Kingfisher

English Writing (Class a)

Last Class

Week 15 (1/25)

Today we will:

  • Read and comment on journals and one essay
  • Play a World Changers quiz game (submit answers)

N.B. The absolute final deadline for all late submissions is 23:59 on February 1st.

World Changers

Week 13 (1/11)

Today we will:

For the last class (1/25): Write Entry 13 ("Looking back on my first year at university") in your journal

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Week 12 (12/21)

Today we will:

  • Read and comment on journals and World Changer drafts
  • Do some fun Christmas activities
  • Write a silly Christmas story

For next time:

  • I will check your drafts. After you get comments from me, please rewrite.
  • Write in your journal about the winter vacation (Entry 12).

Week 11 (12/14)

Today we will:

For next time:

  • Write the first draft of your World Changers essay. Please finish writing BEFORE the next class. We will check them together in class next week.
  • Write in your journal: "Entry 11: Things I'm Good At/Not Good At"

Week 10 (12/07)

Today we will:

For next time:

  • Write "Entry 10: fashion" in your journal.

Country Comparison

Week 9 (11/30)

Today we will:

  • Read and comment on 1) journals and 2) country comparison compositions
  • Play a writing/reading quiz game about countries of the world (submit answers)

For next time:

  • Write "Entry 9: English and Me" in your journal.

Week 8 (11/16)

Today we will:

  • Read and comment on journals
  • Share your country comparison drafts in small groups and try to find ways to improve them

For next time:

  • Write "Entry 8: Sports" in your journal
  1. After you get comments from me, rewrite your country comparison

Week 7 (11/9)

Today we will:

  • Read and comment on journals
  • Continue with last week's worksheet (shared folder)
  • Read an example and then start planning your composition (worksheet)

For next week:

  1. Write the first draft of your composition!!!
  2. Write Entry 7 in your journal about music.

Week 6 (10/26)

Today we will:

  • Read and comment on journals
  • Start thinking about and comparing different countries (worksheetshared folder)

For next week:

  1. Write Entry 6 about animals in your journal

Movie Review

Week 5(10/19)

Today we will:

  • Read and comment on journals and movie reviews
  • Do a group composition contest (shared folder)

For next week:

  1. Write Entry 5: "Something that I regret" OR "Something that I will never regret" in your journal

Week 4(10/12)

Today we will:

  • Read and comment on journals
  • Look at some movie review language and play a game about movies

For next week:

  1. Write "Entry 4: What I would do if I had a time machine" in your journal
  2. I will comment on your movie review tomorrow (Saturday). After you get my comments, please try rewriting your movie review.

Week 3(10/5)

Today we will:

  • Read and comment on journals
  • Share your movie review drafts in small groups and try to find ways to improve them

For next week:

  1. Write "Entry 3: My Bucket List" in your journal
  2. After you get comments from me, rewrite your movie review

Week 2(9/28)

Today we will:

For next week:

  1. Write your movie review (400+ words).
  2. Write "Entry 2: TV" in your journal.

Week 1(9/21)

Today we will:

For next week:

  1. In your journal, write “Entry 1: My Summer Break”. Write at least 100 words.
  2. Choose the movie that you want to write about.

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