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Not all reports are written. You assignment may be to put together a booklet, draw a picture, create a PowerPoint, or create a chart.

Good Paragraphs

If your assignment does require writing, make sure that you have written a good paragraph which consists of a main idea, supporting details, and a concluding sentence.

If you have questions about what makes a good paragraph, ask your teacher. 



Proofreading means checking your writing for errors and then fixing the errors. This process is called revising or editing. You MUST proofread your writing. 


This is a big word that means to steal someone else's ideas or work. This can happen when you don't cite your sources when writing a paper. 

Examples of plagiarism: 

  • Turning in someone else's work as your own
  • Copying words or ideas from someone else without giving credit
  • Failing to put a quotation in quotation marks 

Plagiarism can be easily avoided by citing your sources!