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.