Literacy Recount

Retells events from novels, plays, films and personal experiences to entertain others.


begins with background information, e.g. character, time, place
describes the events in time order
may end with a personal comment about the characters or events.

A recount of a traditional story, e.g. The Gingerbread Man.
A humorous and creatively interpreted recount of an ordinary incident that actually took place.