Scottish 2nd Level Bitesize
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What tense are recounts written in?
Which suffix would you put at the end of the word 'shout' to put it in the past tense?
What does chronological order mean?
In order of time.
Sentences with lots of punctuation.
Paragraphs that use sub-headings.
Which of these verbs is written in the past tense?
Which of these sequences is written in chronological order?
Breakfast, lunch, tea, supper
Afternoon, morning, evening
8am, 6am, 2pm, 1am
In which person would you write a recount in?
Which of these phrases would you expect to find at the beginning of a recount?
It all started when
Which person is the following phrase written in: 'I couldn't believe my luck!'
What do recounts do?
Retell important events from people's lives.
Report the news of the day.
Give facts about topics that might be of interest.
If you were writing a recount about your first day at school, which of the following would you include?
Facts about the history of the school.
Adjectives to describe your feelings.
A biography of the headteacher.