V4 creative writing (11): test, template, spelling checker + sample Late Night Call

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In deze les zitten 20 slides, met interactieve quizzen en tekstslides.

Onderdelen in deze les

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

How was your holiday?
A
Great! I relaxed and slept a lot.
B
24/7 gaming and/or watching TV
C
Busy. I did lots of schoolwork.
D
Mwah... it was okay.

Slide 2 - Quizvraag

What is your New Year's resolution
for 2022?

Slide 3 - Open vraag

Tuesday 10 January
  • Test: rubrics/checklist
  • Spelling checker
  • Common mistakes in story writing
  • Sample story: Late Night Call

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

On the day of the test
Bring to class:
  • dictionaries 
  • fully charged chromebook
To be handed out in class:
  • assignment + rubrics
Rubrics like those you have seen in peer review will be used to mark your test.
Magister:
  • template

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

Template
Document which already has the correct font (Arial 12) and line spacing (1.5).

  • download the document from Magister
  • change the name of the file into: class +  your name
e.g.: V4b Abel Tasman
  • SAVE to your computer before continuing


Slide 6 - Tekstslide

Spelling checker 
select the text, then go to: 
  • Extra
  • Taal
  • select 'English (Great Britain)
  • check whether language has been changed (left bottom)

-> NB! no special rules apply to dyslexic students!!


Slide 7 - Tekstslide

Word count

  • Select the text without your name and the title
  • check window left bottom
  • write down the number of words 

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

Common mistakes in story writing
Content  
  • no title 
  • no clear structure in the story (= the 3 stages)
  • no paragraphs
  • not all grammar items have been incorporated in the story
  • number of words



Slide 9 - Tekstslide

Common mistakes in story writing
Spelling
  • to / too: it will be too late - others may be hurt too 
go to the cinema - to be clear 
  • of / off: switch something off – fall off  
    of course – plenty of time 
  • there / their: there is much violence there (location) 
    they mind their own business (possessive) 


Slide 10 - Tekstslide

Common mistakes in story writing
grammar  
  • narrative tenses (e.g. present simple),
  • word order,
  • sequencing clauses (especially with 'after')



Slide 11 - Tekstslide

Common mistakes in story writing
Punctuation/capitalization
  • Please remember to start your sentences with a capital letter and end them with a full stop, question mark or exclamation mark. 
  • Names have capital letters!
  • Comment adverbs and Direct speech!!!


Slide 12 - Tekstslide

Punctuation/capitalization
  • Please remember to start your sentences with a capital letter and end them with a full stop, question mark or exclamation mark. 
  • Names have capital letters!
  • Comment adverbs and Direct speech!!!


Questions?

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

  • read the story
  • use the check box to 
  • underline the structures you have found
  • correct the mistakes

Slide 14 - Tekstslide

V4 Thursday 13 January
  • Test: template, spellingchecker chromebook (check mail)
  • sample key: Late Night Call
  • correct the mistakes Story 2

Slide 15 - Tekstslide

Word count

  • Select the text without your name and the title
  • check window left bottom
  • write down the number of words 

Slide 16 - Tekstslide

  • read the story
  • use the check box to 
  • underline the structures you have found
  • correct the mistakes

Slide 17 - Tekstslide

Correct the mistakes Story 2
Can you spot the mistake(s) in the sentences?

handout

Slide 18 - Tekstslide

Good luck on your test!

Slide 19 - Tekstslide

Good luck on your test!

Slide 20 - Tekstslide