ESL level: CEFR A2-B1
Type: story reconstruction (3 pages in pdf format)
Target language: connectors (and, so, but, because, then, that), omitting repetitions and punctuation.
Description of activities: Students work in pairs or small groups. They get a set of cards. They need to reconstruct at least one story using the cards (there are more stories hidden). Then, they need to improve on their stories by eliminating repeated parts (e.g. replacing nouns with personal pronouns) and finally, they need to decide about the punctuation.
In the final feedback session, as them to read their stories to the class.
For the writing task, you can print page 3 for each group or ask your students to write the stories into their notebooks.
Time: 30 min
Font: Luminari, Garamond