Reference aids and directions - Writing Guidelines for Projects or Medical Work

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    Writing Guidelines for Grades 6-12

    Cheektowaga-Maryvale School District




    q       All written thoughts should be expressed in complete sentences free of slang.

    q       All sentences should begin with a capital letter and end with an end mark of punctuation.

    q       All paragraphs should have a topic sentence.  This is a sentence that specifically states the main idea of the paragraph.

    q       All sentences in the paragraph should be related to the topic sentence.

    q       All written work should contain correct spelling, capitalization, grammar, and usage.

    q       All written communications should exhibit awareness of audience and purpose. (Example:  Is the audience the teacher, fellow classmates, NYS through DBQ’s, etc.)

    q       All written communication should convey clear and concise meaning.

    q       All written communications should exhibit logical and coherent sequence throughout and include the use of appropriate transitional words and phrases.

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