A ready to use lesson plan that presents teaching and learning resources on report writing.

After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:

  • Gain knowledge of report writing techniques.
  • Apply authorial technique to write varied reports.
  • Analyse author’s use of language and the impact of it in writing a report.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of reporting in writing.

This download includes:

  • Vocabulary Overview - Report
  • Real Life Application and Cross-Curriculum Links
  • Flipped Lesson Part - Video
  • Success Criteria - Reporting Checklist
  • Lesson Starter: Identifying the report types of the given reports.
  • Report Types
  • Report Writing Tips
  • Key Elements of a Newspaper Report
    Collaborative Tasks:
  • Pair-Share: Identifying the parts of a newspaper report.
  • Think-Write: Writing a lead for a newspaper report.
  • Write-Share: Preparing an information report on an animal of your choice.
    Mini-Plenary: 4 Online Quizzes
    Assessment Rubrics
    Differentiated Tasks: Demonstrating knowledge of reporting in writing.
    Extensions: Reporting an accident.
    Plenary: Answering multiple choice questions on report writing.
    Home Learning:
  • Preparing a report based on given prompt.
  • Preparing a report based on bar graph.
  • Reporting a crime.
  • Identifying the key elements of a newspaper report.
    Common Core Standards: ELA-Literacy-Writing - 6-8.1a-e/4/7
    Skills: Social and Cognitive

Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:

  • To challenge early finishers
  • For effective tutoring
  • As ESL stations and sub tubs
  • As holiday work and homework
  • For small group collaborations
  • For an end of unit assessments
  • For reinforcement and enrichment
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Created: Aug 13, 2016

Updated: Mar 9, 2019

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