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10/22/2018
Writing a report can help you learn about a subject and practice your academic skills. To deliver a great written report, follow the tips mentioned in this post by The Tutoring Center, Parsippany NJ.

How to Write a Report

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Pick the Right Topic to Write About

Of course, you can't write a report if you have nothing to write it about. That's why, the first step is to find the right topic. This is incredibly important, as the subject matter of the report will steer the direction it goes in. In some cases, your teacher will give you the topic your report should be written on (for example, you may be required to write a report on a book you read for class). However, if you have some freedom to choose, you can have a bit more fun with this project. For one, choose a topic that will allow you to explore it fully, and that will peak your interest. Doing so will make the assignment more appealing and encouraging.

Explore the Topic Thoroughly

How can you write a great report if you don't have the information for it? That's why, a crucial step is to research the topic through and through, so you can have a well-educated understanding of what you're going to talk about. For that reason, you should search for the information using the tools that you have at your disposal. For example, search the Internet to find out more about your topic. You also have the option of going to the library to check out books that will give you the information you need. It's highly suggested that as you do your research, you start collecting and organizing the information that you find, so you don't lose anything valuable that you could add to your report.

Create an Outline

Now you know what your report will be about. The next thing you have to do is start shaping it and giving it form. To make that happen, you can create an outline where you detail your main ideas, the secondary ideas that will support them, and more. This will make it much easier for you to prioritize the information you gathered, move it around, add more, and eliminate anything that doesn't make sense with the narrative you're putting together. An outline will help you give your report direction. Moreover, having what you're writing summarized in an outline will make the report less intimidating, since you won't have to be staring at a blank page.

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Start Writing the Report

Now, onto the main part of the assignment: writing the report. If you did a good job with the steps above, this one will be much easier to get through: you have all of the information on the topic, and you know how you're going to organize it. All you have to do now is fill in the gaps in a coherent way. As you write, be sure to take proper care of how you formulate the sentences, the grammar rules you should follow, the words you employ, the spelling of said words, how you cite the information you use, and the form of the report. To make your report great, try your best to push yourself, avoid tired cliches, and be creative with how you express your ideas, so you can challenge your brain and explore new things.

Proofread It

A final but very important tip is to review the work you did once you're done with it. Proofreading your report is crucial, as it is the last step that will help you guarantee that it is ready to be handed over to the teacher. While you're proofreading, actively search for mistakes you could have made (in spelling, grammar, form, or other). If needed, reformulate your sentences to ensure that all is expressed in a clear and efficient way. Proofreading the report allows you to polish it well and make it all the more interesting, which increases your chances of getting a high note on it.

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