Revisit your summer learning
experience:
write a reflective story
www.myenglishonline.ca
What you will learn here:
www.myenglishonline.ca
Our Summer Course is almost over –
time to reflect on it:
1. A short intr...
www.myenglishonline.ca
What is a reflection?
1 . Reflect on your learning
www.myenglishonline.ca
You may ask yourself questions like these:
What did I do?
What was imp...
1 . Reflect on your learning
www.myenglishonline.ca
This means that you are doing the following:
What did I do? => Remembe...
1. Reflect on your learning
www.myenglishonline.ca
Your Turn
A good way to start a reflection process is to
create a mind ...
1. Reflect on your learning
www.myenglishonline.ca
2. Reflect on your learning
www.myenglishonline.ca
After browsing
your mind and
revisiting your
learning
experience…
After...
A paragraph talks about one main idea.
This main idea is the topic of the paragraph.
The paragraph includes specific detai...
Topic Sentence: During the Online Summer Folklorama I made a presentation
about my home country.
1. Supporting Sentence: T...
3. Linking words
When writing a paragraph, it is very important
to connect the sentences with linking words!
Linking words...
3. Linking words
• Firstly, secondly, finally…
• Then
• 2010, 2011….
Sequencing ideas
• and
• In addition
• also
Adding in...
3. Linking words
Link Collection:
http://www.michellehenry.fr/link.htm
http://www.eslflow.com/transitionalconnectingandlin...
3. Linking words
Handouts
Transitions & Linking Words
www.uni-klu.ac.at/hlg/sber/downloads/linking_words.pdf
LINKING WORDS...
www.myenglishonline.ca
Your Turn to Practise
Follow the reflective questions and write a story
about your learning experi...
Begin with a topic sentence. The
topic sentence introduces what
you want to talk about. It makes
the reader want to know m...
Thank you for your hard work!
See you again…
www.myenglishonline.ca
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Smooc13 w9 reflecting on learning

531

Published on

Reflecting on Learning

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
531
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
5
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Smooc13 w9 reflecting on learning

  1. 1. Revisit your summer learning experience: write a reflective story www.myenglishonline.ca
  2. 2. What you will learn here: www.myenglishonline.ca Our Summer Course is almost over – time to reflect on it: 1. A short introduction about reflections 2. A quick review about writing a paragraph 3. A quick review about linking words 4. Finally: Write a story using some prompts
  3. 3. www.myenglishonline.ca What is a reflection?
  4. 4. 1 . Reflect on your learning www.myenglishonline.ca You may ask yourself questions like these: What did I do? What was important about it? Where could I use it again? Do I see any patterns in what I did? How well did I do? What should I do next? Model developed by Peter Poppas
  5. 5. 1 . Reflect on your learning www.myenglishonline.ca This means that you are doing the following: What did I do? => Remembering What was important about it? => Understanding / Assessing Where could I use it again? => Applying Do I see any patterns in what I did?=> Analyzing How well did I do? => Evaluating What should I do next? => Creating Model developed by Peter Poppas
  6. 6. 1. Reflect on your learning www.myenglishonline.ca Your Turn A good way to start a reflection process is to create a mind map: •More about mind maps: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mind_map •Nice free mind map program: http://www.mindmaple.com/
  7. 7. 1. Reflect on your learning www.myenglishonline.ca
  8. 8. 2. Reflect on your learning www.myenglishonline.ca After browsing your mind and revisiting your learning experience… After making some notes…. Write down your thoughts: we will use the paragraph format.
  9. 9. A paragraph talks about one main idea. This main idea is the topic of the paragraph. The paragraph includes specific details and examples about the main idea. Topic Sentence 1. Supporting Sentence 2. Supporting Sentence 3. Supporting Sentence Concluding sentence 2. What is a paragraph?
  10. 10. Topic Sentence: During the Online Summer Folklorama I made a presentation about my home country. 1. Supporting Sentence: This was my very first presentation in English! I created a PPT and sent it to my e-Facilitator. It was a lot of fun to select nice pictures. 2. Supporting Sentence: Then I presented during the online class. I was very excited and nervous. But things went well. I got some feed back from my e-Facilitator regarding pronunciation which was helpful. Concluding sentence: I realized that making such a presentation was not as difficult as I thought initially. It was also very interesting to watch all the other presentations. Practice: Main Idea, Topic Sentence, Supporting Details and Concluding Sentence Main Idea: My first English presentation
  11. 11. 3. Linking words When writing a paragraph, it is very important to connect the sentences with linking words! Linking words/phrases can be used to add ideas together, contrast them, or show the reason for something. http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/flatmates/episode107/langua gepoint.shtml
  12. 12. 3. Linking words • Firstly, secondly, finally… • Then • 2010, 2011…. Sequencing ideas • and • In addition • also Adding information • Due to the fact • Because • Since Giving a reason • but • Despite the factContrasting ideas • therefore • soGiving a result
  13. 13. 3. Linking words Link Collection: http://www.michellehenry.fr/link.htm http://www.eslflow.com/transitionalconnectingandlinkingwords.html Overview http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conjunctions.htm Excellent interactive BBC site: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/flatmates/episode64/languagepoint.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar/learnit/#g Excellent, interactive U of Vic site: http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/courses/elc/sample/beginner/wt/wt_22.htm
  14. 14. 3. Linking words Handouts Transitions & Linking Words www.uni-klu.ac.at/hlg/sber/downloads/linking_words.pdf LINKING WORDS AND PHRASES - Flinders University www.flinders.edu.au/slc_files/.../linking_words_phrases.pdf Quizzes http://www.learn-english-today.com/wordgames/hotpot-quizzes/linking-words1.html http://a4esl.org/q/h/vm/connectwords.html http://www.esl-lounge.com/student/grammar/4g67-linking-words.php http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/flatmates/episode64/quiz.shtml
  15. 15. www.myenglishonline.ca Your Turn to Practise Follow the reflective questions and write a story about your learning experience this summer. Use the prompts on the following page if you think they are helpful. Save your reflection in your Learning Journal. The e-Facilitators will be happy to give feedback!
  16. 16. Begin with a topic sentence. The topic sentence introduces what you want to talk about. It makes the reader want to know more. The summer course with English Online was an interesting learning experience. Add two or three supporting sentences. First you can explain what activities you did. Then you can tell the reader what was challenging or new….finally you can mention where you will use your new skills. You should add examples. I choose the following…. Write a concluding sentence. It summarizes what has been said. You might want to add what you will do next. Looking back this was a great……
  17. 17. Thank you for your hard work! See you again… www.myenglishonline.ca
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×