TSA Writing Skills (Primary 3)

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TSA Writing Skills (Primary 3). Pre-writing. Read the question. Ben is having his summer holiday. He is writing about it. You are Ben. Look at the pictures and write story about your summer holiday in about 30 words. You may use the words in the boxes to help you. Situation. What to write. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • TSA Writing Skills(Primary 3)

  • Pre-writing

  • Ben is having his summer holiday. He is writing about it.

    You are Ben. Look at the pictures and write story about your summer holiday in about30 words. You may use the words in the boxes to help you.Read the questionUnderline the key words SituationWhat to writeNumber of words

  • Getting ideas(1) Pictures

    ?workbookscartoonspark

  • From the pictures, find out:Where is he?What is he doing?Does he look happy or sad?Is he with someone or alone?

  • Getting ideas(2) Mind mapThink about different ideasUse the mind map Think of answers to the questions on the mind map

  • (2) Mind map What did you do? What did you see? Did you enjoy your holiday? How did you feel? Where did you go? Who spend the holiday with you?

  • What: the thing or actionWhen: the timeWhere: the placeWho: the peopleWhy: the reasonHow: the way something happens How many: the number of somethingHow much: the priceGetting ideas (3) Question wordsUse wh- words and how question words to get ideas of different areas, e.g.

  • (3) Question wordsWhen? Where?What (do you do)?Who?How (do you feel)?Every day, in the afternoonAt home, in the parkDoing workbooks, watching TV, going to the park Me, Daisyhappy

  • While-writing

  • (1) Making sentences

    Write each sentence with a clear structure. In the summer holiday, I do summer workbooks and watch TV at home every day. I watch funny cartoons. I go to the park with Daisy when the weather is good. In the afternoon, I play football. I am happy.

    I play football.subjectverbobject

  • Making sentences: Punctuations

    Note the use of capital letters, full stops and commas.In the summer holiday, I do summer workbooks and watch TV at home every day.A clear sentence structure with right punctuations:Uses a capital letter for the first word of a sentence. Uses a capital letter for the pronoun I. Use a full stop ( . ) to mark the end of a sentence.Use a comma ( , ) to separate words in a sentence.

  • (2) Supporting details In the summer holiday, I do summer workbooks and watch TV at home every day. I watch funny cartoons. I go to the park with Daisy when the weather is good. In the afternoon, I play football. I am happy.

    1. Write more details.

  • (2) Supporting details In the summer holiday, I do summer workbooks and watch TV at home every day. I watch funny cartoons. I go to the park with Daisy when the weather is good. In the afternoon, I play football. I am happy.

    2. Write about time.These sentences show when I do these activities.

  • (2) Supporting details In the summer holiday, I do summer workbooks and watch TV at home every day. I watch funny cartoons. I go to the park with Daisy when the weather is good. In the afternoon, I play football. I am happy.

    3. Use more adjectives.The writer uses these adjectives to describe cartoons, weather and how the writer feels.

  • (3) Linking ideas In the summer holiday, I do summer workbooks and watch TV at home every day. I watch funny cartoons. I go to the park with Daisy when the weather is good. In the afternoon, I play football. I am happy.

    Use some words to link up ideas. These words help us join our ideas together.

  • Formats

  • (1) StoryBeginningintroduce the setting and the charactersDevelopmentWhat happens at first?Next?EndingHow it ends? What do you think and feel?

  • (2) LetterWho are you writing to?OpeningMain bodyEnding

    DateYour nameClosing

  • (3) E-mailWho are you writing to?OpeningMain bodyEnding

    Your nameClosing

  • (4) DiaryWhat happenedHow you feel and think

    Date

  • Post-writing

  • Read AgainTake 5 minutes to read your writing againCheck the language (grammar) - tenses - spelling Check the format (especially letters)Check the number of words (about 30 words)

  • - The End -

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