5.3.1. Drawing your scene
|Short task description||Students should (i) determine the main action of their scene and then draw it; (ii) describe the drawing and upload both products into the GameLet environment; (iii) receive points for the timely submission of products and (optional) for the quality of their results (teacher feedback).|
|Aims||To aid student comprehension of their scene|
|Social format||Individual Work|
|Feedback||Students are given points on timely submission of products
(optional: 1 x teacher feedback is given on the quality of the drawing and the description)
|Equipment||Paper and pencils to create the drawing
Moodle forum to upload the drawing
|Time needed||40 min|
|Possibilities for differentiation||Standard version: Students may describe their drawing in L2
↓: Descriptions in L1
↑: Descriptions in L2 + brief summary of their scene
During the Drawing Your Scene game, students will (i) draw either the main action, or an especially interesting action within their scene; (ii) create a description of the drawing and then upload both products in the GameLet environment; (iii) receive points for the timely submission of products and (optional) for the quality of their results (teacher feedback).
Using the game
Create a podcast advertisement
Step 1: Read your scene again. Think about what could make people interested in your podcast.
Step 2: Draw a black & white or a coloured sketch or picture that shows something interesting/funny/... in your scene.
Step 3: Take a photo of your drawing, or scan it.
Step 4: Upload your advertisement drawing into the left menu box titled “Upload your drawings”, on the left side of the screen.
Step 5: Describe the advertisement scene in English and upload and enter your description it the left menu box titled “Describe your scene”. Then click on the ‘Save’ button.
Step 6: Write 3-5 sentences of the key points in your advertisement. And now choose a title. Your teacher will look at your results and then give you feedback.
Do you need language help? These phrases might help you:
- The drawing shows a scene from…
What can you see?
- In the foreground/background, you can see/there is/there are …
- In the middle/at the top/at the bottom …
- On the left/right ...
Who is doing what?
Please use the present progressive, e.g.: Hansel is walking through the forest.
The Awarding points are then displayed, as shown below.
Total possible points: 50 points