My lastest ebook: Teach Writing Thinkingly

ESL writing lessons

Teach writing and critical thinking?

Oh yes, indubitably.

Written for ESL-EFL students at the intermediate+ level, 20 lessons effect student achievement with learning outcomes inspired by the 6+1 Writing Traits and the language of arguments and ideas.

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How to Write a Book Report

ESL writing activities

Book Reports in the ESL Class

Asking ESL students to read a book, write a report and present it as part of a small group discussion is a good way to incorporate multiple strands of language learning into an activity. Here’s one way to structure a book report lesson.

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Write A Summary

ESL writing lessons

ESL Writing Activities

This ESL writing lesson helps students practice summary writing with video prompts. It covers the basics of summaries and works well for high beginner+ students.

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