• Living Asia: Write Asia

  • Welcome to Write Asia

  • The Writing Workshop

  • Writing is Commmunicating

    The communnication cycle: Sender > Message > Receiver > Feedback > Receiver / Sender
    Factors affecting communication.
    Status / role, cultural difference, choice of channels, use of language, disabilities, receiver known / unknown, personalities, atmosphere, noise, distracctions, clarity of message, feedback or lack of it.

  • Class 1: How to Write sentences

  • Class 2: How to Write Paragraphs

  • Class 3: How to Describe Things

  • Class 4: How to Describe People

  • Class 5: How to Describe Processes

  • Class 6: How to Describe Ideas and Concepts

  • Tell your story

    Don’t fear long sentence
    Establish a pattern then give it a twist
    Edit: Cut Big then Cut Small

  • Tell Them What You Think in Essays

    Process:
    a. Pre-writing:
    type of message: explain, argue, discuss
    key concepts,
    support
    b. Draft: Sentence - Paragraph
    Researched material
    Sequence - for impact
    c. Edit
    d. Re-draft

  • Components

    • Writing
    • Sharing
    • Mini-lessons
    • Reading aloud to students
    • Students reading aloud their writings
    • Other writing-reading complementary activities
  • What is write Asia

    Write Asia is part of Living Asia.

  • What is the problem that we have

    English is a problem for some of our students, especially the speaking and the writing parts.
    Some say that this because English does not convey their lives. We don’t believe this is true.

  • How do we plan to solve this problem?

    Living Asia has many parts. We plan to build it as we progress.
    This is part is on writing our messages in English.
    Living Asia also has course that handle Arts and Music.
    Our content is based on Malaysia for not because we are Malaysians.

  • What is this class?

    This class is about writing. We progress from the easiest parts to harder parts.

  • Writing process

    Plan
    Write
    Edit

  • Purpose

    To allow students to create a writing piece or pieces

  • Product

    To write essays on self-selected or assigned topics.

  • Strategies

    1. Tap prior knowledge and experiences
    2. Organise ideas
    3. Visualize
    4. Summarise
    5. Make connections
    6. Revise meaning
    7. Monitor
    8. Play with language
    9. Generalize
    10. Evaluate
  • Literature components to include

    1. Plot
    2. Point of view
    3. Character
    4. Setting
    5. Symbols
    6. Irony
    7. Theme
  • Writing don’t

    1. Verbosity
    2. Bad sentence structure
    3. Information overload
    4. Confusing language
  • Start Writing

    1. Begin with the simplest sentence: subject + Verb
    2. Give emphasis to the more important words
    3. Use your VERBS
    4. ADVERBS are expensive
    5. Take it easy on V-ing
    6. Punctuation help
  • What we need to write sentences

