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First day 10 11


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First day 10 11

  1. 1. SECOND BATXILLERAT <ul><li>TIMETABLE: Mo / Wed / Thurs ‏ (CR2) </li></ul><ul><li>SUMMER WORK? </li></ul><ul><li>marked with up to 1 point added to the 1st term, if it is passed. </li></ul><ul><li>COURSE MATERIAL NEEDED: </li></ul><ul><li>SB, WB, file or folder with sheets, pen, pencil, rubber </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionary at home </li></ul><ul><li>READERS: “Great Expectations” C. Dickens </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oxford </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Brave New World” A. Huxley –new- </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Burlington </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Pendrive and earphones!!!! </li></ul>
  2. 2. Low level? <ul><li>Failed last year? </li></ul><ul><li>The official exam is on 13th October at 3.30 pm </li></ul><ul><li>New English Grammar for Batxillerat Jean Rowan. </li></ul><ul><li>Burlington Books (with free CD-ROM and key) ‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Do you need more practice? </li></ul><ul><li>Extra exercises for you very soon. </li></ul><ul><li>Free library for everybody. Just ask me!!! </li></ul>
  3. 3. EVALUATION CRITERIA <ul><li>Here is a summary: </li></ul><ul><li>Listening 15% 2 tests / term </li></ul><ul><li>Reading 15% </li></ul><ul><li>(Reader’s test 1st & 2nd term; PAU tests 3rd term) ‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar & Vocabulary 20% 1 test / term </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking 25% 2 tasks / term </li></ul><ul><li>Writing 25% 1 test / term </li></ul><ul><li>( 2/3 compositions at home and tasks (50%) and the test (50%)) ‏ </li></ul>
  4. 4. Some considerations: <ul><ul><li>Term marks and end-of year final mark will be rounded up and down taking into account: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>work in class and at home </li></ul><ul><li>interest and effort: participation in class, speaking English, optional exercises, … </li></ul><ul><li>teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>attendance and punctuality, good behaviour, complying class and school rules </li></ul><ul><li>Really important: </li></ul><ul><li>explain and justify your absences to the teacher (in advance or when return) ‏ </li></ul><ul><li>late-comings and non attending lessons will be penalized up to 10%. </li></ul><ul><li>exams will not be repeated on another date. In emergency cases, the parent’s phone call is compulsory, together with the doctor’s certificate. </li></ul><ul><li>all electronic devices must be switched off and kept inside the schoolbag. </li></ul>
  5. 5. FILES <ul><li>Instead of a notebook (too heavy, old-fashioned) ‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Sections: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Notes from explanations, blackboard, … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SB exercises </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glossary: your “New Vocabulary” each unit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handouts. For example: symbols to correct compositions, PAU instructions and marking, … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Worksheets: extra exercises </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your compositions and pieces of writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reader’s dossiers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unit Objectives & Self-assessment sheets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All your marks doc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT Projects / Extra exercises / Optional exercises </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>INDIVIDUAL BLOG: Portfolio and record of written and oral tasks </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS <ul><li>Classblog work </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford Webzone for revision </li></ul><ul><li>ICT projects: combining oral, ICT and writing skills </li></ul><ul><li>Oral tasks </li></ul>
  7. 7. New Assignments this year <ul><li>CLASS JOURNAL </li></ul><ul><li>INDIVIDUAL BLOG </li></ul><ul><li>DAILY WRITING TIPS </li></ul><ul><li>DEBATES </li></ul>
  8. 8. CLASS JOURNAL <ul><li>Every lesson one student will write a summary of what we have done in each lesson, giving all details and telling anecdotes if there are any. It will be published in the blog before the following session. At the end, you must say what you have learnt that day. It will be read aloud in class at the beginning of the following lesson and it must be published in the blog before the following session. </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives : to improve your oral and writing skills, to practise reported speech, narrative and descriptive registers and to keep a record of the lessons. </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation : in the speaking and writing sections, together with the other tasks. </li></ul><ul><li>How often? Twice a term every student. </li></ul><ul><li>In the blog you must write: </li></ul><ul><li>In the Title: the complete date: Wednesday, 8th September 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>In the Label: your name, Class Journal First Term </li></ul>
  9. 9. INDIVIDUAL BLOG <ul><li>You will set up your own blog (like a digital notebook) on a computer session. </li></ul><ul><li>ONLY for educational contents and purposes, it won’t be your Facebook wall! </li></ul><ul><li>Ingredients and Contents : </li></ul><ul><li>Title: your true complete name </li></ul><ul><li>First Message: Explain your summer briefly and what your expectations for this new school course are: what you expect to learn, do or find; or what you would like to do or not during this last course. You can also write about your future plans after leaving secondary school. </li></ul>
  10. 10. -cont indiv blog- <ul><li>Settings / Permissions / Blog authors: write my address [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Settings / Permissions / Blog Readers: Only people I choose (your classmates gmails) </li></ul><ul><li>Sections: Links (start with the Oxford webzone address, a dictionary), Labels </li></ul><ul><li>Settings: Basic / Add your blog to our listings? SAY NO </li></ul><ul><li>Settings: Basic / Let search engines find your blog? SAY NO </li></ul><ul><li>Settings: Basic / Select post editor: Click UPDATED EDITOR </li></ul><ul><li>Settings: Formatting / Show at most : choose 15 posts </li></ul><ul><li>Settings: Basic / Time Zone: find ANDORRA </li></ul><ul><li>Settings: Basic / Language: English </li></ul><ul><li>Settings: Comments / Who Can Comment? Registered Users - includes OpenID </li></ul>
  11. 11. -cont indiv blog- <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>To improve your communication skills, using digital tools, keeping a record of your written and oral productions (portfolio), promote initiative and autonomy in learning, and check your progress throughout the school year, as well as your classmates’ work and progress. </li></ul>
  12. 12. DEBATES <ul><li>Every unit you are going to record your voice talking about an issue related to the unit-topic we will be studying. We are going to use the tool VOXOPOP. </li></ul><ul><li>Instructions soon. </li></ul>