Writing Strategies B I, II

This course will offer students an opportunity to develop their writing skills for the purpose of communication, employing the process writing approach and various writing activities.

By taking this course, students will be able to increase their writing fluency. In WS-B I, they will also learn the basic paragraph structure in English and will be able to write well-organized one-paragraph essays. In addition, they will learn the basic essay structure in English and will be able to write well-organized essays (consisting of more than one paragraph) in WS-B II.

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  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。
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  1. Announcements
  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 14:
      • Slack posts.
      • Unit 4 (descriptive) essay introduction paragraph @ Google Classroom. 第1パラグラフを完成させて提出してください。
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  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 07:
      • Slack posts.
      • Brainstorm on the following topic and write the thesis statement of your descriptive essay:
        • My room/house
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  1. Announcements
  2. Warm-up writing exercise @ Slack
  3. Unit 4: Descriptive essays: Moving from paragraph to essay
    • Reviewing paragraph basics
      • Descriptive paragraphs and essays
      • First paragraph: the hook and the thesis statement
  4. Announcements/Homework
    • By Monday, October 01:
      • Slack postings.
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  1. Announcements
  2. Course summary
  3. Final exam
  4. Announcements/Homework
    • ASAP
      • Writing 課題の未提出分
    • By Wednesday, July 31:
      • Continue Slack postings. 7月31日投稿分までを前期の成績に算入します。
    • Summer assignment:
      • 夏休みの課題として、Slack 投稿を続けてもらいます。8月1日以降の投稿は後期の成績に算入します。
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