Writing – Level VI

Objective (General VI) Skill Resource
Paraphrase the ideas of a writer while avoiding plagiarism Writing (General VI) https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/619/1/
Synthesize two or more appropriate level-appropriate sources in a cohesive essay Writing (General VI) https://www.temple.edu/writingctr/support-for-writers/documents/SynthesizingSources.pdf
Accurately summarize the ideas from a text including the main ideas and important details Writing (General VI) http://www.cws.illinois.edu/workshop/writers/tips/summary/
Compare and contrast using appropriate transitions, subordinating conjunctions, coordinating conjunctions, and prepositions Writing (General VI) http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/comparing-and-contrasting/
Express opinions using sound logic, appropriate grammar and advanced vocabulary Writing (General VI) https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/659/01/
Objective (EAP VI) Skill Resource
Use a writing process,  including topic selection and narrowing, gathering information, organizing and outlining, drafting, reviewing, and revising Writing (EAP VI) Practice your writing daily using a blog. Track your progress. You may keep your blog settings private so nobody else can see it. (See Nicole for help.)
Write effective college-level essays using an introduction with thesis statement, body paragraphs which support the thesis, and a conclusion with thesis restatement and summary Writing (EAP VI) grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ (paragraph level, essay & research paper level)
Write with varied sentence structure and length Writing (EAP VI) grammar.ccc.commnet/edu/grammar/clauses.htm
http://phras.in/ (Check your sentences based on search result frequency)
Write a college-level research paper (5-7 pages) in third person point-of-view, with an abstract and bibliography in APA format Writing (EAP VI) https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/658/01/
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language (rhetorical devices) such as analogy, simile and metaphor and use it appropriately Writing (EAP VI) http://www.superteachertools.com/jeopardy/usergames/Jan201003/18/game1263871251.php