How to Write Clear Procedural Messages


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Why would anyone need a procedural message?

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1. When drafting a procedural memo about how to re-start the server, it is best to:

2. A flowchart would NOT work with:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Procedural messages are written for a variety of reasons. The quiz questions and related worksheet will test your understanding of the main reasons for taking the time to create a procedural message. You will also be asked specific questions regarding best practices for writing coherent and straightforward directions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will quiz you on your knowledge of the following:

  • Reasons for choosing to write a procedural message
  • The most effective language to use when writing directions
  • Types of procedural messages and when to use them

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections- use understanding of the concept of procedural messages
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding reasons for writing procedural messages and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about effective writing strategies for creating procedural messages

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about writing procedural messages, take a look at the accompanying lesson How to Write Clear Procedural Messages. In this lesson, you will review the following ideas:

  • Discover when it is appropriate to take the time to write a procedural message
  • Understand the necessary steps to create user-friendly writing
  • Learn specific tips and review examples of well-written procedural messages