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Welcome to Group 49 Sections 5-6

Extended English and Special Projects 

 

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  1. Week 10 Ramadan Kareem
    1. Thursday, June 8, 2017
      1. Period 2 EdPuzzle Under Pressure Part 4
    2. Wednesday, June 7, 2017
      1. All periods in ILC - Work on EdPuzzle Assignments
    3. Tuesday June 6, 2017
      1. Periods 1,2,4,5 Students have ample time to complete 3 10-min EdPuzzles they've been working on Weeks 9-10
    4. Monday June 5, 2017
      1. Period 2 LSS review of positive attitudes
      2. Period 1 EdPuzzle Under Pressure Part 2
    5. Sunday June 4, 2017
      1. Period 1 - Under Pressure parts 1 and 2
      2. Periods 3 and 5 - EdPuzzle Under Pressure part 2
  2. Week 9 
    1. Wednesday, May 31, 2017
      1. Periods 1 and 3 EdPuzzle
    2. Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    3. Monday May 29, 2017
    4. Sunday May 28, 2017
      1. Period 1 (of 5) EdPuzzle on In Flight Refueling
  3. Week 8 Games Challenge
    1. Thursday, May 25, 2017
      1. Wednesday, May 24, 2017 
      2. 200 words about your first challenge this week is due today
    2. Tuesday May 23, 2017 
    3. Monday May 22 Minecraft Challenge 1 for Week 8
    4. Games challenge projects
      1. Why Minecraft?
        1. Minecraft Challenge 1 -  The Tutorial World
        2. Minecraft Challenge 2 -  Explore the Tutorial World on the other side of the ravine
        3. Minecraft Challenge 3 - Creative
        4. Minecraft Challenge 4 - Survival
      2. Don't want to play Minecraft? Create your own challenge
    5. Procedure for Sunday May 21
  4. Week 7 
    1. Wednesday, May 17, 2017
      1. Period 3 with Mr. Kevin - EdPuzzle - Near mid-air collision
      2. Answers to Near mid-air collision
    2. Tuesday, May 16, 2017
      1. Periods 3, 4, 5 Complete reading and writing assignments for Week 7
    3. Monday, May 15, 2017
      1. Period 3 Reading and writing assignments made for the day
        1. Reading - Identify a book to read yesterday, please do that by period 3 this morning
        2. Writing - Write 200 words about the video you saw yesterday on EdPuzzle, 747 transport plane crash at Bagram air base
    4. Sunday May 14 2017
      1. Period 3 Listening - EdPuzzle video - Could shifting cargo have caused 747 crash
      2. Periods 4-5 Reading - Find a book in Oxford Bookworms or X-Reading.com
      3. Period 7 - SELECT A BOOK then Critical thinking with Minecraft
  5. Week 6
    1. Thursday, May 11, 2017
      1. Periods 3-4 with Mr. Patrick and Mr. Kevin
      2. Periods 5-6 with Mr. Vance
    2. Wednesday, May 10, 2017
      1. Periods 1-4 with Ms. Viviana, Mr. Patrick, Ms. Lina, and Mr. Kevin
      2. Periods 5-6 with Mr. Vance EdPuzzle and Writing
      3. Period 7 with Mr. Patrick
    3. Tuesday, May 9, 2017
      1. Period 3 with Mr. Vance Reading and Writing
      2. Periods 4-6 with Mr. Paul, Mr. Patrick and Mr. Kevin
      3. Period 7 with Mr. Vance
    1. Monday, May 8, 2017
  6. Week 5
    1. Thursday, May 4, 2017
      1. Section F ILC activities
    2. Wednesday, May 3, 2017
    3. Tuesday, May 2, 2017
      1. Periods 3, 5 and 6 - Find a book to read and write 100 original words about why you chose this book
    4. Monday May 1, 2017
      1. Period 1 - Tools needed - BLACK SPOT to Vancesclass, Google Docs, Edpuzzle 
        1. Put the BLACK SPOT on your iPad to http://vancesclass.pbworks.com
        2. Make sure you can get into Google Docs or Office 365
        3. Enroll in Edpuzzle.com and JOIN ivekpev
      2. Period 2 Complete the EdPuzzle exercise
      3. Period 3 Write your 100 words for today
      4. Periods 5-6 Find an Oxford Bookworm Reader or book in ILC that has an mReader quiz with it
        1. How to access Oxford Bookworm eBooks and find out if there is a quiz on mReader, 
        2. http://mreader.org 
        3. Your assignment, to be COMPLETED in Week 6 - Pass the quiz in mReader or write a book review
    5. Sunday Apr 30, 2017
      1. Periods 4-5 Set up Google accounts and Google Docs
      2. Periods 6-7 Set up mReader accounts and introduction to Oxford Bookworms 

