Change Over Time 2 (Continued)

Writing Task 2 (Change over Time).

Essay Outline

Introduction:

Sentence 1: General information
Sentence 2: Paraphrase Topic
Thesis statement: This essay will outline the changes in _____and highlight the causes for these changes.

 Body 1: Describe the changes

Topic sentence: Many changes have taken place in _________.

 

 

Change 1:

·       First, …..

·       Explain

·       Example (For example ….)

 

Change 2:

·       A second change is that …..

·       Explain

·       Example (For instance ….)

 Body 2: Causes of the changes

 

Topic sentence: There are various/several reasons why ________ has / have changed.

 

 

Cause 1

·       The main reason is that …..

·       Explain

·       Example

 

Cause 2

·       Another important reason for….. is that …

·       Explain

·       Example 

Conclusion:

Summary:

 

To sum up, …. (summarize the changes)

Future: I believe that these changes will (not) continue in the future because ……

Today’s Task: 

Use the structure above to write a change over time essay. Use the your mind maps that you created on Thursday during class to give you ideas. Once you have completed your essay use the check list to review through your completed tasks then get your friend to review through your essay to make sure that you have written the best essay. The link to download the material is below

Change over Time (Practice essay)

Independent Writing Practice 

Once you have completed the first writing task try the second independent exercise. This time you will be writing about how technology has affected language over the past 10 years. Use the mind map to plan out your ideas. Once you have the completed your plan use the structure for “change over time to write a suitable response. After completing your response review through the check list

Change over tiime (independent)

Change over Time Essay

Students, 

Today we will be learning a new type of essay called a change over time essay…… 

A “change over time essay” consists of the following structure:

Introduction:

Which is made up of three sentences

  1. General statement about the topic
  2. What is your opinion about the topic (Do you think there has been any changes)
  3. Thesis Statement (what is your essay going to do)

Body Paragraph 1: 

One reason why/why not this change has taken place

3/2 examples why this change has taken place

Body Paragraph 2: 

  • Second reason why/why not this change has taken place 
  • 3/2 examples why this change has taken place 

Conclusion 

  • Concluding statement 
  • Re-state the opinion you gave in the introduction 
  • Summarise reasons mentioned in the body 

Today’s Task: 

Use the structure above to write a change over time essay. Use the your mind maps that you created on Thursday during class to give you ideas. Once you have completed your essay use the check list to review through your completed tasks then get your friend to review through your essay to make sure that you have written the best essay. The link to download the material is below

Change over Time (Practice essay)

Independent Writing Practice 

Once you have completed the first writing task try the second independent exercise. This time you will be writing about how technology has affected language over the past 10 years. Use the mind map to plan out your ideas. Once you have the completed your plan use the structure for “change over time to write a suitable response. After completing your response review through the check list

Change over tiime (independent)