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Wk2-Reconstructing-Milestones-in-US-History-Collaboratively-With-Technology

Page history last edited by Christine Bauer-Ramazani 5 years, 10 months ago

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Link to Week 3

 

WEEK DATE CLASS ACTIVITIES

ASSIGNMENTS FOR THE NEXT DAY

LINKS to TEAM Web Pages
Monday,
7/9/2018 
  1. Download Grammarly as the checker for online
    writing and grammar (spelling, punctuation).
    Add it to Chrome. Use Chrome as your browser.
      
  2. Team Presentations (50-60 min.)--Links to   
WRITING/GRAMMAR (30 min.)

11:00-11:45 TESOL/TEFL Certificate teachers 

  1. READING: Charleston, South Carolina: A Nation Divided 
    (Click "Download" tab.)
  2. TEAMS for Week 2:
    1. TEAM 1: Juan / Masaya
    2. TEAM 2: Sachi / Nicolas
    3. TEAM 3: Vincent / Subaru / Eliana
    4. TEAM 4: Mathieu / Maria Alejandra 
    5. TEAM 5: Rui / Daniela
  3. Additional resources on Christine's web page
http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/IEP/
content/US_History/CivilWar.htm
 
  1. Use the instructions from
Essay Questions--Types & How to Answer 
and the grammar/writing/punctuation rules from
Techniques of Sentence Combination/

Discourse Markers and write two paragraphs--

  • one paragraph in collaboration with
    your partner from Week 1
    • Check the suggestions by Grammarly  
    • Check each other's grammar, writing, punctuation,
      spelling.
  • one paragraph by yourself 

  

Link to Teams' Writing page 
  Tuesday, 
7/10/2018 
  1. Feedback from the teams on their presentations--what
    worked well, what could be improved (15 min.) -- Online Stopwatch
  2. Charleston, SC -- description of the city/images (10 min.) 
  3. REVIEW (10 min.): Expressing CAUSE & EFFECT in 4 ways, using
    different discourse markers -- 
    Techniques of Sentence Combination/Discourse Markers
    • TEAMS, Wk 2: On the Google doc CAUSE & EFFECT: The Civil War
      write 4 sentences about 
      the Civil War, using the 4 types of discourse markers.
  1. RESEARCH: Evaluating Web Sites--criteria for finding
    credible and up-to-date sources on the Internet
    • TEAMS (3 min.): Brainstorm criteria -- list them on the board. 
  2. TEAMS (30 min.): Researching a topic on the Civil War 
    • With your Week 2 team member, select a topic related to the Civil War to research.
    • Go to Google and find ONE webpage on your topic. 
    • Use the worksheet: Evaluating Web Sites to evaluate your website/page.
  1. Read all of the text. Highlight/annotate. Complete pages 41-46.
  2. RESEARCH:
    • Post your 2 additional sources per team member on the Google doc Research: Civil War, using APA style -- See the example.  
      EXAMPLE:
      Last name, first initial. (year). Title of the article.
      Source of

      publication. Retrieved from https:// .....
    • For specific cases, see Citing Electronic Resources. 

 

 
  Wednesday,
7/11/2018 
  1. Rubric evaluations of presentation #1--questions? (5 min.)
  2. Homework check: pp. 41-46 (15 min.)
  3. Evaluating web pages: Use the worksheet: Evaluating Web Sites to evaluate one of your classmates' website/page in Research: Civil War. (15 min.)
  4. Vocabulary StrategiesREVIEW (10 min.)  

 

 

  1. Review Vocabulary Strategies for a QUIZ. 
  2. Revise your Essay Answers in the Google Doc:
  3. Begin preparations for a 10-12-minute presentation on your topic:
    See Week 1 for instructions.
    • Create all of the necessary pages for a slideshow. 
    • Choose a background.
    • Complete the Cover Page. 
  4. tEAMS: This is the Google Doc for your Gettysburg interpretations: 
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fXyxJLP8BIN_HwXKmh-rJCydeLgpMCM9JW1u9XvQb9w/edit?usp=sharing 

Links to teams' Google folders for Week 2 presentations 

  Thursday,
7/12/2018 
  1. Grades in Canvas at https://smcvt.instructure.com/courses/10052  
  2. QUIZ: Vocabulary Strategies
  3. Gettysburg Address interpretations 
  4. WRITING
  5. Creating a Quizlet on Weeks 1 and 2: Boston/Independence and Week 2: Charleston/the Civil War
Teamwork on the slideshow for a 10-12-minute presentation

 

  1. Complete your slideshow for a 10-12-minute presentation.
  2. Proofread your slideshow for 
    • phrases/no sentences
    • consistency in format
    • image credits 
    • text links
  1. Practice your presentation--timing, transitions to the next speaker/topic. 
  2. Complete the Quizlet; See instructions on the left. 
 
  Friday,
7/13/2018 

10-12-min. team presentations (90 min.)

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address: Read the Google Doc for the teams' Gettysburg interpretations: 
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fXyxJLP8BIN_HwXKmh-rJCydeLgpMCM9JW1u9XvQb9w/edit?usp=sharing 

Grammar: Articles 

  1. Study the vocabulary in Quizlet on Boston/Independence
    and Week 2: Charleston/the Civil War
    . Interact with the
    vocabulary by using the 7 functions: LEARN, FLASHCARDS, WRITE, SPELL, TEST, MATCH, GRAVITY. 
 

 

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updated by Christine Bauer-Ramazani, 7/12/2018

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