WS-B 03 (04/24)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 1: Introduction to paragraphs
    • What is a paragraph?
      • Homework review (Activities 3 & 4)
      • Brainstorming
      • Supporting sentences
        • Tyes of supporting sentences
      • Avoiding unrelated sentences
  3. Announcements/Homework
    • Before next class:
      • Write a topic sentence for a paragraph on the benefit of learning English on the textbook.
      • Continue Slack postings.

WS-B 02 (04/17)

  1. Announcements
  2. WS-B 2018 Slack
    • Follow up
      • Aim for 300+ words / week (x 15 = 4,500+ words / semester)
  3. Unit 1: Introduction to paragraphs
    • What is a paragraph?
      • Topic sentences (Activities 1 & 2)
      • Five features of a good topic sentence (Activity 5)
      • Brainstorming
      • Supporting sentences
      • Avoiding unrelated sentences
  4. Announcements/Homework
    • Before next class:
      • Activities 3 & 4 (pp. 8-10) from the textbook.
      • Continue Slack postings.

WS-B 2-14 (12/19)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 5: Comparison essays
  3. Unit 6: Cause-effect essays
    • Brainstorming (group work)
    • Writing an outline
  4. Announcements/Homework

WS-B 2-13 (12/12)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 5: Comparison essays
    • Writing a comparative essay
      • First draft peer review
  3. Unit 6: Cause-effect essays
  4. Announcements/Homework

WS-B 2-12 (12/05)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 5: Comparison essays
    • Writing a comparative essay
      • Complete outline peer review
    • Grammar for writing
      • Word forms and common suffixes
      • Connectors and transitions
      • Comparative and superlative
      • Parallel structure
  3. Announcements/Homework

WS-B 2-11 (11/28)

  1. Announcements
    • Class canceled today (November 28)
    • トビタテカフェ on November 28 (17:45-19:45)
    • グローバル人材育成セミナー on December 06 (17:45-19:00)
  2. Announcements/Homework
    • Every week:
      • Slack posts both in #topics and #journal
    • Before next class:
      • Before next class:
        • Make a complete outline for your comparison essay @ Google Classroom, including:
          • Paragraph One: Thesis statement (complete sentence)
          • Paragraph Two: Topic sentence (complete sentence) + supporting ideas (key words)
          • Paragraph Three: Topic sentence (complete sentence) + supporting ideas (key words)
          • (Point-by-point の場合のみ)Paragraph Four: Topic sentence (complete sentence) + supporting ideas (key words)
          • Paragraph Four/Five: Concluding sentence (complete sentence)

WS-B 2-10 (11/21)

  1. Announcements
    • グローバル人材育成セミナー on November 22 (17:45-19:00)
    • Class canceled next week (November 28)
    • トビタテカフェ on November 28 (17:45-19:45)
    • グローバル人材育成セミナー on December 06 (17:45-19:00)
  2. Unit 5: Comparison essays
    • Writing a comparative essay
      • Brief outline peer review
      • Essay 4 (Activities 11, 12, 13, & 14)
    • Grammar for writing
      • Word forms and common suffixes
      • Connectors and transitions
      • Comparative and superlative
      • Parallel structure
  3. Announcements/Homework
    • Every week:
      • Slack posts both in #topics and #journal
    • Before next class:
      • Make a complete outline for your comparison essay @ Google Classroom, including:
        • Paragraph One: Thesis statement (complete sentence)
        • Paragraph Two: Topic sentence (complete sentence) + supporting ideas (key words)
        • Paragraph Three: Topic sentence (complete sentence) + supporting ideas (key words)
        • (Point-by-point の場合のみ)Paragraph Four: Topic sentence (complete sentence) + supporting ideas (key words)
        • Paragraph Four/Five: Concluding sentence (complete sentence)