Writing – Level V

Objective (General V) Skill Resource
Write clear and correctly punctuated sentences, including punctuating direct speech/quotations Writing (General V) http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/ClearConciseSentences.html
http://www.thepunctuationguide.com/top-ten.html
Construct cohesive and unified paragraphs and organize texts clearly Writing (General V) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm
http://home.ku.edu.tr/~doregan/Writing/Cohesion.html
www.umuc.edu/writingcenter/writingresources
Write multi-paragraph papers to express cause or effect, opinions, and arguments Writing (General V) grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar (Paragraph level & essay level)
http://www.ereadingworksheets.com/text-structure-worksheets/text-structure-practice-1.htm
Summarize the main ideas and purpose of a level-appropriate informational text accurately Writing (General V) www.csus.edu/englishta/ta/inclassactivities/summarizing.doc
Objective (EAP V) Skill Resource
Write an effective paragraph using a topic sentence, body development, and conclusion, using cohesive devices such as connectors, restatement, and referencing Writing (EAP V) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm
http://home.ku.edu.tr/~doregan/Writing/Cohesion.html
www.umuc.edu/writingcenter/writingresources
Use a writing process including topic selection and narrowing, gathering information, organizing and outlining, drafting, reviewing, and revising Writing (EAP V) www.umuc.edu/writingcenter/writingresources
http://unilearning.uow.edu.au/essay/2a.html
Write an effective essay using an introductory paragraph including a thesis statement, body paragraphs supporting the thesis, and a concluding paragraph Writing (EAP V) www.umuc.edu/writingcenter/writingresources
Write effectively using different patterns including cause/effect, compare/contrast, and summary Writing (EAP V) grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar (Paragraph level & essay level)
http://www.ereadingworksheets.com/text-structure-worksheets/text-structure-practice-1.htm
Write a synthesis essay, including parenthetical citations and bibliography Writing (EAP V) http://www.library.mun.ca/guides/howto/apa.php
Avoid plagiarism when summarizing or using external sources Writing (EAP V) http://www.library.mun.ca/guides/howto/apa.php
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/589/1/