What is Report Writing? Types of reports, Format of Report writing, Solved Examples of Report writing for Class 10th, 11th, and 12th
What is Report Writing?
It is an organized form of writing defining the events or incidents that happened in the past.
Report writing comes in (Section-B) which is the writing section of the English paper.
Types of Report Writing
- A Newspaper Report – The reports which are published in newspapers. It is basically about an accident or an eyes-witnessed incident.
- School Magazine Report– The reports which are published in school magazines. It includes reports describing events or celebrations like annual function, sports day, republic day, etc.
Newspaper Report Format
- Headline – Title of the report. The title should be catchy and attractive.
- By-line (name of the writer)
- Place and date- Mention the place and the date of reporting separately.
- 1st Paragraph – In this paragraph, we describe how an event or incident took place.
- 2nd Paragraph- In this paragraph, details of the incident are given. Describe the highlights of the events.
- Conclusion- it includes decisions or measures taken by the authorities.
Place and date:
3rd paragraph- conclusion
School Magazine Report Format
- Headline – It includes the title of the report.
- By-line (name of the writer)
- 1st Paragraph – In this paragraph, we describe When, Where, How an event or incident took place.
- 2nd Paragraph- In this paragraph, details of the event or incident are given. Describe the highlights of the events.
1st paragraph- What, When, Where, How
2nd paragraph- Describing the details of event
3rd paragraph- conclusion
Tips of Report Writing
- Always structure your report.
- Your format should be correct because the format contains marks.
- Use third person like he, she, it, they, them, etc.
- Don’t include your personal opinions or views.
- Your report should be factual.
Solved Examples of Report
- You are Karan/Kirti of L.M. Memorial Public School, Dwarka. Your school has adopted a village as a social responsibility. Students are being taken to teach the children of the village on a regular basis. Write a report, for your school magazine, on the various other programs organized there in 150-200 words. [CBSE Sample Paper 2019]
Village Adoption – A Social Responsibility
Recently, the students of L.M. Memorial Public School were taken to a village in the Periphery of Delhi. This village named as ‘Khyala’ near Najafgarh was adopted by our school for a month as a social responsibility. The main motive for this adoption was to spread awareness among the people about cleanliness, adult education, girl-child education, and removing the social evil of poverty and illiteracy. The students from Classes IX and XII participated in it.
The village students were given elementary knowledge. They were taught the alphabet, addition, subtraction, etc. Not only this, they cleaned the surroundings of the village and showed the people the need to maintain cleanliness through street play. Old people were also attended with great care. The students provided them with some necessary day-to-day things.
It was innovative and informative on the part of the villagers. The students learned how to connect with the roots of our country. Overall, it was a memorable experience for all to serve the people of this village.
2. Cultural Society Sunshine Public School, Nellore organized an adult literacy camp in its neighborhood. Write a report in 150-200 words on the camp for your school newsletter. You are P.V. Sunitha, Secretary. Use the following clues: no. of volunteers – hours spent in teaching – location of the class – chairs, blackboards – no. of people attending the camp – benefit. ( CBSE 2020)
ADULT LITERACY CAMP
-BY P. V. SUNITHA, SECRETARY
An adult literacy camp was organized by Cultural Society Sunshine Public School, Nellore in the school neighbourhood yesterday extending educational options to those adults, who have lost the opportunity and have crossed the age of formal education. The activities of the camp were carried out by the cultural society of the school and there were a total of 25 volunteers.
The camp began with the welcome speech for the chief guest, Mrs. Kavita Naik, a renowned social worker. 400 people were a part of the camp. They were divided into different groups in accordance with their competencies. They were taught the basics of being able to read and write. Free books and stationery is being provided for quality education. All the arrangements including desks and blackboards were done in advance.
Apart from educational needs, special care was devoted to hygiene and sanitation. They were taught the basics of cleanliness like types of wastes and their management. Refreshments were also provided to the participants. The chief guest distributed the certificates of participation among the volunteers. The camp ended on a positive note. There was an atmosphere of learning and growing together.
3. Your school is situated near a road intersection. Last week, in the morning, a bus coming at a great speed overturned when it braked suddenly. Senior students of your school rushed out and did everything to save the passengers. You were part of the rescue efforts. Write a report in 150-200 words on the accident and your friends’ role, for your school newsletter. You are George/Mary. [CBSE (AI) 2017]
Bus Overturns on NH2 and NHPC Crossing
Pari Chowk, March 10, 20XX
At about 8.30 a.m., yesterday, a private bus, carrying passengers, of Rome S-22, coming at break-neck speed, while trying to overtake a Honda City, braked suddenly as a boy ran to cross over the other side of NHPC or Pari Chowk. In seconds, the bus overturned. It could have been that the driver lost full control of the bus and the breaks failed or the size of the bus was incompatible with its speed and the sudden break. Passengers could be heard yelling and crying for help. As the school had not started, the High School students near the school gates immediately rushed to the spot, tried to get ladders and after breaking the glass panes, dragged passengers who were terrified and injured. Some were already with broken heads and limbs.
Local help came in ten-fifteen minutes. The ambulance arrived and the police from the nearby police station on being called up by a senior student arrived to help in the rescue operation. There were 40 passengers on the whole. 3 women passed away, 5 children had serious injuries, some were moved to % the nearby hospital, while a few were given first-aid by the school medical team and sent away. The driver had serious head injury and a broken arm, while the helper died on spot.
It is high time that drivers become more responsible, frequent police patrol is arranged for at intersections and heavy penalty is imposed on crossing speed limits.
4. Mr. Ranbir, head of TUM HO, an NGO, visited St. Paul’s International School on February 27th, 2018, to give a speech on “CLIMATE CHANGE and ITS IMPACTS.” He specifically highlighted “THE DUMPING OF PLASTIC WASTE IN HIMALAYAN FOOTHILLS,” and you are required to write a REPORT on it.
AN EVENT ON GLOBAL WARMING AND ITS IMPACTS
On 27th February, 2018, our school organized a session on “Global Warming” in our school premises where the students of our school got the chance to hear from Mr. Ranbir, head of TUM HO (an NGO) about Climate Change and its impacts. It was a one-day event to educate the students about Global Warming and Climate Change. Around 150 students were there to listen to Mr. Ranbir.
The event had attended by five distinguished guests who were Environmentalists and Scientists. It organized motive in mind to educate the students about the wrongdoings of ours, because of which mother nature is suffering. Mr. Ranbir, who is ahead of an NGO that works in the Himalayan Foothills, talks about the “Dumping of plastic waste in the Himalayan Foothills.” He highlighted the behavior of the tourists who left plastic wastes here and there, which is affecting the fertility of the soil and affecting mother nature at large. He asked us to treat nature as a precious possession of ours.
By the end of his speech, everyone presented there, be it teachers or students or school staff, all agreed with what he said, and everyone took an oath to treat nature – as a very precious possession of humanity.