Text Types: a writing guide for students provides a clear reference tool for students, teachers and parents to understand 30 different types of written texts, both literary and factual.This larger format Second Edition has been updated and expanded in the variety of text types and examples included. Examples presented and analysed include many electronic texts. According to the Australian Curriculum: English, students in years 7 to 10 are expected to plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using effective vocabulary and language features appropriate for the writera s purpose and the audience. These texts may take a variety of formats for example: a an everyday explanatory text a a media report a a literary text a a point of view or an argument expressed in a letter to the editor or a debate etc. Text Types: A writing guide for students [Second Edition] provides students with examples of all of these texts and more, together with clear directions about how to write each one. The book aims to provide the scaffolding and modelling necessary for the development of writing skills. It provides teachers, parents and students with a unique tool to improve writing skills and is suitable for use by students in midprimary to mid-secondary school.