What kind of writing is it?!? This type of writing skill is not just a skill one needs to make it through school. This is the type of writing you will need in many careers!
Examples… • Bloggers • Journalists • Scientists • Police officers • Court reporters • Technical writers • Secretaries • Librarians • Advertisers • Real estate agents • Nurses • Teachers • School board members • Researchers • Civic leaders
What if I don’t have a job in any of those fields? Well, you may still need to do the following: • On a job interview, you may be asked to write why you are a good candidate for the position. • You may find yourself writing a letter to your landlord explaining why you need to terminate your lease agreement early.
You may also have to… • Write your credit card company explaining a mistake in the statement • Write your health insurer to explain why a procedure should be covered • Write a letter to the town board explaining an unfair practice you wish to be changed.
Ideas for Inform and Explain • explain the particular topic, for example explaining the rules of a particular game. • the history of… • explain how to… • something you should know about______ is …