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Descriptive Writing: Objectives. MUST: Understand the importance of vocabulary choice. SHOULD: Use paragraphing and a range of sentence structures. COULD: Use an adventurous vocabulary and accurate punctuation. Descriptive writing – get a C!.

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Descriptive writing objectives

Descriptive Writing: Objectives

MUST: Understand the importance of vocabulary choice.

SHOULD: Use paragraphing and a range of sentence structures.

COULD: Use an adventurous vocabulary and accurate punctuation.


Descriptive writing get a c

Descriptive writing – get a C!

  • In the examination you will be expected to write descriptively – this is different to the story question.

  • You must write objectively – what you see/hear/feel around you – NOT a story about what is happening.

  • You have to use a range of images.

  • You need to have plenty of adjectives at your disposal.

  • Paragraphing and punctuation are really important.


Descriptive writing objectives

AO2 Reading

• Read and understand texts, selecting material appropriate to purpose, collating

from different sources and making comparisons and cross-references as

appropriate

• Develop and sustain interpretations of writers’ ideas and perspectives

• Explain and evaluate how writers use linguistic, grammatical, structural and

presentational features to achieve effects and engage and influence the reader

• Understand texts in their social, cultural and historical contexts

AO3 Writing

• Write clearly, effectively and imaginatively, using and adapting forms and

selecting vocabulary appropriate to task and purpose in ways which engage the

reader

• Organise information and ideas into structured and sequenced sentences,

paragraphs and whole texts, using a variety of linguistic and structural features to

support cohesion and overall coherence

• Use a range of sentence structures for clarity, purpose and effect, with accurate

punctuation and spelling

One third of the available credit for writing is allocated to this last part of AO3.


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