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49_Section_4_2017July-Nov

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Welcome to Vance's Group 49 Section 4 class

 

  1. Assessment Schedule for Fast-track sections
  2. Week 7
    1. Interview assessment and Final Exam
    2. Wednesday Sept 13
      1. Period 6 FAW Final Exam preparation using John McWhorter TED Talk
      2. Period 1 FAW Final Exam preparation using EdPuzzle
    3. Tuesday September 12
      1. Periods 4 and 7 - Interview assessments
    4. Monday September 11
      1. Periods 2 and 3 - Final Interview preparation
  3. Week 6
    1. Wed August 30
      1. Period 2 Model Interview and questions about it in EdPuzzle
      2. Period 3 Work on your interview questions and practice with a partner
    2. Tuesday, August 29
    3. Mon August 28
      1. Period 2 - Prepare interview topics and questions
    4. Sunday August 27
  4. Week 5
  5. Week 4
    1. Wednesday, Aug 16
      1. Lesson 41 Period 7 -
      2. Lessons 39 and 40 Periods 4 and 5 - Formal group presentations 25% of your final mark
    2. Tuesday, Aug 15
      1. Lesson 38 Period 4
    3. Monday, Aug 14
      1. Lessons 35, 36, and 37 Periods 1, 4, and 5 
    4. Sunday, Aug 13
      1. Lessons 34 Period 2 - Airdrop your draft keynote presentation to your teacher
  6. Week 3
    1. Thu, Aug 10
      1. Lesson 32 Period 3
    2. Wed, Aug 9
      1. Lesson 30 Period 4 Presentation assignment handed out
    3. Mon, Aug 7
      1. Lesson 28 Period 2 choose topics and get started on your presentations
    4. Sun, Aug 6
      1. Lesson 27 Period 3 Keynote and other presentation details
      2. Lesson 26 Period 2 (Sule)
  7. Week 2
    1. Thursday, Aug 3 - Note-taking assessment in Period 3
      1. Lessons 24 and 25 Periods 3 and 6
      1. Wednesday, Aug 2
        1. Lesson 23 Per 3 Teach classmates - present from your notes
        2. Lesson 22 Per 1  Note-taking from a TED Talk video of your choice
      2. Tuesday, Aug 1
      3. Monday, July 31
        1. Lesson 19 Per 5 tried to get students to answer questions using notes
      4. Sunday, July 30
        1. Lesson 18 Period 6
        2. Lesson 17 Period 5 (Sule)
        3. Lesson 16 Period 3 Dianna Cohen TED Talk on Tough Truths about Plastic Pollution
      5. Thursday July 27 
        1. Lesson 14-15 (Sule)
      1. Wednesday July 26 
        1. Lesson 13 (Sule)
        2. Lesson 12 Period 3 - Notetaking Mind Mapping and Cornell Method
          1. Students produce their notes from the lecture on prosthetics in another method
        3. Lesson 11 Period 1 Note taking methods
          1. Students produce their notes from the lecture on prosthetics in outline format 
      2. Tuesday July 25
        1. Lessons 9/10 Periods 2/5 Note taking on Four kinds of Prosthetics
      3. Lessons 7 and 8 (Sule)
      4. Monday July 24
        1. Lesson 6 Period 5 Complete assignments from previous classes
        2. Lesson 5 (Sule)
        3. Lesson 4 Period 1 Edpuzzle Video about the origins of camels
          1. Complete the 20 questions about the TED Talk by Latif Nasser 
      5. Sunday July 23
        1. Lesson 3 Period 6 - First day activity
        2. Lesson 2 (Sule)
        3. Lesson 1 Period 3 
          1. Introduction to the course
          2. We watched a TED Talk by Latif Nasser
    1. How To Interview Someone - 14 best practices

     

    Assessment Schedule for Fast-track sections

     

