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49FND_Section_8_2017Sept-Nov

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Welcome to Vance's 49 FND 3016 WRITING class

for Section 8 students

 


See the PDA form your teacher uses to give you your mark

http://vancesclass.pbworks.com/w/file/99326591/PDA%20Report%20updated%20Aug%202015.docx  

 

Unlock Unit 6 (week 13)

 

Writing test - 200 word essay on an important issue in the UAE

 

Unlock Week 4 (week 10)

 

Tuesday, October 3

 

Period 6 - Complete your essay on Extreme Sports using the cohesion template

 

Complete your revised 250-word essay where your main points are made clear in the introduction, one point in each paragraph, and in the conclusion.

 

Write these words yourself. NO WORD SALAD PLEASE!

 

(Word salad happens when you copy text from the Internet or rely on Google translate, which produces strange results)

 

Monday, October 2

 

Period 1 - Improving cohesion in an essay 

 

Study this sample essay. See how a good essay makes its main points three times

  1. In the introduction
  2. One point for each paragraph
  3. In the conclusion

 

 

Now revise your essay in this same format: goodEssayTemplate.docx

 

You can work on paper or in Office 365 Word

 

Write 250 words

 

 

 

 

Unlock Unit 3 (week 9)

 

Wednesday, Sept 27

 

Period 5 - Your 250 word essay is due in Office 365 Word

 

Tuesday, Sept 26 

 

Period 3 - AFTER writing 100 words on paper, revise your first draft into a 250 word second draft

 

EXTREME SPORTS 

   
   

 

This is the WRITING PROCESS we are following: writingProcessSection8.docx 

 

If you wrote a first draft, from this assignment: FND 3016 – Week 3 - Start writing about extreme sports.docx

  • find feedback from your teacher in your shared Word document
  • REVISE the paper in the shared WORD document 

 

All students here should be able to log on to Office 365 (your teacher has tested problem cases and found that they work)

  • Remember, your user name is your HCT email address; for example H00123456@hct.ac.ae
  • and your password begins with Kbz
    That's upper case K and lower case b,z

 

If you have no iPad you can do your work on paper

 

Sunday Sept 24

 

Period 5 - Write a 100-word first draft on extreme sports in Word or on paper

 

By now you should have completed this

writingProcessSection8.docx

 

Now you should write a 100-word FIRST DRAFT that you will revise later to make it 250 words, on EXTREME SPORTS

 

Abseiling is an example of an extreme sport

http://maliba-lodge.com/blanketwrap/2010/off-the-beaten-path/abseiling-in-lesotho/

 

You may write in the WORD document you shared with vstevens@hct.ac.ae last week.

 

Or you can write on the paper your teacher gives you in class:

FND 3016 – Unlock Unit 3 - Start writing about extreme sports.docx

 

Use as much vocabulary as you can from

<-- the Level 3 Quiz 1-2 Wordlists at left

 

Describe an EXTREME SPORT that you have done or would like to do.

 

  • Tell what the sport is about.
  • What equipment do you need?
  • What do you do when you play this sport?
  • Why is it dangerous?
  • How can you prevent accident or injury when doing it?
  • Why do you enjoy it, or why do you do it?

Write at least 100 words

 

 

Unlock Unit 2 (week 8)

 

Wednesday Sept 20

Period 5 

 

Tuesday Sept 19

 

Period 7 - Setting up with Vance's Class and download Microsoft Word App

 

Get the BLACK SPOT for http://vancesclass.pbworks.com on your iPad

 

Vance's Class and the Black Spot

 

Visit Vance's Class at PBWorks.com

http://vancesclass.pbworks.com

 

  1. Open the 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 

 

 

Get the Microsoft Word app 

 

 

Sign In using your HCT ID and create a correctly named document

 

  1. Configure your iPad for English - otherwise your documents will align right to left
  2.  Log in with your HCT email address (NOT with your personal account)
  3.  Create a NEW BLANK DOCUMENT in OneDrive for Business
  4.  Rename your document 49s8_YourName

 

 

Share the document with vstevens@hct.ac.ae

 

 

Finally, write in the document: Introduce yourself to your teacher

 

EDIT the document IN A BROWSER or ONLINE

Do NOT edit in Word

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