Monday, 4 July 2016

Information about Whales

Information Report Writing - Whales

LI - To write an information report that informs the reader about
  • Remember the title of your information report needs to let the reader know your topic
Opening Statement:
  • What is the information report about?
  • Is your animal known by another name (for example, the scientific name)?
  • What is an interesting fact about your topic?
  • My information report is about sharks
  • Blue whales
  • Humpback whales
  • Fin whales
  • Sperm whales
  • Most wha
Paragraph 1
Appearance (looks)
  • 2-3 sentences about what your animal looks like.
  • Try to include an interesting fact.
  • Flukes
  • 2 blowhole
  • Dorsal fin
Paragraph 2
Diet (food)
  • 2-3 sentences about what your animal eats.
  • Try to include brackets () to explain something in greater detail.
  • Krill
  • Shrimp
  • Bait fish(smaller sized)
Paragraph 3
Habitat (live)
  • 2-3 sentences about where your animal lives.
  • Try to include a rhetorical question to make your reader think.
  • North Atlantic water
  • North Atlantic.
Paragraph 4 (Interesting Facts)
Other (Your choice)
  • 2-3 sentences that tell some of the interesting facts you have found out about.
  • Beginning one sentence with a hook is your challenge here.
  • Blue whales are the largest whale in the word.
  • It is larger than a giant dinosaurs

  • A sentence that ends your report with one of your most interesting facts
  • Blue whales are 69-90 feet
  • Orca whales  are 21-31 feet
  • Finback whales are 27-82 feet

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