 

Week 10 Ramadan Kareem

 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

 

Period 2 EdPuzzle Under Pressure Part 4

 

We played this in class for the benefit of the few students who wanted to follow along and answer questions on the EdPuzzle site

 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

 

All periods in ILC - Work on EdPuzzle Assignments

 

Part 4 of EdPuzzle Under Pressure is available

Students can access it  using class code

ivekpev

 

You should complete all available EdPuzzle assignments by Thursday, 2nd period

 

 

Tuesday June 6, 2017

 

Periods 1,2,4,5 Students have ample time to complete 3 10-min EdPuzzles they've been working on Weeks 9-10

 

During second period today we played the EdPuzzle for Part 3 and completed it as a class

One student followed along and completed his work in this way.

 

Monday June 5, 2017

 

Period 2 LSS review of positive attitudes

 

One of the students mentioned that they needed to know about positive attitudes in their LSS course so I found this PowerPoint for them, 

Developing_positive_mental_attitude (1).ppt

 

and the accompanying worksheet 

Follow the presentation on your iPad as you complete this worksheet

positive attitude worksheet.docx

 

 

Period 1 EdPuzzle Under Pressure Part 2

 

We went over Part 2 in class and the students who followed in class completed the material and got scores

 

Sunday June 4, 2017

 

Period 1 - Under Pressure parts 1 and 2

 

We watched the YouTube of Under Pressure parts 1 and 2 and discussed the vocabulary

 

Periods 3 and 5 - EdPuzzle Under Pressure part 2

 

Part 2 of EdPuzzle Under Pressure is available

Students can access it  using class code

ivekpev

 

You should complete it today

 

Week 9 

 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

 

Periods 1 and 3 EdPuzzle

 

Students should complete EdPuzzle part 1 today

 

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

 

Students have today to complete the two assignments from yesterday. 

These are

  • Watch the EdPuzzle video "Under Pressure" part 1
  • Share a document for writing practice

 

Either carry out the assignment from yesterday

or write on paper 100 words about Ramadhan 

 

Monday May 29, 2017

 

Today, tomorrow, and Wednesday we will watch an EdPuzzle video in three parts, this one:

Under Pressure Air Crash Investigation, https://youtu.be/mfNOqsxmuKs

 

Today, at some point during the 3 hours of class today, watch Part 1

It's called Under Pressure 

To access it use class code

ivekpev

 

Follow the procedure for Monday May 29

  • Create a Google Doc or Office 365 document at one of these URLs and share it with your teacher
  • Call your document 49 section 5-6 your name Flight 2120
  • Today, write just 100 words about what has gone wrong so far on Nigerian flight 2120

 

You can use your teachers notes for vocabulary needed to write your report

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1znJ5SUAtECx6BZvoe9Wxudmq3OrRE0Lv6MTxbHr-Eag/edit?usp=sharing 

 

 

Sunday May 28, 2017

 

Period 1 (of 5) EdPuzzle on In Flight Refueling

 

Please complete your EdPuzzle videos assigned last Thursday

 

 

Week 8 Games Challenge

 

