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This unicorn-themed example text bundle contains the following three fun and engaging WAGOLL texts:

  • A non-chronological report called “All About Unicorns”
  • An instructional text called “How to Tame a Unicorn”
  • A persuasive letter: Why We Need a Unicorn

Each example text in the bundle comes with its own feature identification worksheet and answer sheet. The features identified include:
Language features

  • Rule of three
  • Repetition for effect
  • Alliteration
  • Metaphor
  • Simile
  • Hyperbole
  • Rhetorical questions
    Grammar
  • Exclamatory sentences
  • Commands
  • Relative clauses
  • Subordinate clauses
  • Fronted adverbials followed by a comma
  • Expanded noun phrases
    Punctuation
  • Exclamation marks
  • Question marks
  • Apostrophes for contraction
  • Apostrophes for singular possession
  • Apostrophes for plural possession
  • Brackets
  • Colons
  • Semi-colons
  • Dashes
  • Hyphens

Each exemplar can be used by pupils in the following way:

  • to identify features of writing
  • to identify genre-specific features
  • to create success criteria
  • as inspiration to write
  • to memorise the text
  • to borrow sentence structure, phrases and other vocabulary for independent writing

The texts work well as part of a unit linked to mythical or legendary creatures or for stand-alone lessons.

All documents are available as PDFs and editable Word files. The example texts can be easily personalised for your class or group.

All feedback is welcome and appreciated, so please leave a review after downloading my resources. Thanks!

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