ESL Writing Activities
- introduce summary writing
- writing assignment #1: summary of the main idea in the video Howl
- writing assignment #2: one paragraph summary of the story about shipping containers
- rewrite second draft of How and shipping containers
- start assignment #4: summarize the main idea in a coke ad, with compare and contrast
- start assignment #3: summarize a story about Twitter
Writing Assignment #3: Summarize with Compare and Contrast
Here is another exercise to practice thinking and writing. In this writing assignment, you will:
- Find the main idea of the advertisement.
- Include specific examples from the ad which show show or describe or prove of the main idea.
- Be sure to describe how the message main idea is connected to compare and contrast.
- Write one paragraph.
Writing Assignment #4: Twitter
Read the story. Summarize the main idea. Include important details form the text to explain your key points.
Writing Assignment #5: Expensive Popcorn
Finished early? Here’s the next writing assignment.
Read the story. Summary the main idea. Include important details from the text to explain your key points.