    Assessment  Weight in %  Kind of assessment  Outcomes  Week 
    (and after approximately which Lesson) 
    INTERVIEW  25%   Listening / speaking / record keeping  1,3,4,5,6  W7 (after lesson 44-47) 
    FINAL ASSESSMENT (WRITTEN)  30%     1-6  W8 (after lesson 54-57)  

    Assessments

    completed

     

    You have completed this much 

    of your semester grade so far (below)

       
    TED TALK LISTENING TEST  20% 

    Listening

    • hear a TedTalk lecture 4 to 6 min (twice)

    Note taking

    • answer multiple choice questions from the notes you took

    audio summary 

    • complete summary paragraph with missing words, from your notes
    1,2  W2 (after lesson 20-22) 
    FORMAL GROUP PRESENTATION  25% Mimic / Live speech / Seminar / Show & Tell  1,3,4,5 

    W4 Wed and Thu

    (after lesson 35-37) 

     

    Week 7

    Interview assessment and Final Exam

     

    Thu (4 class hours, 2 periods for Interviews 25% of final mark, Final Exam 2 periods 30% of final mark)

     

    Wednesday Sept 13

     

    Period 6 FAW Final Exam preparation using John McWhorter TED Talk

     

    JOHN MCWHORTER listen and answer.docx

     

    Listen to first 1 min 40 seconds of 

    https://www.ted.com/talks/john_mcwhorter_4_reasons_to_learn_a_new_language/

    and answer questions on first page

     

    Then listen from 6 minutes onwards and answer the questions on the last page

     

    The lesson goes like this 

    1. Print page 1 on one page with the back side blank; print pages 2 and 3 back to back
    2. Give them page 1, and have students answer the questions on the first page
    3. Let them listen again if necessary, go over the answers, point them out in the transcript
    4. Then play the video from 6 minutes onwards
    5. Give them pages 2/3 and have them answer the questions on the last page
    6. If time, play it again, , go over the answers point them out in the transcript
    7. Proclaim them prepared for their test tomorrow

     

     

    Period 1 FAW Final Exam preparation using EdPuzzle

    Go to http://edpuzzle.com and JOIN this class vuizope

     

    Some students asked me to review the Katie Couric on How to conduct a good interview

    interview in EdPuzzle, https://edpuzzle.com/media/59a5274bc401d5210074b81f

     

    I also added two other videos where students could listen and answer M/C questions 

     

     

    Tuesday September 12

     

    Periods 4 and 7 - Interview assessments

     

    Monday September 11

     

    Periods 2 and 3 - Final Interview preparation

     

    Three documents given

    Here are revised instructions

    49 LSC 1503 interview instructions for students revised Sept 11.docx

     

    Here is the marking rubric

    SYSTEMWIDE_LSC 1503 FINAL Interview MarkingCriteria reformated yellow.docx

     

    By the end of today give me these forms

    49 LSC 1503 interview questions FINAL.docx

     

    Sun - no class

     

    Eid Al Adha vacation

     

    Week 6

     

    Thu no classes

     

    Wed August 30

     

    Period 2 Model Interview and questions about it in EdPuzzle

     

    Listen to this interview, Katie Couric on how to conduct a good interview

    https://youtu.be/4eOynrI2eTM

     

    In case you haven't already ...

    Go to http://edpuzzle.com and JOIN this class vuizope

     

    In your class play the file Katie Couric on How to conduct a good interview due date Aug 30

    Answer the questions about this interview in EdPuzzle

    https://edpuzzle.com/media/59a5274bc401d5210074b81f 

     

     

    Period 3 Work on your interview questions and practice with a partner

    Work with these guidelines, 49 LSC 1503 interview questions.docx

    And practice with your partner using what you wrote on this worksheet

    49 LSC 1503 interview questions with yes-no.docx 

     

    Turn your guidelines in to your teacher at the end of the period

     

    Tuesday, August 29

     

    Period 4 - STRUCTURE or organize your interview

     

    Watch this video, Journalism: How to Lead an Interview

    https://youtu.be/WEdbKoY4wVs 

     

    Get your questions in the right order

    It's best to avoid YES or NO question unless you plan how to respond to them

    Use this worksheet to do that ...