Thursday, May 25, 2017

 

You teacher is writing questions in your shared document spaces to help you compose by answering these questions

Please look in your shared document for Week 8 to find your questions

Your document history will show how many times you visited your document this week

 

To help you get some points on the scoreboard for Week 8, Saif suggested I set up an EdPuzzle for you to do

It's called 10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Aerial Refueling, https://youtu.be/IMkWy4b7w-Y 

To access it use class code

ivekpev 

 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 

 

200 words about your first challenge this week is due today

 

Your work requires a screen shot. Here is how to make one

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/16r3Yx49bYaqeQEUjHwmoGndL__DLlWWtouCHrPJEI9E/edit?usp=sharing

 

 

Tuesday May 23, 2017 

Students were preparing for a Life Study Skills exam at period 6 and were not able to work on their projects.

The assignment has been reduced to one 200 word challenge for this week.

 

Monday May 22 Minecraft Challenge 1 for Week 8

 

Games challenge projects

Week 8 Games challenge projects.docx

 

You should do TWO of these challenges in the 17 hours of class time you have in the ILC this week

If you don't wish to play Minecraft you can write your own challenges

  • A challenge has a task, specific goals, and a writing outcome
  • Your challenge must be approved by your teacher by end of Sunday
  • This week, Week 8, you should complete your
    • first challenge by Monday <-- You have 7 hours of ILC class time to do this
    • second challenge by Thursday <-- You have 10 hours of ILC class time to do this

 

Why Minecraft?

 

Here are some articles written by your teacher and his colleagues

 

Your teacher Vance has issued each of you a Minecraft user license. 

 

 

Choose one of the Minecraft challenges below or propose your own Game Challenge

See how to get started using the ILC app Minecraft Education Edition here

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1D8NR1V-WsaZeEj7Ctn4Rc4pdpDdBxoclFhGm-66-xEo/edit?usp=sharing

 

See how to make a screen shot from any game on your computer

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/16r3Yx49bYaqeQEUjHwmoGndL__DLlWWtouCHrPJEI9E/edit?usp=sharing

 

Minecraft Challenge 1 -  The Tutorial World

 

Task:

  1. Create a NEW tutorial world so you'll start at the beginning
  2. Follow the instructions, and complete the tutorial
  3. Cross the deep ravine at the end of the tutorial by creating steps or tunneling upwards 

Goal: Arrive at the Tutorial World on the other side

Writing outcome

  1. Write a 200-word report on what you learned from doing the tutorial and how you crossed the ravine
  2. Make a screen shot of your avatar on the other side and include it in your report 

 

Minecraft Challenge 2 -  Explore the Tutorial World on the other side of the ravine

Task: By yourself or with others in class, explore the tutorial world on the other side of the ravine

Goal: Follow your own path to find out what is available on the other side.

  1. What do the signs there tell you?
  2. Where can you go and what do you find here? 

Writing outcome

  1. Write a 200-word report on what you found when exploring the world across the ravine
  2. Make at least one screen shot and include it in your report.
    1. Your screen shot must be different from anyone else's 
    2. Explain in your report why you took THIS picture 
  3. Each individual or team member writes a UNIQUE report 

 

Minecraft Challenge 3 - Creative

 

Task: By yourself or with others in class, create a new world in Minecraft in creative mode

Goal: Alone or in teams, use your imagination and creativity to build something in this world

Writing outcome

  1. Write a 200-word report describing what you built
  2. Make at least one screen shot and include it in your report.
    1. Your screen shot must be different from anyone else's 
    2. Explain in your report why you took THIS picture 
  3. Each individual or team member writes a UNIQUE report  

 

Minecraft Challenge 4 - Survival

 

Two soldiers have just parachuted into a distant land somewhere deep within a LAN server in the ILC.

Their task is build shelter to protect themselves from enemies that will certainly attack at night.

