Part I: Oct 16–20
LOOKING AFTER THE PLANET
Part II: Oct 20-29 Part III(a): Oct 20-23 Part III(b): Oct 23-25 Part IV: Oct 25-27
Part V: Oct 27-29
Study the materials in the unit “Looking After the Planet”. Brainstorm the topic in your Group Work Space Debate. Find a partner from your group for your Skype speaking activity (Part II). Meet your partner in Skype and record various pair work activities. Send the recordings to the classroom Forum. Write an essay (individually) and send it to the Group Work Space Debate for feedback from other group members. Read your group mates’ essays and offer some feedback (content and language). Rewrite your essay incorporating suggestions from your group mates and teacher. Send the finished essay the classroom Forum. Complete an Error Correction exercise your teacher will post to the classroom. Comment on the content of essays in the classroom Forum.
Please note these dates are recommended deadlines but if it is more convenient for you, you can always send work to the classroom before these dates.
read an article about what you can do at home to help the environment listen to ideas and advice for saving energy study and practise the grammar of future expressions and clauses of purpose study words related to environmental disasters and solutions write about environmental initiatives in your home or town speak about being environmentally-friendly
60% Individual Essay sent to the Classroom Forum Completion of the task (Have you answered the question?) Use of grammar Use of vocabulary and expressions from the unit Organisation of essay into paragraphs and use of linking expressions 20% Contribution to Group Work (i.e. feedback to group mates) Completion of the task (Have you given your group mates feedback?) 20% Recorded Skype conversation Completion of the task (Have you done all 3 tasks?)
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