How to Write a Description of an Object

How to Write a Description of an Object

Notes

Vocabulary

Parts

Materials

Properties

Functions

(What are they?)(What is it made of?)

(What characteristics/qualities does it have?)

(Why are these qualities important?)

(uses)

What can it do (by itself) (i.e. it can store records or it stores records)

What can you do with it (i.e. you can lock it or it can be locked [by you])

Purpose

Why are you writing this?

to sell something

to entertain

to inform

Audience

Whom are you writing to?

friends

coworkers

children

educated people

the general public