|1. IDENTIFY your point of response.||2. CLARIFY your response.||3. HOW will you respond?||4. WHICH techniques and conventions might you use?|
Is there A CHOICE OF TEXTS to respond to?
If yes – pick one.
What is it?
What about this text interests you?
Choose a key word to respond, consider the main ideas you could focus on.
What are your FIRST IMPRESSIONS of the text? What emotions does it evoke?
Which CONCEPTS does the text deal with?
Which FEATURES of the text are relevant?
Imaginative texts are a practical demonstration of creative skills. They show our knowledge of the way in which creative language functions.
Consider the appropriate form and genre for your piece. Which form do you want to write in?
Will you write into a genre?
CONVENTIONS OF GENRE
Adhering to rules – how does your piece conform to conventions of genre, how does it subvert them?
Adapted by Westerly from ‘Composing Pathway’ created by Hayley Wills, Leeming SHS, Teacher Development School for the Department of Education.
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