Sunday, June 21, 2009

Directed Writing

You will be required to write the following:
1 Letters - Formal
2 Report - for a survey, for a school magazine/newsletter

3 Articles

4 Speech

5 Description of an event/person/place

6 Recount (e.g. retelling of events in a diary)

The first thing you need to know is the format for each of the above for they garner about 3 marks.

Letter - the usual addresses, date, salutation, etc should be there. You should sign off with "Yours faithfully" for formal letters and not 'Yours sincerely'.

Salutations: Dear Sir or Dear Madam or Dear Edmund

For informal letters: Dear Susan,

For report, follow the format given by the textbook.

Title of the report

End with:

Reported by:
Jenny Ho
English Society

For articles:

Title of article

By: Jenny Ho

1 comment:

sc said...

Hi teacher,

What's the difference between a report and article? Aren't they the same?

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