Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Goal Setting Practice Quiz

Hey EAP students!

Click here for this week's practice quiz. Thanks for your hard work and dedication!

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Last Week of Summer Quarter

Hello All,

Happy Wednesday! Thank you for your work with blogs this quarter. Before we get started on the activities for today, please take a moment to reflect on the following questions. Write down your answers on the handout Deidre gives you. 

1- What did you learn about blogs this quarter? List three specific things.
2- What are some reasons why bloggers blog? Give at least two examples of themes people blog about.
3-  In your opinion, is it more important for a blog to look visually appealing or have interesting information. Explain your answer.
4- Would you ever consider starting a blog of your own? Why or why not?

Today's read along:
Part 1:
Part 2:

Today's practice quiz:

Feel free to take a look at a different blog/website from last week's worksheet if you would like to try something different:

And don't forget... 

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Practice Quiz: Legal terms (Week 1)

Hello Everyone!

I hope you enjoyed the blog activity with Deidre. When you have time, please take the vocabulary practice quiz below;

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

ISeek & Practice Quiz: Week 7

Hi Everyone!

Today's class will be made up of four parts:

Part 1: Q.O.D.

Part 2; Review vocab.

Part 3: ISeek Skills Assessment
Skills Assessment

Part 4: Practice Quiz

Part 5: Blog activity 


Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Blog Posts, Minnesota History, and Practice Quiz

Hello Civics 2! Happy Wednesday. Today's plan for computer day is below:

Step 1: Take the practice quiz below.

Step 4: Walk around the room: tell students about your story.

Step 3: Write full sentences for your answers from yesterday's 5W's Worksheet.

Step 4: Edit this blogpost. (Rachel will come sign your group in) Add your story to the correct spot below the picture:


Immigrants in Minnesota

Center for Victims of Torture

American Indian Movement

Minnesota State Fair

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Vocab. & Article Summary: Union Tries to Strike a Balance

Hello Civics Class,

Happy Wednesday! Can you remember the 5 W's from the worksheet yesterday? Highlight the text below for a reminder.

Group 1:  Who is the audience of the article? Who does the topic involve?
Group 2: What is the topic of the article? What are the facts?
Group 3: When do the events in the article take place? What specific dates are mentioned?
                Where do the events in the article take place? What countries, states, or cities are mentioned?
Group 4: Why do you think this information is important? Did you find the article interesting? Why or why not? 
Please choose one person from your group to type your answer to yesterday's worksheet in the comments section below. Once all groups have posted, we should have a great summary of the article. Here are a few tips:

  • Try to write your answer as a full sentence. 
  • Don't forget to comment as "Anonymous" 
  • Add your group members' names to the bottom of your comment. 

When you finish, please take the practice quiz for this week's academic vocabulary.

Thank you for your hard work!

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Work Safety

Hey Civics Class-

Happy Wednesday! Today will be a fun computer day in class.

Part 1) First, we will finish the activity we started yesterday in class. Here's the picture in case you forgot it at home:

Part 2) After you finish writing your story, please type it in the comments section of the blog. Remember to change your name to "Anonymous" before you submit your comment.  Because your comment will be anonymous, it would be a good idea to add the names of people in your group to the end of your story.

Part 3) Take the vocabulary practice quiz! (Same as tomorrow's quiz)

Part 4) Work Safety Online Activity (see worksheet)

Part 5) Blogs with Deidre:

Thank you!