  • Class 3A: Writing About People

  • Class 3B: Writing About Things and Places

  • Class 3C: Writing About Events

  • The Subject

  • The Verb / Action / Connection

  • The Place

{"cards":[{"_id":"70381020b400a70c0e000139","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8641429,"position":1,"parentId":null,"content":"# Living Asia: Write Asia\n"},{"_id":"7054717ae7f86ba8b0000068","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657079,"position":0.5,"parentId":"70381020b400a70c0e000139","content":"## Welcome to Write Asia\n"},{"_id":"70548084e7f86ba8b0000069","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657086,"position":1,"parentId":"7054717ae7f86ba8b0000068","content":"### What is write Asia\n**Write Asia** is part of ***Living Asia***. "},{"_id":"705480e8e7f86ba8b000006a","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657134,"position":2,"parentId":"7054717ae7f86ba8b0000068","content":"### What is the problem that we have\nEnglish is a problem for some of our students, especially the speaking and the writing parts. \nSome say that this because English does not convey their lives. We don't believe this is true. "},{"_id":"705481a2e7f86ba8b000006b","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657160,"position":3,"parentId":"7054717ae7f86ba8b0000068","content":"### How do we plan to solve this problem?\n**Living Asia** has many parts. We plan to build it as we progress. \nThis is part is on writing our messages in English. \n**Living Asia** also has course that handle Arts and Music. \nOur content is based on Malaysia for not because we are Malaysians. "},{"_id":"705482b9e7f86ba8b000006c","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657175,"position":4,"parentId":"7054717ae7f86ba8b0000068","content":"### What is this class? \nThis class is about writing. We progress from the easiest parts to harder parts. "},{"_id":"70381125b400a70c0e00013a","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8641430,"position":1,"parentId":"70381020b400a70c0e000139","content":"## The Writing Workshop"},{"_id":"7039b33fb400a70c0e000145","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657247,"position":0.5,"parentId":"70381125b400a70c0e00013a","content":"### Writing process\nPlan\nWrite\nEdit"},{"_id":"703813bdb400a70c0e00013c","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8641432,"position":2,"parentId":"70381125b400a70c0e00013a","content":"### Purpose\nTo allow students to create a writing piece or pieces\n"},{"_id":"703814fab400a70c0e00013d","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8641433,"position":3,"parentId":"70381125b400a70c0e00013a","content":"### Product\nTo write essays on self-selected or assigned topics. "},{"_id":"70381b26b400a70c0e00013e","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8641436,"position":4,"parentId":"70381125b400a70c0e00013a","content":"### Strategies\n1. Tap prior knowledge and experiences\n2. Organise ideas\n3. Visualize\n4. Summarise\n5. Make connections\n6. Revise meaning\n7. Monitor\n8. Play with language\n9. Generalize\n10. Evaluate\n"},{"_id":"70382fc4b400a70c0e00013f","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8641440,"position":5,"parentId":"70381125b400a70c0e00013a","content":"### Literature components to include\n1. Plot\n2. Point of view\n3. Character\n4. Setting\n5. Symbols\n6. Irony\n7. Theme"},{"_id":"70398da1b400a70c0e000144","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8641728,"position":2.5,"parentId":"70381020b400a70c0e000139","content":"## Writing is Commmunicating\nThe communnication cycle: Sender > Message > Receiver > Feedback > Receiver / Sender\nFactors affecting communication. \nStatus / role, cultural difference, choice of channels, use of language, disabilities, receiver known / unknown, personalities, atmosphere, noise, distracctions, clarity of message, feedback or lack of it. "},{"_id":"703a0c98b400a70c0e000146","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8641978,"position":2,"parentId":"70398da1b400a70c0e000144","content":"### Writing don't \n1. Verbosity\n2. Bad sentence structure\n3. Information overload\n4. Confusing language"},{"_id":"703a1ccbb400a70c0e000148","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657225,"position":2.75,"parentId":"70381020b400a70c0e000139","content":"## Class 1: How to Write sentences"},{"_id":"70383720b400a70c0e000142","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657238,"position":1,"parentId":"703a1ccbb400a70c0e000148","content":"## Start Writing\n1. Begin with the simplest sentence: subject + Verb\n2. Give emphasis to the more important words\n3. Use your VERBS\n4. ADVERBS are expensive\n5. Take it easy on V-ing\n6. Punctuation help\n"},{"_id":"70ba718a66caf37495000051","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8719160,"position":2,"parentId":"703a1ccbb400a70c0e000148","content":"### What we need to write sentences"},{"_id":"70ba723666caf37495000052","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8719166,"position":1,"parentId":"70ba718a66caf37495000051","content":"#### The Subject"},{"_id":"70ba732666caf37495000053","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8719167,"position":2,"parentId":"70ba718a66caf37495000051","content":"#### The Verb / Action / Connection"},{"_id":"70ba742066caf37495000054","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8719169,"position":3,"parentId":"70ba718a66caf37495000051","content":"#### The Place"},{"_id":"703a1d6db400a70c0e000149","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657224,"position":2.875,"parentId":"70381020b400a70c0e000139","content":"## Class 2: How to Write Paragraphs"},{"_id":"703a1dfeb400a70c0e00014a","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657223,"position":2.9375,"parentId":"70381020b400a70c0e000139","content":"## Class 3: How to Describe Things"},{"_id":"7054eb3de7f86ba8b000006e","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657227,"position":1,"parentId":"703a1dfeb400a70c0e00014a","content":"## Class 3A: Writing About People"},{"_id":"7054ec0fe7f86ba8b000006f","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657228,"position":2,"parentId":"703a1dfeb400a70c0e00014a","content":"## Class 3B: Writing About Things and Places"},{"_id":"7054ecc8e7f86ba8b0000070","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657229,"position":3,"parentId":"703a1dfeb400a70c0e00014a","content":"## Class 3C: Writing About Events"},{"_id":"703a201cb400a70c0e00014c","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657222,"position":2.953125,"parentId":"70381020b400a70c0e000139","content":"## Class 4: How to Describe People"},{"_id":"703a1edeb400a70c0e00014b","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657221,"position":2.96875,"parentId":"70381020b400a70c0e000139","content":"## Class 5: How to Describe Processes"},{"_id":"703a20a3b400a70c0e00014d","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657226,"position":2.984375,"parentId":"70381020b400a70c0e000139","content":"## Class 6: How to Describe Ideas and Concepts"},{"_id":"70384019b400a70c0e000143","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8641452,"position":3,"parentId":"70381020b400a70c0e000139","content":"## Tell your story\nDon't fear long sentence \nEstablish a pattern then give it a twist\nEdit: Cut Big then Cut Small"},{"_id":"703a1142b400a70c0e000147","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8641993,"position":4,"parentId":"70381020b400a70c0e000139","content":"## Tell Them What You Think in Essays\nProcess:\na. Pre-writing: \n type of message: explain, argue, discuss \n key concepts, \n support\nb. Draft: Sentence - Paragraph\n Researched material\n Sequence - for impact\nc. Edit\nd. Re-draft"},{"_id":"703811ebb400a70c0e00013b","treeId":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","seq":8657248,"position":5,"parentId":"70381020b400a70c0e000139","content":"### Components\n- Writing\n- Sharing\n- Mini-lessons\n- Reading aloud to students\n- Students reading aloud their writings\n- Other writing-reading complementary activities"}],"tree":{"_id":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136","name":"Living Asia: Write Asia","publicUrl":"70380f35b400a70c0e000136"}}