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Session 5-6

INSTRUCTIONS

Access to the following blog https://oralenglishcommunication2.wordpress.com/ and look up for Activity 3: How are humans contributing to the destruction of biodiversity and the world we live today? and click on it, you will find the following information:

1.- Look at the following video, it will give you an idea about “Biodiversity”  and how human beings are destroying the environment, check it out!

1.- After watching this video, in teams of 5 reflect upon 5 ways in which you can contribute to help the environment. Then in EXCEL, make a chart in which you will make a survey asking 10 of your classmates about the best ways in which they can take care of the environment, using the 5 ways you previously discuss in teams.

2.- The EXCEL document must have the following characteristics:

  • Combine and center cells.
  • Must have numbers with different formats, such as: coins, decimals, dates, percentages.
  • Present data in an ordered way (ascendant or descendent).
  • Must have autofilters to show which are the best things your classmates do in order to contribute to help the environment.
  • Use formulas and functions.
  • Include a graph in which we can see the results.
  • Include images.
  • Apply a chart format to present information.
  • Show the titles on each book´s page or mark.
  • Save your work as an EXCEL document and use two last names of your team members in order to name the document, for example:

VELAZQUEZ CARRILLO_VIDAL TRASVIÑA_EXCEL

Final Product/Producto Final

1.- Start working on a video in teams of  5 each team will design an object made of recycled material and based on the previous video. You can use Movie Maker  to edit the vide o make it or Power Point.  Be creative, you may include pictures, music, voice, etc.

2.- Create a YouTube account (in case you don´t have one) and upload it.

3.- Share the link in Dropbox in a folder called Recycled material_link video, so the teacher can publish it in the blog. Before sharing the link in DROPBOX, you must copy and paste the link in a word document and write the names of your team members. Apply the CHANGES CONTRO OPTION and use two of your team member´s last names in order to name the document, for example:

VELAZQUEZ CARRILLO_VIDAL TRASVIÑA_VIDEO LINK

YouTube video.

IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBTS PLEASE CONTACT YOUR TEACHER THROUGH E-MAIL zayheri@gmail.com.

Session 3-4

INSTRUCTIONS

Access to the following blog https://oralenglishcommunication2.wordpress.com/ and look up for ACTIVITY 2:  Which are the five marvelous places in Sonora? and click on it, you will find the following information:

Check this link of one Marvelous Place in the State!

Plaza Zaragoza

In order to complete the Speaking Activity 1C :

1.- Students will work in teams of 5 and investigate “Five Marvelous Places in Sonora” according to the following categories:

  1. Most      important churches
  1. Most      beautiful natural features
  1. Most      ancient cities or monuments
  1. Most      interesting museums
  1. Most      popular touristic attractions

Use the following searching tools like Google, Bing, Yahoo, among others; in order to gather information for your work.

2.- Each team member will have to work on one of the categories above, and locate 1 place for each category.

Each team will design a Power Point presentation with the following characteristics:

  • In the first slide write your team member´s names and the title (Five Marvelous Places in Sonora).
  • Insert a chart in which you organize the 5 marvelous places in Sonora.
  • Once I click on each place it should send me to another slide in the same presentation that will show me at least 3 characteristics of the place.
  • You may include images, videos, audio and links to other websites or documents that will give me more information about each place.
  • Use a design for the background of each slide (You can choose one suggested by Power Point).
  • Use effects on each slide, such as transitions and animations.
  • Align the images on each slide.
  • Include the URL of the web pages that you use to gather information.
  • Save your work as a Power Point document and as a Web page, use two last names of the members of your team in order to name the document, for example:

Power Point document: CARRILLO BALLESTEROS_CASTRO CARRILLO_marvelous places

Web page: CARRILLO BALLESTEROS_CASTRO CARRILLO_marvelous places

  1. Also, access to the following blog:

https://oralenglishcommunication2.wordpress.com/

  1. Look up for the COMMENTS section in the following link:

ACTIVITY 2:  Which are the five marvelous places in Sonora?

  1. In the COMMENTS SECTION write your team members names, copy and paste your WEB PRESENTATION URL, you will need an e mail address (You can use the one you have for DROPBOX) or you can use your FACEBOOK OR TWITTER accounts in order to write, WHICH IS YOUR FAVORITE MARVELOUS PLACE IN SONORA? Write 3 ways in which you can promote its care. Give feedback to two other team´s posts and remember to follow these rules before posting your comments:
  • Treat your classmates the same as you want to be treated.
  • Respect people´s privacy.
  • Do not use capital letters only for writing your comments.
  • Check your post´s grammar and spelling.
  • Do not post every 5 minutes.
  • Do not publish embarrassing pictures.
  • Tag wisely.
  • Share your knowledge.
  • Take into consideration that people are busy.
  • Make true friends.

Remember you MUST include your team´s URL WEB PRESENTATION in the COMMENTS section before posting it.

IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBTS PLEASE CONTACT YOUR TEACHER THROUGH E-MAIL zayheri@gmail.com.

Session 1-2

INSTRUCTIONS

Access to the following blog https://oralenglishcommunication2.wordpress.com/ and look up for ACTIVITY 1 : Where can we find some famous mountains in the world? and click on it, you will find the following information:

1.- Once you finish reading ”The Sierra Nevada Mountains” article in the virtual book Our Environment, on p. 2 and 3 investigate the location and the most important characteristics of:

-The Rocky Mountains

-The Himalaya

-The Sierra Nevada Mountains

  • Use the following searching tools like Google, Bing, Yahoo, among others; in order to gather information for your work.

2.- After that, in pairs design a mind map or a graphic organizer in Word in order to organize the information that you searched for.

First, save the Word document with the CONTROL CHANGES option for two other teams to share their work with you and make suggestions.

VELAZQUEZ CARRILLO_VIDAL TRASVIÑA_MIND MAP

Then, you will convert the document to PDF and uploaded into a sharing folder called Famous Mountains in the World_Word using Dropbox.

The teacher will send you an e mail in which you will have access to a link that will allow you to download a software called Dropbox.

Then, as a student create an account and install the software on your computer. If you have any doubts watch the following tutorial:

DROPBOX TUTORIAL

You will use your team´s last names in order to name the document in PDF format before uploading it, and without your classmates’ suggestions example:

FINAL_VELAZQUEZ CARRILLO_VIDAL TRASVIÑA_MIND MAP

Remember to save your work as a PDF document before uploading it in DROPBOX.

PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL WITH YOUR CLASSMATES WORK J.

IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBTS PLEASE CONTACT YOUR TEACHER THROUGH E-MAIL

zayheri@gmail.com.