GENERIC/SCHEMATIC STRUCTURE OF A RECOUNT
Re-orientation (optional element) : Closure of events.
LEXICO GRAMMATICAL FEATURES
Focus on individual participants
Use of past tense
Focus on a temporal sequence of events
Use of material (or action) clauses
TYPES OF RECOUNT
Use of first person singular
Personal responses to the events can be included, particularly at the end.
Details are often chosen to add interest or humor.
Use of third person Pronouns
Details are usually selected to help the reader reconstruct the activity or incident accurately
Sometimes the ending describes the outcome of the activity (e.g. in a science experiment)
Mention of personal feelings is probably not appropriate
Details of time, place and manner may need to be precisely stated.
Descriptive details may also be required to provide precise information
The passive voice may be used
It may be appropriate to include explanations and justifications
Usually written in the first person.
It may be appropriate to include personal reactions.
To look at various types of plants in different areas
Recount of the trip
What was found at the places visited
Get the terminology of Recount
Give models (read different types of recount)
Pin the printed text as models
Going on Excursion
Prepare a video camera
SS take notes
SS make sketch
SS write own recount.