English

JOURNAL WRITING (Term 4)


BECOMING A BETTER WRITER 
Another video explaining types of sentences - click here!

For further information on verb tenses click here!

Punctuation rules and practice (basic) - click here!
For fun - check out phonetic punctuation - click here!



NARRATIVE WRITING

Coming up with ideas
Story starters website (thanks to Dylan for this)
 
Planning your narrative (optional)
Find a planner in your English folder on Google Drive.
It looks like this - narrative.doc

Writing your orientation

The complication

Sequence of events

Resolution

Coda

How to write an exposition (persuasive) text  - http://youtu.be/AiG9w94jjfc

Techniques to engage the reader -  http://youtu.be/DsprFm2hvT4

Narrative structure - how to put a story together - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMDsNPmTK2o
 
Bartlett and the Ice Voyage - chapter Four (see below)

Jack and the Bean-stalk (preparing to justify our own interpretations of a text) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fN_C-eGzEEs




SPEECHES


How to write an exposition (persuasive) text (same structure as your speech!)  - http://youtu.be/AiG9w94jjfc  (highly recommended - By Mr Burns)

NOTEWORTHY SPEECHES (sourced by Year 5B)
Dalton Sherman (A little corny - though he speaks very well. Not sure of his main point though. Not sure what he trying to argue. Great vocals and interaction.)


 
PREPARING YOUR SPEECH (Youtube videos to help you)
Structuring your speech - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGEzWk0-0po 
How to stop 'ums' and 'ahs' - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYyrn_f_IJ4 
What to do if you're nervous - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EoKGff7aQLY 


MR BURNS AND MR BUTCHATSKY WILL ASSESS YOUR SPEECH. 
PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR OUR MARKING RUBRIC. 
USE IT TO HELP YOU PLAN YOUR SPEECH! 
IT'S HOW WE MARK IT!

File found below: Oral presentation 2014
(You want to get As and Bs? Then do all the things in the A and B column!)


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 

Speech image taken from - https://www.flickr.com/photos/nostri-imago/
 
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Matt Burns,
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