They'd better hurry, it's getting dark

 

Task: Your orders are to 

  1. enter Minecraft in survival mode, alone or as part of a team
  2. acquire resources, make tools, build shelter

Goal: Survive your first night

Writing outcome

  1. Write a 200-word report describing what you did to survive the night
  2. Make at least one screen shot and include it in your report.
    1. Your screen shot must be different from anyone else's 
    2. Explain in your report why you took THIS picture 
  3. Each individual or team member writes a UNIQUE report  

 

Don't want to play Minecraft? Create your own challenge

 

Alternatively, you may play any game BUT you must propose a challenge in a Google or Office 365 document and have it approved by Vance 

 

Follow the procedure for TODAY Sunday May 21

  • Create a Google Doc or Office 365 document at one of these URLs and share it with your teacher
  • Call your document 49 section 5-6 your name Challenge 1
  • Create your proposal by the end of Sunday May 21. You can write your own TASK and GOAL

 

Writing outcome - Write a 200 word report on how you performed the task and accomplished the goal   

  • Make at least one screen shot and include it in your report.
    1. Your screen shot must be different from anyone else's 
    2. Explain in your report why you took THIS picture 
  • Each individual or team member writes a UNIQUE report 

 

Your first challenge is due Monday May 22 (in 7 class periods available for this)

Your second challenge is due Thursday May 25 (in 10 class periods available for this)

 

Procedure for Sunday May 21

  • Create a document at one of these URLs and share it with your teacher
  • Call your document 49 section 5-6 YOUR NAME Challenge 1
  • When you have done that Vance will paste a challenge template into your document for you to fill in and complete 
  • Due date: Complete your Challenge 1 by Monday May 22 

 

 

Week 7 

 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

 

Period 3 with Mr. Kevin - EdPuzzle - Near mid-air collision

 

Why did two Emirates and Etihad passenger jets almost crash over the Arabian Sea in Mumbai airspace recently?

Please watch this one-minute news report and answer the questions to help you understand how two planes full of passengers almost collided in midair, which would have killed all on board.

 

Vance's 49 EESP class code is

ivekpev

 

Answers to Near mid-air collision

 

  1. How much time was there until collision when they averted the accident?|
    25 seconds
  2. Where did the near miss occur?
    Arabian sea
  3. Why didn't the two planes fly directly between Dubai and the Seychelles? Why did they have to go by way of India?
    Yemen air space was closed
  4. How far apart were the two planes when the near miss occurred?
    The exact distance has not been disclosed.
  5. What warns pilots when planes come too close?
    Avoidance system
  6. What is issued when a possible collision is 40 seconds away?
    Air traffic advisory
  7. When are pilots issued a resolution advisory?
    When two plane will likely collide in 25 seconds
  8. Why did ATC in Mumbai issue instructions for one plane to climb and the other to descend?
    To avoid or prevent the collusion
  9. What normally happens after a near miss?
    An investigation is launched
  10. Do you think that passenger safety was compromised at any point during the flights?
    No ... or
    Yes, the airlines have said that safety was not compromised, but I think it was.

 

 

When done, please continue with your work due tomorrow in this class.

In week 7 you have had

  • 4 hours of EESP classes on Sunday (Extended English and Special Projects)
  • 3 hours on Sunday
  • 4 hours on Tuesday
  • 3 hours on Wednesday 

That's 14 class hours so far this week

 

You have only 3 hours to complete your work for Week 7 

  • 3 hours EESP classes Thursday periods 3, 5, 6

 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

 

Periods 3, 4, 5 Complete reading and writing assignments for Week 7

Some students made some progress on some of the work assigned for this week.

