Sophomore ESL Writing, Week 5

Learn English Writing

This is week 5 of the semester. What did we do last week?

  • completed a second review of cohesion in a paragraph
  • completed a second editing exercise
  • completed third and final draft of the homeless story (hopefully)
  • start and maybe finish second draft of health and wealth (summary with a hypothesis)
  • another fluency activity (a little different because we practiced three sentence patterns)
  • started 3rd writing assignment – book/movie review
  • finish chapter 3 in the textbook

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Sophomore ESL Writing, Week 4

Learn English Writing

This is week 4 of the semester. What did we do recently?

  1. Wrote first draft – an analysis of health and wealth. This included a hypothesis, descriptive of the connection between these two variables, and an evaluation.
  2. Completed second draft of the homeless story
  3. Completed chapter 1 and chapter 2 in the textbook
  4. Weekly fluency activity (e.g. freewriting)

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Sophomore ESL Writing, Week 3

Learn English Writing

This is week 3 of the semester. What did we do and learn in the English class so far?

  1. wrote a short descriptive story (i.e. a place – or a place and food) as part of the Before and After exercise
  2. first draft of a summary about a video story (Momentos)
  3. leaned how to create a hypothesis sentence pattern
  4. learned the basic elements of a summary (e.g. ask the question – what’s the story about)
  5. learned/reviewed eight parts of speech
  6. read and answered the questions chapter 1 in the textbook
  7. weekly fluency activity (e.g. freewriting)

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