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English 10
Writing an Essay
February 9, 2005

Thinking on Paper:

Take 10 minutes to write down your favourite and least favourite parts of each of our three classes on poetry (The Poem, “Freedom”; The Poem, “The End and the Beginning”; and “Bearhug” Sound and Structure).

Some areas you may wish to comment on: discussions, lecture, writing assignments etc.

Group Work:

Work together to explain and share your comments. Where do group members agree and disagree?

Reviewing Essay Structure (Whole Class)

What are the important elements of a standard essay? We will list and discuss these elements to be sure everyone knows the requirements.

Writing Assignment (Due on Wednesday, February 23, 2005)
REMINDER: The test on Unit One Vocabulary for Language Exercises Level H will be on Wednesday, February 16.

Using your notes from today’s class write an essay about what you have enjoyed (and not enjoyed) about each of our three classes on poetry.

q       Each body paragraph should be from 75 to 100 words. Each paragraph will discuss one of our topics in the poetry study.

q       Write a short introduction and conclusion of about 35 to 50 words. Total essay length will be approximately 300 to 400 words.

q       Hand in your original and revised copy in class.


Index of Winter 2005 Lessons

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Index of Spring 2004 Lessons

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