WS-B 2-13 (12/24)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 6: Cause-effect essays
    • Working with language in a cause-effect essay
      • Activities 11, 12, & 13
    • Introductory paragraph peer review
      • Effects of eating too much junk food
  3. First draft
  4. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, January 20:
      • Unit 6 (cause-effect) essay first draft @ Google Classroom.
    • By Friday, January 31:
      • Slack posts.

WS-B 2-11 (12/10)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 6: Cause-effect essays
    • Choosing a topic:
      • Effects of eating too much junk food
    • Brainstorming
    • Working with language in a cause-effect essay
      • Activities 9 & 10
  3. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, December 16:
      • Slack posts.
      • Unit 6 Activities 11, 12, & 13 (pp. 156-158).
      • Unit 6 (cause-effect) essay introductory paragraph @ Google Classroom. Introductory paragraph を完成させ、第2パラグラフ以降は topic sentences と最終パラグラフの concluding sentence のみ書いてください。

WS-B 2-10 (12/03)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 5: Comparison essays
    • Writing a comparative essay
      • Second draft peer review
  3. Unit 6: Cause-effect essays
  4. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, December 09:
      • Slack posts.
      • Outline of the cause-effect essay. 提出できる形で用意してください。手書きでもOK。
      • Think of possible cause-effect (focus on effects) essay topics.

WS-B 2-09 (11/26)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 5: Comparison essays
    • Writing a comparative essay
      • Topic: Hokkaido and Okinawa (comparison)
      • First draft peer review
    • Introducing free online grammar checkers:
    • Second draft
  3. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, December 02:
      • Slack posts.
      • Unit 5 (comparison) essay second draft @ Google Classroom.

WS-B 2-08 (11/19)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 5: Comparison essays
    • Writing a comparative essay
      • Topic: Hokkaido and Okinawa (comparison)
      • Introductory paragraph peer review
    • Grammar for writing
      • Word forms and common suffixes
      • Connectors and transitions
      • Comparative and superlative
      • Parallel structure
  3.  Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, November 18:
      • Slack posts.
      • Unit 5 (comparison) essay first draft @ Google Classroom.

WS-B 2-07 (11/12)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 5: Comparison essays
    • Organization of a comparison essay
    • Grammar for writing (Activities 12 &13)
    • Model essay review (Activity 14)
    • Topic selection
      • Hokkaido and Okinawa (comparison)
    • Brainstorming
    • Outlining
  3.  Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, November 18:
      • Slack posts.
      • Unit 5 (comparison) essay introductory paragraph @ Google Classroom. 北海道と沖縄の共通点を3点扱うエッセイを書きます。Point-by-point organization と block organization のどちらを選択しても構いません。Introductory paragraph を完成させ、第2パラグラフ以降は topic sentences と最終パラグラフの concluding sentence のみ書いてください。

WS-B 2-06 (11/05)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 5: Comparison essays
    • Comparison essays
    • Organization of a comparison essay
    • Grammar for writing (Activities 9, 10, & 11)
  3.  Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, November 12:
      • Slack posts.
      • Activities 12, 13, & 14 (pp. 132-133)
      • Think of possible topics for the comparison essay.

WS-B 2-04 (10/15)

  1. Announcements
    • No class next week (holiday)
  2. Unit 4: Descriptive essays: Moving from paragraph to essay
    • Understanding the writing process: The seven steps
      1. Choose a topic
      2. Brainstorm
      3. Outline
      4. Write the first draft
      5. Get feedback from a peer
      6. Revise the first draft
      7. Proofread the first draft
  3. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, October 28:
      • Slack posts.
      • Unit 4 (descriptive) essay first draft @ Google Classroom. すべてを完成させてください。