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Storytelling Assignment for a Writing I Class


Socials Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bnleez  Leave comments via Podbean app. Add In the Classroom to your favorite podcatcher: RSS Feed Show Notes In this episode, I provide an excerpt of a class that is designed to assist English language learners - at an A2 level - to complete a story (one paragraph long) that is inspired by an image (painting or a picture) of a cabin in nature.  Content Objectives Build vocabulary related to nature: objects, animals, emotions, five senses, etc. Gain awareness of paragraph unity (staying on topic), coherence (organizational patterns), and cohesion (transitions) Gain awareness of sentence types: simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex Gain awareness of parts of speech, types of phrases, and types of clauses Gain awareness of comma usage: serial comma, compound sentence, complex sentence, sentence connectors, introductory phrases (five words or more), and appositives Language (Linguistic) Objectives Rheme and theme Transitions Comma usage Descriptive texts using adjectives and prepositional phrases Simple, compound, and complex sentences Pedagogical Notes --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/benjamin-l-stewart/message