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  1. Assignments and Quizzes and Writing Prompts…Oh My! Matt Monjan

  2. Creating a Writing Prompt Log into www.unitedstreaming.com Click on the “Teacher Center” link matt.monjan *********

  3. Click on the Writing Prompt Icon

  4. Creating and Searching Click on the Search button to search for existing Writing Prompts Click on the Copy link to add the Writing Prompt to your content or click on the Writing Prompt link to view the prompt

  5. Creating and Searching Click on the Create New button to create a new Writing Prompts

  6. Create a Title, select a Subject Area, and Grade Level “Out Damned Spot” Click on the Save/Continue Button – BE SURE TO TURN OFF POP-UP BLOCKERS FIRST!

  7. Saving to My Content Area Choose to Save to Existing Folder(like My Content) or Save to New Folder Then select the “Save” Button Select “Done” Button

  8. Enter a keyword and choose “image” or “clip art” Then choose the “Continue” button

  9. Click on the link to add the image to your prompt

  10. Choose Your Page Orientation and Border Size

  11. Enter the Writing part of your Writing Prompt 2,000 character maximum

  12. You can then Preview your prompt or go straight to the Summary button Give your students the Link next to point # 2 so that they can access your work!

  13. Creating an Interactive Quiz Log into www.unitedstreaming.com Click on the “Teacher Center” link matt.monjan *********

  14. Click on the Quiz Builder Icon

  15. Searching for a Quiz Place a checkmark next to My Quizzesor Discovery Education streamingQuizzes My Quizzes searches the quizzes that you have already created. Discovery Education streaming quizzes searches Discovery Education quiz databank

  16. Creating a Quiz Click on the Create New Button

  17. What’s Shakin’ Shakespeare? Add in your information – Fields marked with a * are mandatory

  18. Watch the video and then take the quiz Fill in all of the boxes and check the Display to Students Box Choose your Quiz Options To understand Shakespeare “the Man” and how he developed his writing style Don’t let Matt sit next to Hall! Click on the Save/Continue Button – BE SURE TO TURN OFF POP-UP BLOCKERS FIRST!

  19. Save Quiz to My Content Area Choose to Save to Existing Folder(like My Content) or Save to New Folder Then select the “Save” Button Select “Done” Button

  20. Adding Material To Your Quiz Choose the type of Material You would like to add to your quiz Shakespeare Search My Content or Discovery Education’s

  21. Check the boxes to add material to your quiz You can check as many boxes as you would like – you only need to click on done after choosing ALL of your material first NOTE: You can toggle between full videos to segments, to images, songs, etc by using search box on left

  22. Content is added below in the Current Media Box

  23. Adding Questions Create your own question or use one from the quiz data bank

  24. Creating your own questions Choose your Question Type:Multiple Choice (single answer) Multiple Choice (multiple answer) Short Answer/Essay True/False

  25. Shakespeare expanded the roles of two characters in his version of Romeo and Juliet. Those two characters were _____. • Enter your question • Provide a hint (e.g. watch the movie) • Provide a note when correct answer is chosen • Provide a note when wrong answer is chosen • Enter your quiz answers and select the correct answer • Click on the Add Question Button • Click on the Continue Button Watch the movie Great Job! Oops try again Mercutio and Nurse Paris and Mercutio Lady Capulet and Nurse Friar Lawrence and Tybalt

  26. Choosing questions from the Quiz Databank Create your own question or use one from the quiz data bank

  27. Choosing questions from the Quiz Databank Enter a Keyword and click on the Go button Shakespeare

  28. Place a check mark next to the questions that you want to add • Click on the question link to see how it is formed • Click on the source video link to see the video that supports the question • Click on the Add Selected Questions to Quiz button

  29. Preview your quiz Print out your quiz in Word w/or without the correct answers

  30. Summary Page Provide the code and/or link to your students. Students should click on link and then enter their first, space, and last name

  31. Creating an Assignment Log into www.unitedstreaming.com Click on the “Teacher Center” link matt.monjan *********

  32. Click on the Assignment Builder

  33. Searching for created assignments Place a checkmark next to My Assignments, School Assignments District Assignments, or Discovery Education streaming Assignments Then click on the Search button

  34. Creating your own Assignment Click on the Create New button to create a new Writing Prompts

  35. Enter in the Mandatory Information: Title, Subject Area and Grade Levels Shakespeare Assignment

  36. All the world’s a stage! Shakespeare has been called the greatest writer of the English language, but who was Shakespeare? What kind of a world did he live in? Why is he so great? Watch the videos attached in this assignment, and in combination with your research, provide an inside look at Shakespeare’s life and times, his use of language, and the nitty-gritty of Elizabethan drama. Enter in your instructions, objectives and teacher notes (for your eyes only) and then click on the save/continue button To understand how Shakespeare developed his writing style Don’t let Billy sit next to Suzy during this session

  37. Save Assignment to My Content Area Choose to Save to Existing Folder(like My Content) or Save to New Folder Then select the “Save” Button Select “Done” Button

  38. Add Material To Your Assignment Add Videos, Segments, Images, etc Or Add Quizzes and/or Writing Prompts

  39. Add Material To Your Assignment Type in a keyword – search streaming library or My Content then click on the Search button Shakespeare

  40. Check the boxes to add material to your Assignment You can check as many boxes as you would like – you only need to click on done after choosing ALL of your material first NOTE: You can toggle between full videos to segments, to images, songs, etc by using search box on left

  41. Media is added to the Current Media and Activities Box

  42. Add Material To Your Assignment Add Quizzes and/or Writing Prompts - Type in a keyword Frogs

  43. Add Material To Your Assignment Add a links to other websites

  44. Discovery Interactive Atlas streaming.discoveryeducation.com/hotbox/atlas/index.cfm Launch the Atlas and explore four countries that Shakespeare Mentions in his plays Add in your links and give them some description Click on the Close button

  45. Add Material Instructions (optional) For each asset that you choose (videos, websites, etc) you can add individual instruction. Click on the Continue button Watch the video and come to class with a report Listen to the Gcast quote from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Name three more of his tragedies and get a bonus if you can add a quote. Get even more extra credit by staging a 2 minute play!

  46. Summary Page Provide the code and/or link to your students. Students should click on link and then enter their first, space, and last name