OSSLT Opinion Piece – Selected Questions From Previous Years

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Image by rodaniel (CC BY-SA 2.0) As one of only two long writing tasks on the OSSLT, the opinion piece (series of three or more paragraphs expressing an opinion) is key for students to master if they are going to Continue reading OSSLT Opinion Piece – Selected Questions From Previous Years

Answering OSSLT Short Writing Tasks, Part 1

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Image by churl (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Each of the six short response questions listed in this post requires a slightly different approach, but all answers should be written in a well-structured paragraph that includes a topic sentence, main idea, supporting details Continue reading Answering OSSLT Short Writing Tasks, Part 1

The News Report – Is it becoming extinct? Answers to February 1 post

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Image by Francesco Rollandin The first article, Our new universal sport: the Smartphone Olympics is an opinion piece. It uses the first person (I) voice, and it is not about an event. Instead, it offers the reader something to think about. Continue reading The News Report – Is it becoming extinct? Answers to February 1 post