Student can improve on two valuable skills to dress up their style of academic writing with this resource!
-Formal Vocabulary: How to dress up verbs, adjectives and adverbs by using more sophisticated synonyms.
-Transitional Words: Phrases or words that can be used in academic writing to add cohesiveness.
-4 Slide Presentation (Formal written English is compared to a Formal Dinner.)
-3 handouts (Review, Transition Words, Formal Vocabulary)
-3 Worksheets (Review, Correcting Informal to Formal, Activity Menu)
The unit is intended to be taught over a 3 day span but can be altered based on students' level. A lot of the activities included in this resource can also be used as bell ringers, homework, writing centers, small group work or even tutoring.
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