These can be both FORMAL and INFORMAL; it depends on the target reader.
• Like ARTICLES you need a HEADING;
• Like REPORTS/PROPOSALS they need to be divided into SECTIONS with
The focus is on providing factual information and therefore, you need to use
e.g. INFO SHEET announcing major changes within your company over the
Use language which reassures the public that very little inconvenience will be
The focus is on being informative but more light-hearted/persuasive language is
e.g. LEAFLET: “Write a leaflet encouraging young people to attend a
cultural/sporting event that you have helped to organise”.
Both leaflets and information sheets must include:
• A title which attracts the attention of the reader and states the content;
• An introduction which makes the reader want to continue reading;
• A main body divided into headed sections focusing on relevant information
in the rubric;
• A brief conclusion where main points are summarised.
LAYOUT is important! Remember:
• Clear headings;
• Make sure writing is well spaced out on page;
• Use bullet points