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Ashcroft Technology Academy

Ashcroft Technology Academy

Language P2 Transactional Writing


Can you:

Spell homophones correctly e.g. there, their, there

Use a semi-colon correctly

Use a colon, dash and brackets correctly

Think of 5 ways to vary the way you start sentences

Use a variety of sentence lengths in your writing

Adapt your language to suit purpose/audience

Adapt your tone, style and register to suit purpose/audience

Use repetition to structure your writing for effect

Write an example of every AFOREST technique

Write an example of an anecdote

Write an example of a simile, metaphor and personification

Write a purely factual paragraph for the purpose of informing

Write a paragraph where you present your opinion as fact

Write a list of things to include in an article

Write a list of things to include in a letter


List 5 possible purposes?

List 5 possible audiences?

List 10 possible forms?


Understanding and Revision Topics

Newspaper article


Formal letter

Informal letter







To persuade

To inform

To entertain

To advise

To argue