Reading Task: 1. Be familiar with various forms of writing 2. Look for the features of Language - Sentence structure - Choice of words - Use of bias - Use of exaggeration - Use of repetition - Use of figurative language - Use of jargon - Use of paragraphing - heading/subheading To what effect is the line/phrase being used? - Use of personal tone - Use of first person (eg.I) - Use of rhetorical questions - The tone used. Is it passionate, violent. Based on wording, sentence structure, and other features of the language used 2.a. Language can change the effectiveness of the writing 3. Technique - How ideas are developed and argument Is it convincing? Are they being objective or bias? (What language creates this feeling?) - Persuasive/Sensationalised/Informative?? - Are ideas points or are they well supported 3.b. An attitude is a writers feeling on the topic/audience, how has this effected the writing? 4. Who is the audience? 5. Read set passage atleast twice When answering: 1. Do not answer by saying it was a 'good/bad' tone 2. Don't use generic terms 3. Check allocated marks and spend appropriate time 4. Say whether the register was appropriate (if the type of language used was appropriate to the audience it was aimed for) 5. Opinion - Must give reasons/support 6. State what the effect of the writing is Example part of an answer: The article was one of disapproval, through the use of violence, and how blunt it was. (Note: Linking of Attitude and Tone) DURING STUVAC DO PAST EXAMS AND TAKE THEM TO SCHOOL FOR THE TEACHERS TO MARK! Return to last menu
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