    49 LSC 1503 interview questions with yes-no.docx

     

    Here is the RUBRIC showing how your interviews will be marked

    SYSTEMWIDE_LSC 1503 FINAL Interview MarkingCriteria reformated.docx

     

     

    Mon August 28

     

    Period 2 - Prepare interview topics and questions

     

    We watched this video to see How To Interview Someone - 14 best practices

    https://youtu.be/SK6Q4YXZJEc

     

    (Some of) the students filled in their topics and questions using the 14 guidelines on the reverse side

    49 LSC 1503 interview questions.docx

     

    Sunday August 27

     

    Periods 5 and 7 Give our grades to students and introduce Interview task

     

    The students got this handout with instructions

    49 LSC 1503 interview instructions for students.docx

     

    Week 5

    Students away on exercises

     

    Week 4

     

    Wednesday, Aug 16

     

    Lesson 41 Period 7 -

    Lessons 39 and 40 Periods 4 and 5 - Formal group presentations 25% of your final mark

     

    https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1dSJPwZoz_Pi_5Cfa4ILnTtR7sIbHp_Ib3ULmw1_Gtdo/edit?usp=sharing

     

    Tuesday, Aug 15

     

    Lesson 38 Period 4

    Last chance for students to work on presentations before giving them in class Wednesday

    These two documents have been revised for clarity and handed out to students

    SYSTEMWIDE - Presentation Rubric-sule.docx

    49 LSC 1503 presentation instructions for students.docx

     

    Monday, Aug 14

     

    Lessons 35, 36, and 37 Periods 1, 4, and 5 

    Students airdropped their slide presentations to the teacher

    Teacher corrected them and got students to revise their work, airdrop it again

     

    Sunday, Aug 13

     

    Lessons 34 Period 2 - Airdrop your draft keynote presentation to your teacher

    Handout: LSC 1503presentation_airdrop.docx

    The purpose of this is so I can help you get it exactly correct

    You can get a good mark if you

    • follow the teacher's advice
    • study the model presentation
    • study the rubric SYSTEMWIDE - Presentation Rubric.docx and avoid mistakes
    • PRACTICE your presentation in remaining classes Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday
    • use the 6x6 rule
      • no more than 6 bullet points per slide
      • no more than 6 words per bullet 

     

    Airdrop your draft keynote presentation to your teacher

    Please include

    • your three references, with links, on the last slide
    • the information you took from this reference indicated on one of the slides, as shown in the model presentation

     

    Presentation assessments will be on 

    Wednesday, periods 4 and 5

    There will be two teachers present, who will assign your mark, so please prepare carefully

     

     

    Week 3

     

    Thu, Aug 10

    Lesson 33 Period 4, Sule

     

    Lesson 32 Period 3

     

    Find 3 references and put them in your slide

    We will use this rubric to evaluate your presentation: 

     

    Wed, Aug 9

    Lesson 31 Period 5, Sule

    Lesson 30 Period 4 Presentation assignment handed out

    49 LSC 1503 presentation instructions for students.docx

     

    Show model from Google Docs

    https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1I3i31LKWdNo8ZRVMJvS9JkDzClT3gh2JyKtMMThsoG0/edit?usp=sharing 

     

    • Students encouraged to USE Google Docs
    • Continue to form teams, record and narrow topics

     


    Tue, Aug 8

    No English classes

     

    Mon, Aug 7

    Lesson 29 Period 4, Sule

    Sule will bring you the paper version of the official presentation assignment

     

    Lesson 28 Period 2 choose topics and get started on your presentations

     

    Teachers are about to agree on this, but

    Click here for the working, not yet official, version of your presentation task

     

