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)

WS-B 2-09 (11/14)

  1. Announcements
    • グローバル人材育成セミナー on November 22 (17:45-19:00).
    • トビタテカフェ on November 28 (17:45-19:45).
  2. Unit 5: Comparison essays
    • Writing a comparative essay
      • Brainstorming continued
      • Essay 4 (Activities 9, 10, 11)
    • Grammar for writing
      • Word forms and common suffixes
      • Connectors and transitions
      • Comparative and superlative
      • Parallel structure
  3. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, November 20:
      • Slack posts both in #topics and #journal
    • Before next class:
      • Activity 11 (p. 131)
      • Make a brief outline for the next essay and submit it @ Google Classroom.
        • Topic: Watching TV on time and watching recorded programs
        • Choose comparison (focusing on similarities), contrast (focusing on differences), or a mix (discussing both similarities and differences).
        • Choose three points of comparison.
        • The outline should include:
          • Thesis statement (complete sentence)
          • Three points of comparison (key words)

WS-B 2-08 (11/07)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 5: Comparison essays
    • Comparison essays
    • Organization of a comparison essay
    • Topic selection
    • Grammar for writing
      • Word forms and common suffixes
      • Connectors and transitions
      • Comparative and superlative
      • Parallel structure
  3.  Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, November 13:
      • Slack posts both in #topics and #journal
    • Before next class:
      • Do brainstorming on the comparison essay on a blank sheet of paper. Bring it to the next class.
        • Topic: Watching TV on time and watching recorded programs