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Click "+ Add New" then "Activity"



 

Select the type of Learning Activity you would like to build by clicking the arrow to the left



 

Choose a Skillbuilder type

You will see explanations for how each Skillbuilder type works. For this demonstration we will build a Sentence Editing activity. In this type of activity students are presented with the incorrect sentences with a second version for them to revise using a text-editing tool. These revisions are focused on fixing grammatical errors. Students may print their results out for class discussion or follow up.



 

Give the activity a title, choose a class, and select a due date

The Student Directions will automatically be filled in, but you can edit them if you wish.


 

Click "Content" to begin adding material to the activity



 

Click either "Add Clipped Text" or "Add New Text" to add content to the activity



 

Adding clipped text

Choose the Assignment and source of the clipped text and then click and highlight each item to make it into a Skillbuilder. Click Add Selected to Activity when you're ready.



 

Adding new text:

Type or paste in a sample sentence and then click Save. You can only add one sentence at a time.



 

Once your content is added, click "Save"



 

Click "Preview Activity" to preview the activity



 

Click "Close" when you're done previewing



 

Click "Done, return to Dashboard"



Activate the activity when you're ready


"Activate this Activity?" link appears below the assignment on your dashboard.

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