ERIC Number: ED431197
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Handy Homework Helper: How To Write School Reports. Study Reference Guide.
Moore, Helen H.; Smith, Carl B.
Written for students in grades 3 and up, this book helps students write or present a report that will make a lasting impression. It offers detailed information on choosing interesting topics, using resources, taking effective notes, creating outlines, writing paragraphs, revising and editing, and publishing or presenting a report flawlessly. Chapters in the book are: (1) Me? Write a Report?; (2) Generating Ideas; (3) Research; (4) Taking Notes; (5) Creating an Outline; (6) The Introduction and Rough Draft; (7) The Body of the Report; (8) The Conclusion; (9) Revision; (10) Editing and Proofreading; (11) Publishing; and (12) Oral Reports. Attached are a summary, a discussion of quotes and sayings for inspiration or for use in introductory paragraphs, and a 26-item glossary. (RS)
Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Editing, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Notetaking, Research Papers (Students), Speech Communication, Student Research, Writing Assignments, Writing Processes, Writing Skills
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