Jamaica

Writing Summaries and Statistical Reports

Level: Secondary

Series Title: Carib Study Guide

Subject: English

ISBN: 978 976 638 022 9

Pages: 112

Age Group: 15 18 years

Published: 1988


A practical step-by-step guide, widely used across the Caribbean, which assists students in preparing for the section of the CSEC English A examination which requires demonstration of the skills of understanding and clear written expression. Techniques are outlined for understanding all written material. The importance and relevance of individual ideas is emphasized and guidance given on how to organize information into clear and cohesive reports. There are also exercises on writing summaries and statistical reports, and examination type questions.

Author(s)
Paul H. King
worked internationally in Measurement and Evaluation. He taught for several years at the secondary level and now works as a consultant.

  • The step-by-step approach will assist in building students' confidence
  • Techniques introduced for understanding all written material
  • Focus on the importance and relevance of individual ideas and the skill of organizing information into clear and cohesive reports
  • Clarification of basic terminology for statistical reports
  • Passages for summary and exercises on statistical report writing

Look out For:

  • Examination-type practice exercises at the end of each section
  • Step-by-step guide to arriving at the answers to examination questions
  • Explanation and examples of basic terminology for statistical reports



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erica
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February 23, 2010
answers for exercises 1 to 18

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