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Week 7 Assignments


This week you have the usual reading/storytelling assignments, and then next week (Week 8), will be a review week, with no new reading. So, enjoy the reading this week, and I hope you will find some really good material to use for your own story.


I would also urge everybody to take a look at the Tech Tip options available this week and every week. If you have not seen all the different possibilities there, take a look: you can learn how to add new features to your blog, how to optimize your use of Canvas, along with all kinds of other useful tricks and tips. Here's the list: Extra Credit Tech Tips. You can do one for Week 7, and you can also just keep on going and do a whole bunch of them if you want, doing the Declarations for Week 8, Week 9, and so on. All those Declarations are open and available to you in Canvas right now. :-)


Reading - Storytelling - Project - Feedback - Comments - Extra Credit





Click on the link for your class:

Here are the Notes guidelines plus all the different Reading Notes Strategies to experiment with. Now that we are at the half-way point of the reading assignments for the semester, take a look back through your notes posts to assess your work so far. Can you tell which notetaking strategies are helping you the most with your writing? Are your notes too long? Too short? Based on what you have learned so far, you can now start to optimize your reading/notetaking approach.

Tuesday due date: READING 

4 points  appx. 1-2 hours 
Wednesday due date: READING   4 points  appx. 1-2 hours 





Thursday due date: STORYTELLING

4 points  appx. 1 hour

Here are the assignment guidelines: Week 7 Storytelling. Next week is a Review Week (no new reading, no new storytelling), so I hope you will enjoy a good burst of creative energy for this week's story post.







Here are the final assignments for the week:



8 points  appx. 60-90 min.

Check for the last email you received from me about your project; you will find the link you need for this week's assignment in that email. If you need me to send you the email again, just let me know! To see the project assignments for the whole semester, visit the Project Overview page.

PROJECT FEEDBACK 6 points 45 min. - 1 hour

Here are the instructions for the Project Feedback assignment for Week 7.

BLOG COMMENTS 4 points 30 min. - 45 min.

When you do the Blog Comments this week, you will see mostly stories from Week 5 and Week 6, plus some Week 7 stories too since some people are working ahead... and working ahead is always a good option!





These extra credit options are here to help with managing your grade, but they are also meant to help you expand and extend your learning in this class, based on your own interests. So, if you have not done any extra credit options so far this semester, I would urge you to give that a try and see what new things you can learn! See Week 2 Extra Credit for details.


You can do these extra credit options any time during the week.

Extra Reading. Make up missed reading or explore new topics in your class: Myth-Folklore or Indian Epics.


Extra Commenting

4 points  45 min. - 1 hour 

Extra Writing: Microfictions OR Microfiction Revision

4 points  30 min. - 45 min.
Check-in/Connection. 2 points
15 min. - 30 min.
Growth Mindset OR H.E.A.R.T. 2 points   15 min. - 30 min.
Wikipedia Trails
2 points   15 min. - 30 min. 
Tech Tips.  2 points 15 min. - 30 min. 
These additional extra credit options are for the end of the week OR you can use them at the START of the new week, looking back on the week you just finished:
Famous Last Words 2 points   15 min. - 30 min. 
Back-up and Review 2 points   15 min. - 30 min. 






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