Interactive Rubric for Written Communication: 5.7. Formatting

This guide will help you understand common conventions of academic writing and the application of marking rubrics

STYLE

 

Definition (formal)

Formatting refers to the visual appearance and presentation of the writing that is appropriate to the genre.

Definition (informal)

Formatting: What does it look like?

Example

For example, an analytical essay is less likely to include pictures and large print in its format than a children’s storybook.

Resources (textbook)

Refer to the textbook pages and sections to improve your knowledge and understanding of the criterion.

Resources (web)

Click on the links to access online resources to improve your knowledge and understanding of the criterion.

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