L5 Reading/Writing

duration: 4 weeks
price: free
Academic English

About this Course

This course focuses on basic English reading and writing skills for intermediate English learners. Topics covered include paraphrasing, written argument, and academic writing skills.

For the course syllabus, student forms, and policies, please refer to Student Resources on the TLC website.

Course Objectives:

• 5.RW.1 Identify the meaning of words using context clues.

• 5.RW.2 Identify and produce counterarguments and refutations in simple essays.

• 5.RW.3 Identify strong and weak arguments.

• 5.RW.4 Produce paraphrases of short passages using basic citation.

• 5.RW.5 Produce a 5-paragraph opinion essay with a logical counterargument and refutation, a variety of compound and complex sentences, and transition words. 

Learning modules

  • Week One
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Opinions: Pros/Cons

    • Opinion Writing: Format/Parts 1st Draft

    • Museum Visit: Reflection Writing

    • Opinion Writing: Final Draft with revisions

  • Week Two
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Opinion Essay Introducton: Brainstorming/Outlining

    • Opinion Essay: 1st Draft

    • Opinion Essay: Final Draft with Revisions

    • Reading: Context Vocab/Comprehension

    • Context Clue Slide Share/Activity

    • Context Clues/Paired Work

    • Reading: Comprehension The Panama Canal

  • Week Three
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Argumentative Essay Organization

    • Practice Argumentative Essay

    • Brainstorming/Outlining Argumentative Essay

    • Reading Exam: Context/Paraphrasing

    • First Draft Argumentative Essay

  • Week Four
    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Attendance

    • Paraphrasing Practice

    • Study Guide

    • Final Draft Opinion Essay

    • Writing: Counter Argument/Refutation Practice

    • L5 LFE

About the Instructor

26 courses

143 students


Anne Sadberry



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