Different college professors will have different demands for each of their assignments, however, there are some key fundaments to remember. First - Identify your Purpose (P) What is your purpose in this essay? That is, what are you trying to do? Is it an argumentative essay, informative, compare and contrast, narrative, journalistic, historical analysis, heck, even Math word problems [...]Second - Know your Audience (A) Who will be reading this academic writing of yours? You classmates, your speech coach, your English Prof. who tells you to have a hook, or the English Prof. who wants you to use a thesis driven approach [...]Third - Remember your Sources (S) Most academic work today requires some kind of outside research; primary and secondary sources make an essay stronger and show you've considered multiple points of view in your writing [...]Lastly - Remember your Self (S) in this essay. You need to be a part of the essay, no matter the format. Where are you in the essay?
In this activity, students will have the opportunity to work in pairs to practice grammar on expressing purpose and obligations. Students will learn more about expressing goals and purposes. Students will also learn more about grammar.