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Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Research: Information Texts by Darie Chan Rong Zhi(12) Kiang Jia Ming Kenneth(17)

1) What information texts are?
Informational text is to convey information about the natural or social world.
2) Where they are commonly found?
Textbooks, encyclopedia, documentary, newspaper, etc
3) The structure
Purpose - Intention of the author
Major ideas - The key points the author wants the reader to know of
Supporting details - Evidence to support your ideas
Aids - Images, infographics, etc
Vocabulary - The technical words used for a clear understanding of the text
4) The language features
Action verbs, technical words, specific adjectives and adverbs

Credits:
http://umaine.edu/edhd/professionals/maine-early-litearcy-site-mels/correll-book-award/what-is-informational-text/
http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/scholasticprofessional/authors/pdfs/duke_sample_pages.pdf
http://www.personal.psu.edu/users/b/a/bam234/SSYL%20Informational%20Text.pdf
www.studyit.org.nz/subjects/english/english2/6/achievecriteria/te…
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_language_features

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