This product is a 17 slide PowerPoint presentation that helps students understand the difference between formal writing style and informal writing style.
* Audience and Purpose
* Do not use first-person pronouns.
* Avoid addressing readers as "you."
* Avoid the use of contractions.
* Avoid colloquialism and slang expressions.
* Avoid nonstandard diction.
* Avoid shortened versions of words.
* Avoid the overuse of short and simple sentences.
* Be objective