 

Monday, May 15, 2017

You had 4 hours of EESP classes on Sunday

You have 13 hours of classes more

In this time you have to read a book and take a test

You have 3 hours EESP classes today periods 3, 5, 7

 

Period 3 Reading and writing assignments made for the day

 

Reading - Identify a book to read yesterday, please do that by period 3 this morning

Some students have requested to watch a film and write about it, at least 300 words

  • If you plan to do that then you must identify that film today. The film must be in English and be approved this morning
  • Otherwise, please get a book

 

Writing - Write 200 words about the video you saw yesterday on EdPuzzle, 747 transport plane crash at Bagram air base

For more information, use Google (747 crash at Bagram)

Here is an article about it in the Guardian, with MORE information than was given in the news report

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jul/15/crash-of-boeing-747-in-afghanistan-caused-by-shifting-cargo

 

What to write about ...

  • How do planes taking off from Bagram alter their climb-out, and why?
  • What did the news reporter say had probably caused the crash?
  • Describe the crash itself,
    • who do you think took the video,
    • from where was the video taken 
  • You can include extra information from your Google search as well
    BUT DO NOT copy text from the Internet and paste it in your writing.
    This will earn you a zero on this assignment. Use your own words. 

 

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You have 4 hours EESP Tuesday periods 3, 4, 5, 7

You have 3 hours EESP classes Wednesday periods 3, 5, 6

You have 3 hours EESP classes today periods 3, 5, 6

 

 

Sunday May 14 2017

 

Period 3 Listening - EdPuzzle video - Could shifting cargo have caused 747 crash

 

Please watch this video on PC and answer the questions while Ms. Linah is with you this morning

 

join Vance's 49 EESP using this class code 

ivekpev

 

This is due by end of today

 

Periods 4-5 Reading - Find a book in Oxford Bookworms or X-Reading.com

 

Start reading the book, 

By the end of the week take the mReader quiz

  • https://xreading.com/ has its own quizzes as well. You could take one of those quizzes to show you have read the book (or the reader one) 
  • OR you can write a report of 300-500 words explaining what you liked / didn't like about the book. 

 

You are all enrolled in XREADING. At the moment you cannot access books through xReading

  • Your user name is either your H00 number or your email address
  • Your password is your military ID 

 

Your mReader quiz or X-Reader quiz, or report is due at the end of the week

 

Period 7 - SELECT A BOOK then Critical thinking with Minecraft

 

Show your teacher the BOOK you will read from BOOKWORMS

xReading is not available yet until we get subscriptions

 

We have some licenses for Minecraft Education Edition (Windows 10)

We are having difficulties in getting some of the computers to accept login of these licenses

  • The Minecraft app allows ten trial uses
  • Paul the librarian and Teacher Vance are trying to fix the login issues

 

At the moment, 4 computers in the ILC are allowing Office 365 logins

If you want a license, see Mr. Vance

 

Your task, once we get  things working properly, will be

Search Google for information on surviving your first night in Minecraft

  • Find resources to create the tools you'll need
  • Build a shelter
  • Survive the night

 

In the morning, write 200 words explaining how you did it

Share your report as

 

The DUE DATE will be set when we get this running.

Meanwhile, you can be exploring the app 

 

 

Week 6

 

Thursday, May 11, 2017

 

Periods 3-4 with Mr. Patrick and Mr. Kevin

 

Be working on the assignments made so far this week

 

Periods 5-6 with Mr. Vance

 

Finish reading your book for this week and take the mReader quiz at http://mreader.org 

or write a review of your book

 

Your grade will be entered in the class grade book at the end of the day (zero or # of words read)

 

Next week, you can choose a different book to read, and take another mReader quiz on Thu May 18 at http://mreader.org 

 

 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

 

Periods 1-4 with Ms. Viviana, Mr. Patrick, Ms. Lina, and Mr. Kevin

 

Be working on the assignments made so far this week

 

Periods 5-6 with Mr. Vance EdPuzzle and Writing

 

EdPuzzle video to be done on PC or iPad today

Flying on Empty part 3 of 3

join Vance's 49 EESP using this class code 

ivekpev

 

Create a new Google Doc or Office 365 online Word document

Name it 49 s 5-6 Your name Flying on Empty

Share it with

 

Write 150 words about the video you watched in EdPuzzle this week

  • What problem did the plane have?
  • How did the pilots try to solve the problem?
  • What difficulties did they have in attempting to save their plane and passengers?
  • What happened at the end?

