Inside Writing Level 2 Unit: 1: Engineering
Content: Amazing Bridges and How They Work
Text type for Writing Model Narrative
Writing Skills: 1. Telling a good story 2. Paragraph structure
Grammar: Past vs. present perfect
Writing Assignment: Write a narrative about a bridge or building.
Editing: Format (paper, paragraphs, spelling, presentation etc.)
1. Analyzing audience and purpose 2. Organizing ideas in order of importance
Write a company profile of real or invented company, including description
Punctuating clauses and compound sentences
Product reviews from blogs
1. Distinguishing facts and opinions 2. Writing a good hook
Adverbial clauses of time (including past simple and progressive): while, after, before, as soon as, when, until, etc. Adjectives and adverbs
Write a product review
Editing adjectives and adverbs
A fable and student response (interpretation)
Review of a fable
1. Supporting an argument with personal examples 2. Retelling a story
Adverbial clauses of contrast: Write a response paragraph even though, although, while (including appropriate amount of retelling of story)
Punctuation of quotations/direct speech
Newspaper weather story
Weather news story
1. Using correct register 2.
Quantifiers: a few, several, a great deal of, majority of, plenty of, etc.
Write a news story using weather data and incorporating quotes.
Writing numbers, decimals, and temperatures
The Japanese diet
1. Organizing information in categories 2.
It is adjective + infinitive
Analysis of studentsâ€™ own diet
Gerunds and infinitives
Student response to exam question, with diagram
Report with reference to graphic, including explanation, cause, and effect
1. Showing cause and effect 2. Explaining a process
Respond to a test question by explaining a process and using a diagram
Changing verb tenses
1. Using personal anecdotes for support 2.
Modals of necessity and possibility
Discussion board post, including an anecdote
Personal essay written by a journalist about career
1. Choosing relevant details 2.
Adjectives, comparatives, and superlatives
Write a personal essay about a career choice
Choosing action verbs, concrete nouns, and vivid adjectives
Background information about a medical issue
Patient information leaflet
1. Extended definition 2.
Write patient information leaflet or document
Sentence structure (transitive, intransitive, ditransitive verbs)