past tense third person time connectives first person if diary detailed descriptions varied sentence structure Names of people and places informal Emotive words Direct quotes/ reported speech however Firstly I went to… It was the … Sitting here… Just before that… We went to… I went with… Then… Next… Title Title Introduction-what Who? What? When? Introductionis the Where? discussion about? Paragraphs- In the order that events Paragraphswrite all the happened and starting with a sentence about the topic. Show how you and feel and what you are arguments for against. thinking. Use one paragraph for each argument. Conclusion- Reflect on what has happened and what might happen next. Conclusion Recount / Diary Purpose: to retell an event(s) or something that happened.