Writing a recount

Challenge reference: 4871

Notional learning hours  20
Level Entry 2
Subject area
Learning aim

The learner will identify the key features of recount writing and apply these in their own writing.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Listen to and discuss recount texts.

  2.  Write a simple recount relating to a personal experience.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Listen to two or three recount texts
    • Discuss suitable titles for a recount
    • Orally describe the key features of an event
    • Describe personal feelings related to an event or experience
    • Create titles for a recount
    • Use adjectives to describe the key features of an event
    • Link feelings to an event or experience
    • Order events chronologically
    • Write in 1st person, past tense
    • Use simple time connectives
    • Write in topic paragraphs using simple and compound sentences
    • Label or caption a photograph/illustration