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Independent writing for TOEFL iBT (day1)


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I used this slides when I taught my students how to write for Independent Writing TOEFL iBT. Though in the real test, we work alone but in this lesson I used process approach. This is part 1 out of 2 materials. Hope you find it useful!

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Independent writing for TOEFL iBT (day1)

  1. 1. TOEFL iBTIndependentWriting Agree or DisagreePreferenceDescription/ExplanationIf/ImaginaryCompare & Contrast
  2. 2. Crispy opening paragraph(with a thesis sentence)Juicy detail paragraphs(2-3 is enough)Filling conclusion paragraph(restating your thesis statement)
  3. 3. Let’s examine this!Thesis statementParagraphsdetailing thesisstatementClosing paragraphExample score 4 of TOEFL iBT
  4. 4. Writing cycle ideaoutlinedraftingrevisingeditingrewriting
  5. 5. Line of Voices
  6. 6. Do you agree or disagree that…• K-pop wave only destroys traditional cultures of Indonesia• People should sometimes do things that they do not enjoy doing• Becoming a last child in a family is a fortune• Borrowing money from a friend can harm or damage the friendship• Modern technology is creating a single world culture• The most important aspect of a job is the money a person earns• Classmates are a more important influence than parents on a child’ssuccess in school• Adults should not watch children movies or play children toys
  7. 7. Do you agree or disagree with followingsentence?Use specific reasons and examples to support your answerAdults should not watch children moviesor play children toys
  8. 8. OutliningOpening paragraph>> thesis statementDetail paragraph 1>> topic sentence>> supporting detailsDetail paragraph 2>> topic sentence>> supporting detailsDetail paragraph 3>> topic sentence>> supporting detailsClosing paragraph>> conclusion>> rephrasing the thesis statement
  9. 9. Let’s make a draft in…
  10. 10. Save your writing for one day and thenre-read it!You’ll find something you want tomodify…