The initial statement delimits the scope of the talk or report and outlines subdivisions of the problem. ... In written reports all the general objectives and most of the mechanics of writing are to be observed; particularly to be emphasized is the use of the topic sentence, ... outline. In the first grade, information-giving activities are handled largely by use of the informal conversation and discussion techniques.
|Title||:||Teaching the Language Arts|
|Author||:||Willard Fred Tidyman, Charlene Weddle Smith, Marguerite Antoinette Butterfield|