This week we will be using Explanation Text to record a scientific experiment to show how plants drink!
We will also be looking at fractions!
We will be busy today.
'Explanation Texts' are similar to Information Texts but explain a process, often in a step-by-step, sequential manner.
We will be planting some vegetables, herbs or seeds in the next couple of days. We will write some 'explanation texts' so people know how to do it!
Explanation texts usually use words called connectives that explain things in order, one after another.
Some of the connectives you might find are:
- After that
Other connectives explain how things work or why things happen, such as:
But let's start by creating some simple explanation texts.
Another resource we can use is:
Do you have any books, guides or pamphlets from any villages you know?
Bring them in if you do!
Good luck everyone.
Oh, I also found this very good video on how all the letters sounds we use when reading and spelling, look and sound!
Click on picture below to watch it.
Do you know all the sounds?
We are going to be busy!