The 7 Steps to Writing Program by Jen McVeity, works just as well for recounts writing as it does for narratives. Use this Recount Writing Map (with visuals) to help your students transition from narrative torecount writing. Simply print on A3, laminate and you have a class display, or use it as an instructional slide on your IWB. Also available to download - 7 Steps RECOUNT posters to explain each step using the familiar language and scaffolding of the 7 Steps program. Teach your children to write exciting recounts.