 

Period 7 with Mr. Patrick

 

Finish your work assigned for today

 

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

 

Period 3 with Mr. Vance Reading and Writing

 

Continue reading the book you will be tested on this Wednesday at http://mreader.org 

Understand the plan of work due this week so that you can balance your work and play time

 

Periods 4-6 with Mr. Paul, Mr. Patrick and Mr. Kevin

 

EdPuzzle video to be done on PCs today

Flying on Empty part 2 of 3

join Vance's 49 EESP using this class code 

ivekpev

 

 

Period 7 with Mr. Vance

 

Create a new Google Doc or Office 365 online Word document

Name it 49 s 5-6 Your name My Progress

Share it with

 

Write 150 words about what you have done in this class this week. For example, write about

  • What you have been reading
  • What you have seen in EdPuzzle
  • What you are learning about reading, writing, or listening
  • Anything else you have been doing in this class 

 

Monday, May 8, 2017

 

The students are supposed to have chosen a book. They should be reading it.

By the end of this week (May 11) they need to either take an mReader quiz on the book at http://mreader.org 

or write a 500 word review of it.

http://vancesclass.pbworks.com/w/page/117588981/49_Sections_5-6_EESP#Periods35and6Findabooktoreadandwrite100originalwordsaboutwhyyouchosethisbook 

 

They should complete an EdPuzzle video today while they have their iPads

Flying on Empty part 1 of 3

join Vance's 49 EESP using this class code 

ivekpev

 

They should correct all writing they have not corrected yet by the end of today. They have done two writings so far:

 

Writing corrections need to be completed today.

It's too much trouble to go in day after day and check if students have done the corrections.

Tomorrow we will start on a new writing assignment.

 

Week 5

 

Thursday, May 4, 2017

 

Section F ILC activities

 

Find a book to read today

You can use the shelves in the Reading Oasis

or find an Oxford Bookworm book you can read online, wherever you have Internet

Instructions

http://vancesclass.pbworks.com/w/page/117588981/49_Sections_5-6_EESP#Periods56FindanOxfordBookwormReaderorbookinILCthathasanmReaderquizwithit 

 

You don't have to read the whole book, but mid-day, write down what you think about it

Follow these instructions

http://vancesclass.pbworks.com/w/page/117588981/49_Sections_5-6_EESP#Periods45SetupGoogleaccountsandGoogleDocs 

 

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

 

Writing is a PROCESS. It has steps

1. Write a draft

2. Get feedback

3. Respond to the feedback <--- THIS is where you LEARN

 

Please open the documents you have written for this class and CORRECT them according to the feedback you find there.

 

 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

 

Periods 3, 5 and 6 - Find a book to read and write 100 original words about why you chose this book

 

Your teacher Vance will be with you during periods 3, 5, and 6 today

 

You should use the computers in your Section 5+6 IELTS Classroom to visit 3 sites

 

  1. Oxford Bookworms - Find a book to read and START READING IT
  2. mReader, http://mreader.org  - This site tends to get overloaded in the afternoons. Go there early and find a quiz for your book (if your book doesn't have a quiz, you can write a 500 word review of the book)
  3. Google Docs - write 100 words about why you chose this book and what you expect to learn from it

 

You need to read your book, take a quiz in mReader, http://mreader.org,

or write a review, by the end of week 6

Instructions for this are here:

http://vancesclass.pbworks.com/w/page/117588981/49_Sections_5-6_EESP#Periods56FindanOxfordBookwormReaderorbookinILCthathasanmReaderquizwithit 

 

Your 100 word google doc entry is due today

Name your document

49 s5-6 Your name (name of your book)

 

FINALLY, please CORRECT any documents that you submitted where I left comments

 

