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Recognise Texts About Past Experiences

In this worksheet, students will learn how to improve their understanding of writing about experience, generally in the past tense.

'Recognise Texts About Past Experiences' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 7 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing

Curriculum subtopic:   Purpose and Audience Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

Recount writing retells past events. It aims to inform and entertain the reader.




Features of recount writing:


- Recounts start by setting the scene – What? Where? When? How?

- Events are in chronological order.

- They are written in the past tense and in the active voice.

- They use time connectives e.g. after, then, next, meanwhile.

- They focus on people and events.

- They use first or third person point of view.

- They use technical language relevant to the subject.

- The closing statement should comment on or evaluate events.


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