Parts of a Formal Report (~300 words)
[Will be evaluated using 302 Remembering Understanding rubric]
Objective: After completing this preparatory assignment, you will be able to identify and explain the parts of a formal report.
Rationale: A well-written formal report says a great deal about its authorsâ€™ quality of thought and eye for detail. â€œFormal report are distinguished from informal letter and memo reports by their length and their componentsâ€ (Locker and Kienzler 596). This assignment is meant to help you remember and understand the required elements of a formal report.
Directions: For this assignment, you will need to identify and explain the parts of a formal report. Note that although you can use the textbookâ€™s terminology, you should not quote the textbookâ€™s explanations for those terms.