Reports classify or describe something eg a combine harvester.
Reports begin with a general statement which introduces the topic.
In the description, facts (parts, qualities, habits and behaviours of the subject) may be described.
Example of a report: shows the structure and language features of a report text.
When writing reports you will need to:
• use technical terms eg comb, threshing, drum
• write in simple present tense eg harvest, cuts.
| ||Refer to the sample report text to answer the following questions.|
|1||List some more technical terms from the text.|
|2||List some words that are written in the present tense.|
|Check your answers|
Practice by writing a report on a topic of your choice.
• the latest four wheel drive vehicle
• a new herbicide
• a topic of your choice.
Don't forget to include technical terms and verbs (action words)