Author(s): Laura Anderson
This book is part of the Excel Advanced Skills series, which provides students with more challenging extension work in grammar and punctuation. The Excel series of Writing Workbooks for Years 1–6 will help primary school students improve their writing in English and other subjects. Each unit focuses on a different type of text by looking at its particular features and how to apply them. All activities are designed to encourage students to think about and enjoy writing, and to give them meaningful practice in improving their own writing. This book has been specifically written for the YEAR 5 AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM ENGLISH COURSE.
CHAPTERS: To the student About this book 1 Imaginative recounts—diary entries 2 Descriptions—places 3 Narratives 4 Expositions—speeches 5 Information reports 6 Procedures—video presentations 7 Poetry—ballads 8 Discussions 9 Explanations 10 Book reviews Answers Word bank