Monday May 1, 2017

 

Period 1 - Tools needed - BLACK SPOT to Vancesclass, Google Docs, Edpuzzle 

 

Put the BLACK SPOT on your iPad to http://vancesclass.pbworks.com

 

Visit http://vancesclass.pbworks.com/ in a browser, such as Safari

 

  1. Open this link in Safari. 
  2. Tap on    on the iPad screen
  3. Select ADD TO HOME SCREEN
  4. Select ADD
  5. Show the Vance's Class icon on your home screen to your teacher 

 

 

Make sure you can get into Google Docs or Office 365

 

Enroll in Edpuzzle.com and JOIN ivekpev

 

Go to http://edpuzzle.com

and join the classroom by adding this class

ivekpev

 

Period 2 Complete the EdPuzzle exercise

 

Watch this 8 min video and answer the multiple choice questions on

Convair B-58 Hustler Emergency Landing - 1961 United States Air Force Educational Documentary

https://youtu.be/dZu_ONVE90Y 

 

Period 3 Write your 100 words for today

 

Open the document you worked on yesterday and correct it according to the comments from your teacher

For today, Monday, May 1, write 100 more words on one of these topics:

  1. Tell me more about your topic from yesterday
  2. Tell me what you remember from the Edpuzzle video you watched today
  3. What do you think we should be doing in this course this week and next?

 

On iPad, open your doc in the Google Docs app (sign in to Google first)

On PC, open your doc in http://drive.google.com

If you're having trouble with Google, try http://microsoftonline.com, log in with your HCT ID and password 

 

 

Periods 5-6 Find an Oxford Bookworm Reader or book in ILC that has an mReader quiz with it

 

How to access Oxford Bookworm eBooks and find out if there is a quiz on mReader, 

http://mreader.org 

 

You need to work in TWO windows on PC or iPad

  1. Open one window for http://libraries.hct.ac.ae/
  2. Open another window for https://mreader.org/ 

 

Go to http://libraries.hct.ac.ae/ > Databases > eBooks

 

 

At http://libraries.hct.ac.ae/databases/subjects/ebooks/ scroll down

 

 

Click on Oxford Bookworm, Access Now

 

 

Arrive at http://www.oxfordeltdigitallibrary.com.ezproxy.hct.ac.ae/HCT/library/ 

 

 

Browse the collection

 

 

See if the book has an mReader quiz by clicking on VIEW AVAILABLE QUIZZES at https://mreader.org/

 

 

Your assignment, to be COMPLETED in Week 6 - Pass the quiz in mReader or write a book review

 

If you choose a book that has an mReader, you can pass the quiz.

Be sure you are logged on to mReader when you work there, http://mreader.org .

 

If the book you want to read does not have a quiz, read the book and write a book review of 500 words

 

Sunday Apr 30, 2017

 

Periods 4-5 Set up Google accounts and Google Docs

 

  1. Create a Google Account
  2. DO NOT GIVE A MOBILE PHONE NUMBER
  3. Create a Google Doc (use the PC or download the app)
  4. Give your document a name 49-section5-6 Your name
  5. Write 3 sentences to introduce yourself.
    Tell me something amazing about yourself
  6. Share this document with vancestev@gmail.com

 

Google Docs are the BEST way to work on writing with your teacher, but

If you can't create a Google Account, you can use

http://microsoftonline.com 

 

Log in with your HCT email address; e.g. H00123456@hct.ac.ae

 

Open Word

  1. Create a document and name it your Group Section number and name; e.g. 49 sF Sarah
  2. Share it with Vance Stevens (when you start typing it will recognize vstevens@hct.ac.ae)
  3. Edit IN A BROWSER (not in Word)

 

When you share the document, an email will be sent to Vance, and I can open the document and work on it with you. 

 

Periods 6-7 Set up mReader accounts and introduction to Oxford Bookworms 

 

Paul Lynch introduced us to

 

 

 

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