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1 Writing to Inform

2  Today we will learn the basics of “Writing to Inform”

3  You go to the doctor  My throat feels scratchy and my head hurts DESCRIBING (Subjective, Opinion)  You have a cold INFORMING (Objective,Factual)  Colds are caused by viruses. This is how people feel when they have a cold EXPLAINING (Factual, Detailed)

4  Writing to Inform refers to explaining or informing the reader about facts  It answers basic questions such as ___, ___,___,____,____,_____,____

5  Should be: 1.Accurate 2. Logical 3. Objective 4. Without Personal Opinion

6  Introduction Body Conclusion

7  TAP TaskAudiencePurpose What are you being asked to produce Who are you writing for Why are you producing the writing

8  Focused and significant thesis  Adequate Information  Logical series of main points

9  The largest animal ever to live on earth is the blue whale. They can grow this large because seawater can support their tremendous weight. Once whalers in the Antarctic caught a 108 foot long blue whale. In modern times, blue whales can reach 150 tons. To maintain its size, a blue whale will eat up to four tons of krill per day. Who– WhalersWhen- Ever modern times What- AnimalsWhy- seawater Where- EarthHow- eat up to 4 tons of krill per day

10  Write a report for the local newspaper  The title of the report is “Under Armour- its history and involvement in the community. ”  Please note: The Newspaper you are writing for know nothing about the company. Nothing.


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