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  • 1. Eva Jay, 16 May 2010
    ENG 070
    Writing a Report
  • 2. What is a report?
    a more formal and detailed discussion of a particular topic
    usually written for a specific person (or group of people) with a particular interest in a subject
    Eva Jay
    ENG 070
    16 May 2010
  • 3. How is a report different from an essay?
    more practical and business-like
    present factual information as clearly as possible so that the reader can follow it easily
    the various sections/paragraphs have headings and subheadings
    Eva Jay
    ENG 070
    16 May 2010
  • 4. What information should be included in a report and how should it be organized?
    A cover page
    A table of contents
    Introduction
    Body paragraphs
    Conclusion
    List of appendices (& appendices)
    Bibliography
    Eva Jay
    ENG 070
    16 May 2010
  • 5. Table of contents
    a list of headings and subheadings of the report, the list of appendices, the bibliography pages with their page numbers
    Eva Jay
    ENG 070
    16 May 2010
  • 6. The introduction
    gives some background information to the report,
    explains what the report will discuss,
    explains how the information was collected
    and how it will be presented in the report.
    Eva Jay
    ENG 070
    16 May 2010
  • 7. The body paragraphs
    divided into sections with subheadings
    each section should include the descriptions of findings and an analysis
    (What did you measure/evaluate? How? What was the result? How does that compare to the recommended levels/amounts?)
    references to the information in the appendices
    in-text citation whenever you present any idea/information you have taken from your sources.
  • 8. The conclusion
    gives the summary of the situation,
    expresses an overall opinion
    and makes recommendations for future actions.
  • 9. The appendices
    a collection of tables, figures and diagrams that contain information you refer to in the text.
    the content of the appendices don’t need to (but can) be copied into the report document.
    Your report must include
    a list of appendices,
    in-text-references to the appendices in the text whenever you use information presented in the appendices
    Eva Jay
    ENG 070
    16 May 2010
  • 10. The Appendices for this report
    Appendix 1A: The Overview (010) and the description of each phase.
    Appendix 2 A: Phase 1 - Healthy weight (021)
    Appendix 2 B: BMI (022)
    Appendix 2 C Health Quiz (023)
    Appendix 2 D: Flexibility (024)
    Appendix 2 E: Daily Recommended Calorie Intake (025)
    Appendix 3 A: Phase 2 - screenshot of the interactive Food Label Lesson (031)
    Appendix 3 B: PDF of food label (032)
    Appendix 3 C: Food label Quiz (023) PDF
    Appendix 3 D: 7 PDFs of your food tracking (034a) (034b)
    Appendix 3 E: Excel sheet (035)
    Appendix 3 F: Analysis of findings (036) MS Word (including total calories) (Example)
    Eva Jay
    ENG 070
    16 May 2010
  • 11. The bibliography
    A collection of MLA Style references
    This should include references to:
    the sources you referred to in the main report,
    the sources you used to compile your data.
    and the sources of images you used in your report, on your cover page or anywhere else in your paper.
    Eva Jay
    ENG 070
    16 May 2010

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