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    Wrting skills fall2011 session 28 sept Wrting skills fall2011 session 28 sept Presentation Transcript

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    • Write a paragraph of five sentences describing your strengths and weaknesses. Time 10 mins
    • Syllabus Breakup Till Midterm
    • Objectives of the week
      • QUiz
      • What is ‘Writing and plagiarism?
      • Identify topic sentence , supporting details and concluding sentence in a paragraph.
      • To compose a well structured and organised paragraph using topic sentence, supporting details and conclude it
      • Modes of essay
      • What is narrative essay
      • Completion of story/picture sequence story
    • Writing
      • "How do I know what I think until I see what I say?"
      • E.M. Forster
      • "If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that." Stephen King
      • "We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect." Anaïs Nin
    • What is writing?
      • It’s a skill, a process and an outcome .its a way to express ourselves in the simplest manner.
      • One needs to practice to excel this skill. Not every one is a born writer, one can acquire the skill through exposure and practice.
      • One needs to read a lot and have enough subject knowledge about the topic that one needs to write upon.
      • Reading is the input that leads to a skilled output i.e. writing.
    • Reading and writing skills
    • Reading – Input The more you read;
    • Writing- Output The better you can write!
    • Topic of the week ‘Paragraph writing’
      • Composition of paragraph
      • 1. Topic sentence/ Thesis statement/ main idea
      • 2. supporting ideas/ details
      • 3. concluding sentence
    • Structure of a paragraph
    • Paragraph as one unit Paragraph Topic sentence T.S. Supporting details S.D. Concluding statement C.S.
    • Bottom to top approach
      • Composition of letters = A word
      • Composition of words = A phrase
      • Composition of phrases = A clause
      • Composition of clause s = sentence
      • Composition of sentences = A paragraph
      • Composition of paragraphs = An essay
    • What is a Topic sentence ?
      • As the name itself reveals ,it explains about the topic of your paragraph.
      • A topic sentence has two purposes:
      • Firstly, it opens the paragraph revealing the main idea or streamline about it.
      • Secondly, it tells you what the paragraph is about.
      • It’s like the main idea or theme of the paragraph. If you are being asked to find the central idea of the paragraph in one sentence that will be the topic sentence.
    • Position of topic sentence in a paragraph
      • Your paragraph should be left indented/ left alignment.
      • Topic sentence doesn’t have a fixed place in the paragraph. You might end up assuming the first sentence of every paragraph to be the topic sentence, which might prove incorrect.
      • However, in news paper or magazine articles, the topic sentence is usually the first sentence in the paragraph.
    • Supporting details
      • Concluding statement
      These sentences add more detail and adds to the information about the particular topic explained in the topic sentence A sentence which sums up the main idea given in the topic sentence.
    • Activity 1-Instructions
      • Read the paragraph and identify;
      • Topic sentence (T.S)
      • Supporting details (S.D)
      • Concluding statement (C.S)
    • Reading- “Disability is not Inability ”
      • No one is perfect in this world except Allah Almighty. Individuals suffer from a certain degree of disability ranging from physical to emotional. People begin to feel impaired and unable to provide for themselves in one way or the other. These disabilities can be capitalized as foundations of success and happiness even if they tend to cage the afflicted individuals from living a normal life. Yet, there remains the thought that even if people are impaired by their disabilities , they can still be productive members of the society and lead a happy life.
    • Worksheet
      • Topic sentence
      • Topic
    • Activity 1 Example Paragraph ‘Reading for pleasure’
      • Curling up with a good book and reading for pleasure is less common now a days than it used to be. Increasingly, people are using electronic books on their home computers. There is endless choice and it saves on the expense of buying that new book you so want to read by your favourite author. This trend, though ,adds a whole new dimension to reading just a few chapters before you go to sleep, snuggled up under your duvet. Difficult with a computer!
    • Worksheet Instructions
      • A) Read the given supporting details and select the sentence that best introduces the paragraph.
      • B) Also suggest suitable topic and write it in the given spaces for each paragraph.
    • Activity 3 -jumbled up paragraph
      • Instructions
      • Read the jumbled up paragraph about ‘Video Games’
      • Identify the place of T.S. , S.Ds. 1,2,3,4 and C.S.
      • Rewrite and draft in into a properly organised and structured paragraph. Time 15 mins
    • Video Games
      • Classic games above all reflexes and hand and eye co ordination. In a world where many of the newer video games require a tremendous time commitment and deep problem solving abilities, the simpler and more straightforward games of yesterday can be incredibly refreshing. There is nothing quite like the thrill of playing a classic video game today. Easy to learn, play and ensuring more fun. they require practice rather than problem solving and free roaming exploration. The relative simplicity of these games make them more enjoyable for groups and families.
    • Organised para
      • There is nothing quite like the thrill of playing a classic video game
      • today. T.S.
      • 1. In a world where many of the newer video games require a tremendous time commitment and deep problem solving abilities, the simpler and more straightforward games of yesterday can be incredibly refreshing S.D
      • 2. The relative simplicity of these games make them more enjoyable for groups and families S.D
      • 3. They require practice rather than problem solving and free roaming exploration. S.D
      • Above all, Classic games reflexes hand and eye co ordination. S.D
      • Easy to learn, play and ensuring more fun for all ages. C.S
    • Organised and structured paragraph
      • There is nothing quite like the thrill of playing a classic video game today. In a world where many of the newer video games require a tremendous time commitment and deep problem solving abilities, the simpler and more straightforward games of yesterday can be incredibly refreshing. The relative simplicity of these games make them more enjoyable for groups and families. They require practice rather than problem solving and free roaming exploration. Above all, Classic games reflexes hand and eye co ordination.Easy to learn, play and ensuring more fun for all ages. C.S
    • Topics for paragraph
      • Brainstorm topic. Generate all ideas and jot them down on paper before you start writing your paragraph.
      • Mistakes
      • Mobile phones
      • Travel
      • My childhood memories
    • Home task Complete story writing task for nest week submission Carefully read the topics of narrative essay and modes of essay. Prepare for quiz.