    Your topic and focus (how you narrow down that topic) must be different from any other group in 49 cohort

    Click here to see what topics others have chosen

    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1iq7w9DbXF5KCWJl1OaBPSqG-XSL96_2kPKGD_Zz3fhg/edit?usp=sharing

     

    Sun, Aug 6

     

    Lesson 27 Period 3 Keynote and other presentation details

     

    Keynote is free

    http://www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/iosapps/how-get-pages-numbers-keynote-imovie-garageband-on-ipad-or-iphone-for-free-3640824/

     

    Learn to use Keynote

     

     

    Lesson 26 Period 2 (Sule)

     

     

    Week 2

     

    Thursday, Aug 3 - Note-taking assessment in Period 3

    Lessons 24 and 25 Periods 3 and 6

     

     

     

    Wednesday, Aug 2

     

    Lesson 23 Per 3 Teach classmates - present from your notes

     

    When you have taken notes on your video, tell the class what it is about, speaking from your notes

    Your teacher will give feedback on this Presentation Rubric.pdf (need to change to the correct one)

    Your grade will be given on THUMBS UP and THUMBS DOWN from your classmates.

    So pay attention and prepare to vote at the end of each presentation.

     

    Lesson 22 Per 1  Note-taking from a TED Talk video of your choice

     

    Do the note taking exercise here

    https://mylearn.hct.ac.ae/webapps/blackboard/content/listContentEditable.jsp?content_id=_6284565_1&course_id=_86462_1

     

    Now that you have watched video examples of TED talks, it's your turn to find a talk from the TED site that interests you. Here is the link: http://www.ted.com/talks

    1. You can work in groups of 2 or 3
    2. Pick a video from  https://www.ted.com/topics 
    3. Make sure the talk you pick is not too long (5-10 minutes long should be good enough).
    4. You will need to get your teacher to approve the TED talk you picked.
    5. Next, you will listen to the talk using your headsets as many times as you wish and write notes to summarize the key points.
    6. Give your notes to your teacher. Here is the marking rubric: TED Note-taking Rubric.docx

     

    Tuesday, Aug 1

     

    Lesson 20-21 Periods 6 and 7 - Notetaking test preparation with video on How to take great notes

     

    Watch this video on How to Take Great Notes

    The video is here in Bb Learn

    https://mylearn.hct.ac.ae/webapps/blackboard/content/listContentEditable.jsp?content_id=_6284573_1&course_id=_86462_1

    and here on YouTube

    https://youtu.be/UAhRf3U50lM 

     

    and HERE on EdPuzzle: 

    https://edpuzzle.com/media/59814a6e08c84a3df7efe4b0 

     

    First listen, take notes on a blank sheet of paper

     

    Second listen, improve your notes on the blank sheet of paper

    or take notes on a sheet of paper with question listed

    Notetaking notes sheet.docx

     

    Here is a sample of teacher written notes: 

    notetaking_written_notes.pdf

     

    From your notes, or your teacher's, complete the worksheet your teacher gives you

    and answer the questions similar to those you will have on the test

    Notetaking worksheet.docx

     

    Monday, July 31

     

    Lesson 19 Per 5 tried to get students to answer questions using notes

     

    Tried playing the TED Talk again but students not listening

    https://www.ted.com/talks/dianna_cohen_tough_truths_about_plastic_pollution

     

    I had prepared a notes guideline for them, only a couple filled in anything

    Tough Truths about Plastic cornell chart.docx

     

    Finally gave them the questions (I had given them out the day before as well)

    https://academic-englishuk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/AE-plastic-pollution-TFNG.pdf

     

    and had them get the answers from the transcript of the lecture

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vea-VF5__SgnBy_DlzCf46SSLy6Nyt77uHviqgM671w/edit?usp=sharing

    a few students engaged with the text, others copied answers

     

    Sunday, July 30

     

    Lesson 18 Period 6

     

    Lesson 17 Period 5 (Sule)

