Introduction to JMix. Step-by-Step. Open up the Hot Potatoes package Click on JMix Give your quiz a title Type a sentence in the ‘Main sentence’ box, placing one word on each line Save as a master file Export as a htm file (either standard WebPages or drag and drop) rename and save
Select the Hot potatoes option from the Start: Programs: menu as shown
Click on JMix menu as shown
Clicking on JMix brings up this screen menu as shown
Type your title here
Type in a sentence. Put each word of the sentence on a new line
Click this icon to save as a master file. You can open this file and edit your quiz whenever you like
Click this icon to create a Hot Pot version 6 WebPage - the form in which the student will see your quiz. (Choose version 5 if you are using version 5 of the browser)
The WebPage is an .htm file. Name the .htm – it’s a good idea to give it the same name as the master file so that you can tell later which WebPage belongs to which master file
Select view the exercise in my browser to have a look at the finished product
The student needs to click on the words in the correct order to make the sentence.
As each word is clicked, it moves to the box above. Click ‘Check’ when you’ve finished
A message box repeats the sentence in the order that you chose and tells you whether or not you’re right
Click OK, Restart and then try again until it’s right chose and tells you whether or not you’re right
You may want to alter the name so that it’s distinguishable from the first WebPage you created
Drag and drop the words into the order you think is correct. Then click Check as before.
Step-by-Step Then click Check as before.