The Writing fun CD-ROM has been written to assist students to write a wide variety of genres. It features Text Organizers, for 14 text types, which explain the purpose, structure and language features. Also included are typical examples of student’s writing at six different ability levels.
The Writing fun CD-ROM is suitable for all primary year levels.
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Writing fun sample demo - duration 5 mins and 45 secs.
The text types covered are:
- Information report
- Procedure; Recount
- Persuasion (exposition)
- News article
Students can write on-screen on the template provided or teachers can use the Microsoft Word templates on the disk to modify them for photocopying and distribution.
The poetry section explores the following poetry types and provides outlines and examples for each:
- Concrete or Shape
- Couplet; Diamante
- Free Verse
Writing fun can be used on an Interactive Whiteboard, as a teaching tool, or by individual students on a PC or Mac computer. The purchase price includes a network licence for single campus use.
The material on the Writing fun CD-ROM has come from Jenny Eather’s website.
Minimum operating requirements:
• 600 MHz Intel Pentium III processor or above
• Windows 98 or later
• 128 MB system RAM
• CD-ROM Drive
• 500MHz PowerPC, G3 processor
• Mac OS 10.4 & later
• 128 MB RAM
• CD-ROM DRIVE