GREEN PROGRAM

Essay Writing Class - Level Ⅱ (에세이 작성하기)

Target Group

Grades 7-8

Prerequisites

Level Ⅰ or equivalant

Length

3 months

Lesson Time

45 mins/lesson 

 Meets twice a week  

Class Size

3-5 Students

Mode

Distance Learning

Class Title: Essay Writing Class – Level II (5-Paragraph Essay)


Objectives: Understand the fundamental components of a 5-paragraph essay, learn how to independently produce it from scratch, and gain research and referencing (Chicago) skills


Learning Outcomes: 

                    ✓ Apply knowledge learned from Level I to create a micro outline. 

                    ✓ Understand the purpose and structure of the introduction section. 

                    ✓ Understand the purpose and structure of the body section. 

                    ✓ Understand the purpose and structure of the conclusion section. 

                    ✓ Understand and utilize Chicago referencing. 

                    ✓ Apply knowledge to develop a 500-700 word 5-paragraph essay.


Class Timeline: ✓ 45 mins. per lesson (15 mins. for instruction, 25 mins. for in-class writing, 5 mins. for discussion & questions) 

                           ✓ Have lessons twice per week


Lesson Overview:                       

Detailed Lesson Plan: 


5-Paragraph Essay: 3 months 


Week 1a: 5-paragraph essay (500-700 words) – What is it? 

Week 1b: Topic selection and outline production #1 (Chicago ref) 

Week 2a: Outline production #2 

Week 2b: Outline review and polishing 

Week 3a: Introduction #1 – Develop your introductory paragraph 

Week 3b: Introduction #2 – Review and feedback 

Week 4a: Introduction #3 – Polish your introductory paragraph 

Week 4b: Body #1 – Develop your 1st body paragraph 

Week 5a: Body #2 – Review and feedback 

Week 5b: Body #3 – Polish your 1st body paragraph 

Week 6a: Body #4 – Develop your 2nd body paragraph 

Week 6b: Body #5 – Review and feedback 

Week 7a: Body #6 – Polish your 2nd body paragraph 

Week 7b: Body #7 – Develop your 3rd body paragraph 

Week 8a: Body #8 – Review and feedback 

Week 8b: Body #9 – Polish your 3rd body paragraph 

Week 9a: Conclusion #1 – Develop your concluding paragraph 

Week 9b: Conclusion #2 – Review and feedback 

Week 10a: Conclusion #3 – Polish your concluding paragraph 

Week 10b: 5-paragraph essay #1 – Review and feedback 

Week 11a: 5-paragraph essay #2 – Polish your essay 

Week 11b: Peer review 

Week 12a: Capstone project - Create your own 5-paragraph essay (with an outline) from scratch 

Week 12b: Evaluation and feedback  

By the end of the class, students are able to independently produce the following (Example is provide below):

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