Basic Writing: Week 9

ESL Writing Activities


Last week:

  • mid term exam

This Week

  • review one question from the exam
  • begin a new direction in the writing class

Part 1. Exam Question Review

This was one of the exam questions. Your job was to create proper text by fixing the errors and adding paragraphs.

Here is a look at the errors and suggested answers. Pdf version here.

Part 2. Where do we go from here?

After the mid term exam, we will spend a couple of weeks learning how to write summaries. Pdf version here.

  • What is a summary?
  • How can we write one?
  • Why should we do that?

Part 3. Summary Writing Practice

Read the story in the attached summary writing worksheet. Write a 1 to 2 paragraph summary.

Part 4 More Summary Writing Practice

Now it’s time apply this knowledge about writing arguments. Here’s the task.

Click here and scroll down to Part 4 (video summary). We will watch the Howl video.


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