WS-B 2-10 (11/27)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 5: Comparison essays
    • Writing a comparative essay
      • Second draft peer review
  3. Unit 6: Cause-effect essays
    • Lecture and model essay analysis (cause effect worksheet)
    • Choosing a topic:
      • (Negative) effects of excessive use of smart phones
  4. Announcements/Homework
    • Every week:
      • Slack posts both in #topics and #journal
    • By Monday, December 03:
      • 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。

WS-B 2-09 (11/20)

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

WS-B 2-08 (11/13)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 5: Comparison essays
    • Organization of a comparison essay (review)
    • Grammar for writing (Activities 12 &13)
    • Topic selection
      • Watching movies in the theater or at home
    • Brainstorming
    • Outlining
  3.  Announcements/Homework

WS-B 2-07 (11/06)

  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 both in #topics and #journal
      • Activities 12 & 13 (pp. 132)
      • Think of possible topics for the comparison essay.

WS-B 2-06 (10/30)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 4: Descriptive essays: Moving from paragraph to essay
    • Second draft peer review
    • Concluding paragraph
    • Writing the third draft
  3. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, November 05:
      • Slack posts both in #topics and #journal
    • Unit 4 essay third draft @ Google Classroom
        • 最後まで完成させてください。10/29日までに提出済みの second draft については、Google Classroom 経由でコメントを返却してあるので、加筆修正時の参考にしてください。

WS-B 2-05 (10/23)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 4: Descriptive essays: Moving from paragraph to essay
    • Understanding the writing process: The seven steps
    • Review of essay writing
    • Peer review on the Unit 4 essays
  3. Announcements/Homework

WS-B 2-03 (10/09)

  1. Announcements
    • Class canceled on October 16 (business trip)
  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
    • Topic selection
    • Brainstorming
  3. Announcements/Homework

WS-B 2-02 (10/02)

  1. Announcements
  2. Unit 4: Descriptive essays: Moving from paragraph to essay
    • Outlining a descriptive essay
    • Studying a descriptive 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 08:
      • Slack posts both in #topics and #journal.
      • Think of one or two possible topics for the essay assignment. クラス全員が興味を持てて、5つのパラグラフで構成されるエッセイとして書けそうなテーマを考えてきてください。