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Information Report Writing Skills

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Part of Exploring Text Types series. Pip, with the aid of her persuasive writing piece, has convinced her doughnut-loving principal that the school canteen needs a nutritional facelift. Before she decides on improving the canteen, Pip has to prepare an informative report for him. She decides to do some work experience at a local paper to learn more about informative writing. Guides viewers through the informative writing process and points out some common problems when gathering information and presenting reports.

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    Dorothy M H. (Baltimore, MD)
    January 17th, 2020 at 10:53 AM

    Highly recommended for ELA and Library Media units on research skills.