Essay writing,introduction part.
To provide process writing practice of a essay in the context of introduction
To provide product writing practice of a essay
Procedure (43-65 minutes)
ask students to talk about last session's topic and receiving feedback. check the ss homework. ask some ss to read their answers. Ask other SS to listen and give their opinion about their class mates' homework. check all the assignments and try to cover all mistakes using decent examples.
Ask SS to tell their ideas about various kinds of writing. Name different types of essay. Giving decent examples for different types of essay. Giving some handouts in order to clarify some useful hints. Giving clear expressions of writing thesis statement for each type of essay. Ask SS to work in a group and write some examples. Check some mistakes.
Give SS a specific topic ask SS to work in pairs and brainstorm it. Ask SS to write some general sentences in pairs about the topic. Check SS's answer. Give SS other topics to write a whole paragraph by themselves. Ask SS to read their answers and check them.
introduce a specific topic to SS Ask SS to write their thesis statement about the topic together with reasons. give some hand outs with examples on them. Ask SS to read the examples and know the structure. give a brief explanation if needed.
Give SS a specific topic Ask SS to write a whole introduction paragraph including general points, thesis statement, reasons as their assignments. Answer to questions if needed at the end of class.