AW1, July 3rd, 2020

Lesson Plan AW1 July 3rd, 2020 & Assignment #8

Lesson Goals

To

  • understand and agree to the proposed change to the AW1 syllabus: 3 essays -> 2 essays
  • review and understand the most common annotations used by the instructor in feedback to students.
  • clarify the form and purpose of the conclusion in an English academic essay:
    • read the textbook p.53 “Conclusion”
    • the conclusion summarises the thesis statement and the topic sentences in each body paragraph using the same or very similar words;
    • no new information is introduced in the conclusion
    • Textbook p. 44 Practice 1 question #7 – “For each sentence in the conclusion of the sample essay on p. 43-4, find the original sentence or sentences in the introduction that it mirrors.”
  • tell the instructor your preferred feedback method for future AW1 writing. Complete the form at: https://forms.gle/4Qp32bqmgpKFumEo7

Assignment #8: Essay2 Conclusion

Assignment Goals

To

  • show your understanding of the form and purpose of the conclusion in an English academic essay:
    • the conclusion summarises the thesis statement and the topic sentences in each body paragraph using the same or very similar words;
    • no new information in the conclusion
  • tell the instructor your preferred feedback method for future AW1 writing. Complete the form at https://forms.gle/zSSM7jHmR8uq6oTGA

Writing Topic

You should keep the same topic you chose for writing your outline. If you change topics, you will of course have to write a new outline AND the conclusion. 

Writing Requirements

  • Using what you learned in today’s class, write your conclusion paragraph.
  • Upload to Webdisk (or email it to your instructor) with the name “AW1 Essay2 Conclusion Name” (“Name = your family name only), by midnight Wednesday July 8th.

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