Unit 2 Session 6
Session length and engagement with your online classmates depends on YOU, so proceed to the next session whenever you’re ready. Remember that your peers await your contributions. Help them learn with you and from you!
Session 6 PART 1: Oral Communication: Rap or Talk show
CHOICE A: Collaborate in a pair to create a RAP on lifestyles (mainstream, alternative, one or more, up to you). Perform the rap in an audio or video compilation, and share it with the other forum groups in Session 6.
CHOICE B: In groups of 4-6 (ensure you’re working with someone new from your Forum group) create a talk show video, up to 10 minutes in length, and share it with the other forum groups in Session 6.
- Share your project, even if it is incomplete – share the biggest shareable part.
- Examine other groups’ projects and infographics.
- Ponder the answers and contemplate what cultural aspects could be influencing the perspectives. Discuss in class.
ADD YOUR PROJECT TO THIS PADLET GALLERY
CLICK ON THE BOX IN TOP RIGHT CORNER TO OPEN PADLET IN A NEW WINDOW TO EDIT.
Session 6 PART 2: SUMMARY RESPONSE (all groups together)
Record ONE video clip as a pair or three, peers with whom you collaborated on the project.
Answer the question: What have you learned about variety of lifestyles and how each one can potentially impact our lives?
Post your response to the questions.
Reply to 1-2 responses of peers with whom you have not yet interacted.
CODE: 30ec3252 in Flipgrid.com PASSWORD: Speak2Learn
Session 6 PART 3:
Fill in the reflection on your learning and collaboration.
YOUR RESPONSE IS VERY VALUABLE AND MUCH APPRECIATED.
IF YOU DO NOT SEE THE GOOGLE FORM ON THE RIGHT, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A PDF VERSION OF THE REFLECTION SURVEY (Open in Adobe Pro to fill it in directly without printing – save paper 🙂 Your teacher will email it to Connect2Learn.
EXTENSION ACTIVITIES: Writing
Your teacher may ask you to write one of the following:
Blog: Imagine you have decided to change your usual eating habits to a vegan diet. Write a blog post describing your first week and your parents’ reaction to your decision. (personal expression … semi-formal/informal – presenting a point of view, attractively)
Report: Compile a report on the survey conducted by your team and draw conclusions (impersonal communication … formal/semi-formal – organised selection of relevant information + awareness of audience needs)
Article (newspaper, magazine): Write an article for your school magazine encouraging students to take interest one of the alternative lifestyles you’ve read about. (public expression … formal/semi-formal/informal – creating interest, selection of relevant information, audience awareness)
Public commentary (readers’ letters): Write a letter to the editor of one of the websites you’ve encountered promoting an alternative lifestyle and express your disapproval of that lifestyle. Include specific reasons why you object to it. (public expression … formal/semi-formal – concise focus on point of view, selecting and presenting a case)