Features of Recount

  1. A title to capture the reader’s attention and tell what the recount is about
  2. Start by setting the scene e.g. ‘what’, ‘where’, ‘when’, ‘how’
  3. An opening paragraph with a more detailed summary of the main events
  4. Organise the main events in a chronological order. Leave out irrelevant details
  5. Write in the past tense
  6. Use topic specific vocabulary
  7. Final paragraph with concluding statements. This should bring the reader back to the subject and should include an evaluative comment or summary

Remember the Core Language Features too.

Author: John Johnston

I am a teacher, currently working in Banton Primary for North Lanarkshire Council. I also act as Product Owner/provide support for Glow Blogs.

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