One of the features of a diary is emotive language. Emotive language refers to creating an emotional response in the reader. The reader is more likely to read on if they feel connected to what they are reading. One way to connect your writing to the reader is to use language that draws on their emotions linking their feelings to your writing.
Watch the video below to learn more about emotive language.
Choose one of the challenge cards and write a response using emotive language.
Deeper learning challenge: Name another text type in which emotive language is a key feature.