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Chapter 16. Writing Across the Curriculu... > Different Strokes for Different Folk... - Pg. 179

Writing Across the Curriculum Alike Has a clear thesis Is well-organized Uses details and examples Has an effective style Different Uses specialized language Tone suits specific subject May use passive voice (science) Uses correct documentation style 179 Mix 'n' Match So what types of writing will you be called on to produce? Here's the run-down on each subject area and the most common writing tasks: Subject Area Business Common Writing Tasks e-mail flyers, brochures letters memos performance appraisals press releases recommendations reports resumés and cover letters Humanities (literature, language, philosophy, religion, etc.) re- ac- tion pa-