A Set of Instructions

Write a set of instructions for a process that poses some difficulty of your target audience. Imagine readers who need to know the information you provide. Using words and, if appropriate, drawings or other images, give instructions that your readers can follow easily.

Suggested topics:

  • How to set the alarm on a bedstead clock (for hotel guests)
  • How to use an internet search engine (for your grandparents)

This Writing Exercise appears on pages 217-19 of The Allyn & Bacon Guide to Writing

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