Refer to Ch. 20 of Technical Communication text for this assignment.
Write instructions for a task applying the qualities of good technical writing. The instructions should be a brief 4- to 7-line how-to. Do not let the seemingly simplicity of the task fool you. Think about the items needed, steps involved, cautions needed, tips, and so forth, before you begin writing.
Revise your writing, as needed, to increase the clarity and readability of your instructions. Demonstrate good organization and a logical sequence that enables people to complete the task.
Select one of the following tasks for your instructional how-to:
- How to plant a seed
- How to make a sundae
- How to diaper a baby
- How to inflate a deflated basketball
- Another task approved by your instructor (You may wish to use a task you use in your job)