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  • 1. Writing 2 IECP Fall 2012Nikki Mattson
  • 2. AgendaDescriptive writing activityPeer editing – descriptive writingEditing sentences – run ons and commasplicesTOEFL Writing Prompts
  • 3. Descriptive Writing ActivityDraw a picture of the description thatyou hear.
  • 4. Peer EditingComplete the checklist about yourpartner’s paragraph.Give your partner suggestions abouthow to improve his/her paper.
  • 5. Editing
  • 6. Paragraph vs. Essay (pg. 147)Paragraph Essay Topic Sentence Introduction Supporting Point 1 Thesis Examples Paragraph 1 (Topic Sentence) Supporting Point 2 Paragraph 2 (Topic Sentence) Examples Paragraph 3 (Topic Sentence) Supporting Point 3 Conclusion Examples Concluding Sentence
  • 7. TOEFL PrewritingTopic Sentence3 Supporting SentencesExample:Thesis Statement: I believe that most people attend college in orderto gain a better job, expand their knowledge, and to meet societysexpectations.Topic Sentence: The first reason that people attend college is to get abetter job than what a high school education affords.Topic Sentence: Individuals also attend college in order to broadentheir worldview.Topic Sentence: Finally, people attend college because that is whatthey think they are supposed to do.
  • 8. TOEFL OutlinesChoose 3 TOEFL questions. Write athesis statement and 3 topic sentencesfor each question that you chose. (12sentences)
  • 9. HWType your TOEFL outlines + bring themto class next time.