Writing Strategies A Student-Centered Approach Second, Revised Editions
By David Kehe and Peggy Dustin Kehe
Book One: High Intermediate ••• Book Two: Advanced Text
In the first section of each book five essay types are covered. Th essay sections are followed by sections with fluency writing assignments and grammar exercises that are coordinated with the essay units.
Writing Strategies, Book Two:
Pre-college and College: Advanced
These two texts are jam-packed with writing activities for a student-centered writing courses. Simply put, students learn to write by writing, and these books by David and Peggy Kehe keep the students focused on improving their writing from the first to the last minute of the class hour.
There are five essay types in each book, See the box chart above.
In pairs and triads, the students exchange information on a contemporary topic. They finish the activity by summarizing in writing what they have talked about.
In this section, the students review those pesky grammar problems that always show up in the process of putting thoughts into grammatically accurate sentences. Some of the activities are done individually, others as group work.
By the way, here at the American English Institute at the University of Oregon, we are using your "Writing Strategies: Book Two" for our level 5 students. For the first time in ages, we are starting to get much better essays! Thanks for the effort that you and Peggy put into the book.
American English Institute
University of Oregon
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