Looking at reports from a different
You have met a friend in the
playground. They tell you that they saw
someone take your phone and your
iPod from your bag while you were out
playing sport on the oval. They tell you
that the person they saw had brown hair
in a pony tail with a gold headband.
They then tell you that the person they saw
was spotted by a teacher. However, the
person ran away and left your iPod and
phone behind. Another student picked up the
iPod and phone and took it to the front office
for whoever owned it to claim. All you needed
to do was identify what colour your iPod was
and the model of your phone.
What do we know?
What do we need to write?
We need to introduce what we are
We also need to take down all the
details of the event.
We also need to make sure that we look
at the event from both sides.
Writing a report
– An introduction where we introduce the
subject and what has actually happened.
– We need to include as many details as
possible in our report in different
Writing your own report
Look at your details from the scenario you were
Introduction – write who, what, when, where that
were involved in the incident.
Description – describe the characteristics of the
people involved in the incident. You can use
Make sure you use a new paragraph for each