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Developing writing skills: a news report
This lesson takes a process approach to developing writing skills. It is staged so that students are guided through the processes of collecting information and deciding how they will structure it within the text before they begin to write.
Students are guided through the process of drafting, editing and redrafting the text to produce a final copy.
There are also a number of suggested follow ups.
Pre-Intermediate and above
- To develop students' abilities to organise information and construct it into a text
- To develop students' abilities to revise, redraft and improve their writing
- To develop students' abilities to construct questions
Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure.
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Worksheets: worksheets which can be printed out for use in class. The worksheet contains:
- Editor's checklist
- Report stencil for final copy
Download worksheets 66k pdf
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