ESL Writing Freshmen 2018 Week 10

It’s week 10 of the semester. Time to prepare a short story analysis.

Hour 1

Schedule Review (5)

  • Week 10 (May 8-11) Review requirements for short story analysis (10%)
  • Week 11 (May 15-18) Read short story and start analysis
  • Week 12 (May 25) Study quiz #2 (10%), hand in short story analysis (10%), NO CLASS ON TUESDAY – BUDDHA’S BIRTHDAY
  • Week 13 (May 29) Quiz #2


Short Story Analysis Description (10)

This slide show tell you about the story analysis report.

Story Group A

Death by Scrabble by Charlie Fish (1280 words)

Story Group B

Story Group C

Witches’ Loaves by O. Henry (1265 words)


New Writing and Critical Thinking Exercise (15)

This slide show introduces the new writing assignment. 


TV Commercial Chevy Volt

Extra Notes

Here is a worksheet that may help your analysis. It contains a few facts and numbers. Your report should use soem of this information.

Remember that you have to give the numbers some special meaning. These facts by themselves are not very useful for this assignment. 

Get the critical thinking notes worksheet here.

Or get the pdf file here.

Hours 2-3

This time will be used for in class writing. You may wish to one of 4 things in this order

  1. finish last’s week writing task (population pyramid analysis)
  2. rewrite last week’s task
  3. start or finish the electric car analysis
  4. start or finish the short story analysis



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