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Writing a Short Report

Once you finish prewriting, you are ready to start writing your report. This lesson's activities will help you write a strong beginning, middle, and ending. You'll also read another student's short report to see how to bring all of the parts together.

Writing the Beginning Part

Writing the Beginning
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Your report should begin with a focus statement. The focus names the topic and gives a specific thought about what makes it special.

  • Specific topic: Casimir Pulaski Day
  • Thought or feeling: Celebrates the birth of a Revolutionary War hero from Poland

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