Notes On Article Vs Report, Article - Format and Sample - ICSE Class 10 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.                                                                                             REPORT WRITING A report is a brief account of an event that has already taken place. A Report helps in recording events of importance that occurs in our day to day life. A report attempts to present the first hand information of an incident or event. A report of an event presents a record of events that took place. A report on an event includes one’s ideas, opinions and impressions on the event. POINTS TO REMEMBER Mention the place, date, time and other relevant facts about the event. Include information collected from people around or affected by the event. Write the name of the reporter. Provide a suitable title/heading. Write in past tense. Write in reported speech and use passive form of expression. Develop ideas (causes, reasons, consequences, opinions) logically. Write in a less formal and more descriptive manner while writing a report for a school magazine. Present your ideas and impressions to make the report interesting.                                                                                                Format                                        REPORT WRITING                                                 Tittle                                                          By-------------      Date;                                                                                           CONTENT

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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.                                                                                             REPORT WRITING A report is a brief account of an event that has already taken place. A Report helps in recording events of importance that occurs in our day to day life. A report attempts to present the first hand information of an incident or event. A report of an event presents a record of events that took place. A report on an event includes one’s ideas, opinions and impressions on the event. POINTS TO REMEMBER Mention the place, date, time and other relevant facts about the event. Include information collected from people around or affected by the event. Write the name of the reporter. Provide a suitable title/heading. Write in past tense. Write in reported speech and use passive form of expression. Develop ideas (causes, reasons, consequences, opinions) logically. Write in a less formal and more descriptive manner while writing a report for a school magazine. Present your ideas and impressions to make the report interesting.                                                                                                Format                                        REPORT WRITING                                                 Tittle                                                          By-------------      Date;                                                                                           CONTENT
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