Types of Writing Assignments


Abstract
answer to a question
briefing paper
brochure, poster, or advertisement
case analysis
character sketch
contemplative essay
definition
description (of process, of place, etc.)
dialogue
editorial
email
essay exam
free write
group journal
the “I-Search

instructional manual
journal, laboratory, or field notebook
letter to editor or open letter
list
materials and method plan
memo
micro theme
narrative
news story or feature story
newspaper ‘filler’
notes on reading or lecture
outline
personal letter
play

proposal

question or muse
response or rebuttal
resume
review of book, play, work of art, etc.
rough draft
script for film or slides summary
survey of literature
technical or scientific report
term paper
thesis sentence
website
word problem

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