Notes On Article Writing - Rules, Format and Sample - CBSE Class 8 English Writing Skills
                                                                      ARTICLE WRITING An article is an expression of one’s thought on an issue or a subject logically and coherently written in meaningful paragraphs.Writing an article is a challenging task. It needs creativity, good vocabulary, good knowledge of the subject and skill to organize ideas. Purpose To focus on themes like social concern, narrating an event, description of a place, etc.                                                                           Format Heading/Title- must be catchy and sharp By- name of the author Body I Para:              Introduction -Start with a slogan, a question, an amazing fact, figure or statement. II/III Para:         Content -Causes, effects, present state of affairs, etc. IV Para:            Conclusion -Draw solutions and conclusions POINTS TO REMEMBER Give a title that catches the attention of the reader. Begin with a striking opening sentence which addresses the readers and gets them interested in the topic. Present a strong argument for your ideas supporting it with evidences or elaboration. Use linking devices (however, therefore, although, even though, in order to…) to make the composition appear a whole. Introduce a new point at the beginning of an each paragraph that follows, to strengthen your ideas. Develop your ideas as much as you can to make them interesting and substantial. Conclude with your strongest point. Use passive voice, humor, emotive language, rhetorical questions to provide a specific effect.

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                                                                      ARTICLE WRITING An article is an expression of one’s thought on an issue or a subject logically and coherently written in meaningful paragraphs.Writing an article is a challenging task. It needs creativity, good vocabulary, good knowledge of the subject and skill to organize ideas. Purpose To focus on themes like social concern, narrating an event, description of a place, etc.                                                                           Format Heading/Title- must be catchy and sharp By- name of the author Body I Para:              Introduction -Start with a slogan, a question, an amazing fact, figure or statement. II/III Para:         Content -Causes, effects, present state of affairs, etc. IV Para:            Conclusion -Draw solutions and conclusions POINTS TO REMEMBER Give a title that catches the attention of the reader. Begin with a striking opening sentence which addresses the readers and gets them interested in the topic. Present a strong argument for your ideas supporting it with evidences or elaboration. Use linking devices (however, therefore, although, even though, in order to…) to make the composition appear a whole. Introduce a new point at the beginning of an each paragraph that follows, to strengthen your ideas. Develop your ideas as much as you can to make them interesting and substantial. Conclude with your strongest point. Use passive voice, humor, emotive language, rhetorical questions to provide a specific effect.