     

    Lesson 16 Period 3 Dianna Cohen TED Talk on Tough Truths about Plastic Pollution

    https://www.ted.com/talks/dianna_cohen_tough_truths_about_plastic_pollution

     

    Look at the vocabulary on the handout your teacher gives you and find the words in the transcript at the link above or here

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vea-VF5__SgnBy_DlzCf46SSLy6Nyt77uHviqgM671w/edit?usp=sharing

     

    At any time students can find a lecture that interests them at https://www.ted.com/

     

    Under DISCOVER you can explore this list by topic; https://www.ted.com/topics 

    for example FLIGHT

    https://www.ted.com/topics/flight

     


     

    Thursday July 27 

    Lesson 14-15 (Sule)

     

    Wednesday July 26 

    Lesson 13 (Sule)

     

    Lesson 12 Period 3 - Notetaking Mind Mapping and Cornell Method

     

    Students produce their notes from the lecture on prosthetics in another method

     

     

    Lesson 11 Period 1 Note taking methods

     

    There are three ways we encourage students to take notes

     

    Outline  OutlineMethod.pdf  
    The Cornell Method  CornellMethod.pdf  
    Word Map (also called Mind Map) WordMaps.pdf

     

    Today the teacher demonstrates one technique using the lecture on prosthetics we looked at yesterday 

    Students produce their notes from the lecture on prosthetics in outline format 

     

     

    Tuesday July 25

     

    Lessons 9/10 Periods 2/5 Note taking on Four kinds of Prosthetics

     

    What will humans look like in 100 years

    https://www.ted.com/talks/juan_enriquez_what_will_humans_look_like_in_100_years

     

    Outlined in Google Docs

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TgMGr955uJ6GmCQkjNsBCRQRLTBB_poSY_MzVmfTkUY/edit?usp=sharing

     

    The EdPuzzle video ends at 04:14 with

    "Yogi Berra used to say, of course, that it's very tough to make predictions, especially about the future."

     

    Here are some more quotes from American baseball great, Yogi Berra

     

    Lessons 7 and 8 (Sule)

     

    Monday July 24

     

    Lesson 6 Period 5 Complete assignments from previous classes

     

    Complete EdPuzzle assignment

    Return interview assignment from yesterday

    Complete anything Sule assigned to you

     

    Lesson 5 (Sule)

     

    Lesson 4 Period 1 Edpuzzle Video about the origins of camels

     

    Go to http://edpuzzle.com and JOIN this class vuizope

     

    Complete the 20 questions about the TED Talk by Latif Nasser 

    We watched the video in class at 3rd period yesterday

    You have no idea where camels really come from

    https://youtu.be/c9V6OKlY80k

     

    Sunday July 23

     

    Lesson 3 Period 6 - First day activity

    friend_interview_worksheet.pdf

    Each student tells the class one by one 

    1. Name
    2. Age
    3. Where you are from
    4. Your hobbies 
    5. Why you want to be a pilot

     

    Now work with a partner.

    Your partner is the interviewer. You are being interviewed.

    Tell your partner the same thing.

     

    The partner writes your information on a sheet of paper.

    Instructions:

    1. Write in complete sentences
    2. The partner puts HIS name on the paper
    3. Do NOT write the name of the student being interviewed 
    4. Hand the paper in to the teacher when done 

     

    In a later class the teacher tries to return each paper to the student who was interviewed 

     

    Lesson 2 (Sule)

     

    Lesson 1 Period 3 

     

    Introduction to the course

    We reviewed the Common Course Outline for LSC 1503

    Academic Spoken Communication

    lsc1503curricinet.pdf

     

    We watched a TED Talk by Latif Nasser

    You have no idea where camels really come from

    https://youtu.be/c9V6OKlY80k

     

    We stopped at 6 min into 12:30 of the video

     

     

     

     

     

     

    How To Interview Someone - 14 best practices

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