write approximately two pages. (24 marks)
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  • Article Plan Introduction Topic sentence (wwwww?) Topic sentence: Key point 3 Key point 1 Punchy ending: Viewpoint reinforced: Topic sentence: Key point 2 Question 6 Young people today waste too much time watching TV and playing computer games. Write an article for a magazine of your choice arguing for or against this statement. Remember to: write an article use language to argue. Try to write approximately two pages. (24 marks) Headline: By line: Viewpoint:
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  • Headline By line Introduction: Topic sentence (wwwww?) Viewpoint clear? 1 st Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? 2 nd Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? 3 rd Key point (signpost vocabulary/ topic sentence) Range of sentence types? ASLEEP SQUATTERS devices? Punchy ending/ viewpoint reinforced
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  • Colon: list. : ------, -------, ------- (replaces such as/ for example) Have I used it? Have I punctuated it? Verb start Being / Having } .., .. Linked. ; and / but Three part sentence, and. Embedded clause....,...,... (additional description)

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