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US30508 - EAP L3 - Write a Short, Crafted Text

US30508 - EAP L3 - Write a Short, Crafted Text


See a flipbook of this resource here.


This is a complete workbook designed to scaffold students through Unit Standard 30508 Write a short, crafted text for a specified audience in English for an academic purpose – version 1.  This standard is one of NZQA’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP) suite.  It follows the theme of Covid-19.


Included in this resource:

  • A complete student workbook in Microsoft PowerPoint (resized as an A4 document)
  • A Google sheet for students to record their sources and collate the information they found from these.  It is designed especially to help them structure their writing later on.  A link to this spreadsheet is provided within the student work booklet as well as on a separate document for the teacher.


The student workbook includes:

  • A coversheet for the assessment task.
  • A hyperlinked table of contents.
  • Clearly unpacked achievement criteria.
  • Checkpoints to help students manage their time.
  • Activities to help students learn about important skills such as formatting, drawing conclusions and citing sources (among other things)
  • A section on the mechanics of writing.
  • The research question that students must answer/discuss.
  • A link to the Google Sheet that has been specifically set up to help them log sources and collate information (making structuring their writing easier later on)
  • Links to appropriate sources of information.
  • A checklist to help students ensure they are meeting the criteria in their writing
  • Hyperlinks to help navigate the document (including a 'home' button on every page to take students to the table of contents). 


You can:

  • Edit / Tweak this digital resource to suit your / your students' needs
  • Share with students digitally so that they can work on it online (until they get to the actual assessment).  Note, it will easily upload to your Google Drive to convert to Google Slides (as an A4 sized document).
  • Print as hard copy work booklets
  • Save it as a PDF
  • Sharing/Copying this Resource

    Feel free to share this with teachers and as many students as you like within your department.  Do NOT share it with yer mates down the road!  That's fair eh?!  Thanks for supporting this.  :)

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