Monday, 22 March 2010

9th Assignment - Theater, April Fools Day & Easter

For this assignment I have chosen to give each class separate tasks. So be careful and make sure you do the correct tasks.

8th GRADE - Due on the 24th of March
- Visit the Connectors blog. Our spanish friends have left us a couple of messages. Please read and answer them. You won't be able to post directly, so e-mail me your answers and I'll post them myself.
- Our Turkish friends have challenged us to another celebration. This time it's Theatre Day. Visit the Celebrate You and Me Digitally  wiki to get an overview of what they propose us. Choose one of the tasks or as many as you want.

- Create a class magazine. Each one of you is responsible for writing an article. You all know what you have chosen to write about, so just e-mail me your article when you're done, so I can put it all together on Issuu.
- Your 2nd task is about April Fool's Day. Visit the Celebrate You and Me Digitally wiki to see what we have prepared for you. Choose one or as many as you want.

9th GRADE - Due on the 26th of March
Your last assignment before Easter break! =)
Ana Maria, a wonderful teacher from Brazil, joined our wiki. Check out what she prepared for us. Visit the Celebrate You and Me Digitally wiki and choose one of the tasks.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

8th Assignment - Addictions

9th Grade - Due on the 4th of March

Hi guys, access the voicethread below and listen to what you're supposed to do. You can view it fullscreen HERE.

You may use the following tools:

You'll find some useful information HERE.
Use Sqworl to bookmark any other website you think is relevant for the task at hand. Use Compfight to get copyright photos.

Tuesday, 2 February 2010

7th Assignment - St Valentine

8th GRADE - Due on the 13th of February

Hi guys, hope you enjoyed your reading assignment. Am really looking forward to your presentations in class. :)

Now, as far as St.Valentine goes, we have joined the wiki Celebr8Uand MeDigitally, so lets create magic shall we? ;)
Please, choose 2 of the tasks below and then put it on your blog.
  • Create a Valentine's card on animoto or goanimate
  • Recreate a scene in Xtranormal between 2 famous couples - could be historical couples like Romeo and Juliet or present day couples from a romantic movie that you like.
  • Do a research project about famous historical couples and present it either through glogster or capzles.
  • Go into the origins of St. Valentine's Day and create a short movie on it using Movie Maker or just scrapblog
  • Record a Valentine's message using Vocaroo
  • Write a poem or choose a poem and then perform it (audio or Video)
  • Research and send us the stories of a couple from our own culture using one of the web 2.0 tools of your choice.
  • Prepare a crossword puzzle using justcrosswords
  • Create a mini-dictionary using wordwizard.
Check out the content of this Live Binder to access web pages that might be useful for you research.

If you have any questions or doubts, e-mail me or use the Audio Dropbox and I'll get back to you as soon as I can.

Friday, 8 January 2010

6th Assignment

8th and 9th GRADE - Due on the 30th of January

Here's your 1st assignment of 2010. Hope you enjoy it! :)
This tasks is all about books, audiobooks to be precise. So, I want you to visit StoryBee, LoudLit and Storylineonline and choose ONE audiobook. Listen and/or read the story and then choose one or two of the tools below to: briefly present the author; explain what you (dis)liked about the story and then retell the story or create a new version of it.
Tools you may use:
Tar Heel Reader

As usual, should you have any questions or doubts feel free to contact me. ;-) Happy readings!