Today, we will start our new unit of work. Over the next few weeks, we will look at information texts. These will help use with our end outcome, to write an information text about The Tudors, which is our Topic learning. The thing that we must ensure our information is in the past tense as these will be historic information texts.
These are the two texts we will look at today. First, before you do anything, read them both.
Firstly, I want you to look at the features of information texts. A good information text will have lots of the required features, but not always all of them. Below, I have highlighted the key features that are in the 1st text.
Which features of an information text does Text 2 have? Make a list of the features.
Write a paragraph to compare (how are they similar) the texts, and a paragraph to contrast (how they are different). Remember to include your opinion on the facts and style of the text. Use the openings below to help start your sentences.
On the other hand
Both of these texts were made for Year 4 children to help them learn about events in Tudor times. Explain which text you think is the most effective for its target audience.
In you explanation you need to use causal language. Use the words below to help you with this.