1.Include a title page with the topic and names of group members.
2.Include a table of contents.
3.Begin with an Executive Summary. This should be done in under one page. It should be visually distinct from the rest of the report, with for instance a differently colored background or a border. The purpose of this Executive Summary is to (hence the title) summarize the key points of the report. Consider that such a hypothetical executive may only read this section: they should understand generally what they ought to do and why. (Grading Rubric: Executive Summary – Clear, concise, comprehensiveThe executive summary should express all of the most important details of the paper. A hypothetical executive should be able to read this, know what they should do and why. Length should be under 1 page or 500 words)
4.Rather than a distinct conclusion section (as the Executive Summary mostly fulfills this role for this report), end with a short list (usually around 4) things an interested listener can do to learn more about the topic you have just presented. For instance, a link to further reading with an explanation of what is contained there and why it’s important.(Grading Rubric: for further reading should be included as a separate section at the end, with a short (1-3 sentence) explanation of what would be found in each additional reading.