Select Board & Class


Report Writing


A report provides the reader with full description of an event or incident that has taken place in the past. It supplies answers to ‘what’, ‘when’, ‘how’, ‘where’ and ‘why’ the event or incident happened.

Points to Remember:

1. The report must be given a catchy title to grab the interest of the reader.

2. The ideas should be systematically presented in short and informative sentences.

3. A report must be written in the past tense.

4. It should be concise and written as clearly as possible.

5. Although marks are not deducted for exceeding the word limit, a speech should be written within 120-150 words.

6. Marks may be deducted for grammatical errors and mistakes in the spellings and punctuation marks.

7. Marks are awarded on the content and expression of the write-up. Therefore, special care should be taken to maintain the coherence, accuracy and fluency of the content.

Q. Sports day was celebrated in your school, recently. Write a report for your school magazine in 120-150 words. Explain the events of the day and the inauguration of the ‘Young Cricket Club’. The chief guest for the event was Mr. Sachin Tendulkar. You are Anubha/Anubhav Singh, secretary of the sports...

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