Informative Writing Part 1

Learning Intention

Introduce the purpose and types of informative texts.

Success Criteria

You will know you have been successful when you can:

  • Identify the type of text.
  • Provide evidence to show how you know.
  • Give information about  the text.

Instructions

Group Reading – Information Report 1   Pages 1-6

Stari, Abi, Dakota, Meg, Caitlin, Clancy

Watch the video – Storm is coming.

                                             

Answer the questions – blog comments.

a) What would you need to do to transform an imaginative text about storms into an informative text about thunderstorms? 

 

Watch the video – Weather

Answer the questions – blog comments

b) What do the imaginary text and the informative text have in common?

c) What is different about the two texts?

d) When might an informative text about a topic be more useful than an imaginary text?

15 thoughts on “Informative Writing Part 1

  1. Storm is coming was about the animals thinking that when the said storm is coming to the cat she thought they meant a person was comes then they all thought that as well

  2. A) You need to add facts about thunderstorms then just having a story.
    B) Imaginary text and informative text both have images.
    C) The imaginary text is just animals talking but in the informative text it is telling you facts about weather.
    D) Informative text will be more It’s full when you’re at school.

  3. I think the differents is that one of them is doing all the Weathers and the other one is about only a storm and it is from an animal’s point of view.

  4. What would you need to do to transform an imaginative text about storms into an informative text about thunderstorms?
    When you start off with a fiction text you have to add in more facts to make it sound, look as well as nearly be an informative text.

    What do the imaginary text and the informative text have in common?
    Imaginary and the informative text both based on thunderstorms and they both have a few jokes in it.

    What is different about the two texts?
    The fiction text involves animals and the informative text tells you about all weather not only just thunderstorms.

    When might an informative text about a topic be more useful than an imaginary text?
    Say there was an informative text about the coronavirus, we would know what to do when something like this happens, for say a fiction text it might look like an informative text and we could be getting the wrong information.

  5. a) What would you need to do to transform an imaginative text about storms into an informative text about thunderstorms?
    Have true non fiction facts and statements about what you’ve written.

  6. b) What do the imaginary text and the informative text have in common?
    Description. Both what is going on or what it is.

  7. If I was to turn storm is coming into and informative text I would add more things on the actual storm and less on all the animals.

  8. A) what would you need to do to turn an imaginative text to an informative text .
    A) you would need to add in facts about the storm and the animals and how baby how the animals react to the storm and take away the story bit.

    B) what do imaginative text and informative text have in common.
    B) both are texts that people read,and they both have a title.

    C) what is different about these two type of texts.
    C) One text is fiction well the other is non-fiction, one of them has more facts while the other one has more of a story to it, they have different formats to writing it.

    D) when might a informative text be more useful than an imaginative text?
    D) when you are in a time of need a first aid and you could be reading an informative text or you could be reading a story about somebody saving someone, you could also be having to do an informative report yourself and a website with facts about you topic would be more useful than a fictional story.

  9. They both have storms
    I has aminals and the next one his doesn’t
    Because it gives you more information about thunderstorms.

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