Workshop_14: The MLA Presentation Day 1

Summary: Six students successfully presented their proposals. I did not provide student samples other than the instructions because this is a writing class, but on reflection, I will provide presentations examples in the future. If you would like to volunteer to put your presentation on this website, please let me know. We had an excellent presentation day and you have the video recording in your inboxes. Stratvert, K. (2020, July 24). How to properly present PowerPoint slides in Zoom [Video]. Youtube.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNOZRa089-U How to properly present PowerPoint slides in Zoom Summary: Guidelines for your Presentation… Read More

Workshop_13: The MLA Presentation Draft

Summary: The summary is up to you and your progress. I will update when I get feedback closer to the workshop. Guidelines for your MLA Proposal Presentation Draft that are not included in the document. 1. Your talk should be about 8-10 minutes and then 3-5 minutes for questions, comments, and answers. 2. It is good to practice your presentation several times on ZOOM so you can focus on your content while speaking to the camera.  3. There are usually 16 to 20 slides. 4. Your Reference page is single-spaced with MLA… Read More

Workshop_12: The MLA Presentation Design

Summary: Guidelines for your MLA Proposal Presentation Draft that are not included in the document. 1. Your talk should be about 8-10 minutes and then 3-5 minutes for questions, comments, and answers. 2. It is good to practice your presentation several times on ZOOM so you can focus on your content while speaking to the camera.  3. There are usually 16 to 20 slides. 4. Your Reference page is single-spaced with MLA formatting.  5. The MLA in-text citation guide is provided, and the parenthetical in-text citations look like this (Miller “Fairtrade Possibilities”… Read More

Workshop_11: MLA -The Final Draft

Summary: I showed a good example of a paper and its sources. Also how to edit your third draft in-text citations. Homework due via email (Sending earlier than the deadline is great for quick feedback to you!): Do WAVE for your essay before emailing your final MLA draft! W = Put your paper through MLA Essay Write & Improve A = MLA Style -Owl Purdue V = Veritus Certify! Check against Plagiarism -Leander HughesE = Check all Explanations attachments, download “Instructions-for-MLA-Writing_AEW2,” and type your paper directly in the document. Once finished your draft, please email it to me. “Explanations” Attachments: Instructions-for-MLA-Writing_AEW2-2Download AEW2__MLA-Midterm-Assessment-GuidelinesDownload OWL-Purdue-MLA-9th_PPt-3Download MLA… Read More

ICR Class 14: Reflection, class survey, and review of the semester

Summary: Everyone did the Faculty Survey in Manaba at the top of “My Page” under 大学からの課題・アンケート / Specific Assignments/ Surveys, and you also wrote your 3 question self-reflections on your own so we can take a special trip on this Tama Monorail! For Online English Practice Resources for this Summer! Freerice:  is an amazing learning app of many subjects and languages that you can learn from and grow. The more correct answers you get, you can feed children in need faster, and make groups with your friends to get high scores. The educational tutorial about… Read More

ICR Class 13: Cycle 2 Super Book Talk Day

Summary: We had Super Book Talk Day! In Class 14 will we enter the class survey on 07/18/2022, and then go on a special outing!  Please complete your three-question reflections about your Google Document for the last class on your own time.

ICR Class 12: Cycle 2 sharing news stories & graded reader 8: Super Book Talk Preparation

Summary: We are almost finished with your sharing listening to news stories (10) and graded readers (8). When you have time this week, please write reflections in your Google Doc. to think about your English learning progress. The questions are: 1. How did you participate in class today? Please describe as best you can. 2. What did you learn about your issue? You speaking pairs issues?  3. What are your next SMART (simple, manageable, attainable, reasonable, timely) learning goals?  Sample Super Book Talk Slide Shows: Mrs.-Kim-s-Ketchup Download Picture-Puzzle Download Marco Download Anna-and-the-Fighter Download… Read More

第 14回 Class survey and review of the semester, and two presentations -01/16/2023

Summary: Happy New Year!! Everyone did the Faculty Survey in Manaba at the top of “My Page” under 大学からの課題・アンケート / Specific Assignments/ Surveys, and you also wrote your 3 question self-reflections. For Online English Practice Resources for this Winter! Freerice:  is an amazing learning app of many subjects and languages that you can learn from and grow. The more correct answers you get, you can feed children in need faster, and make groups with your friends to get high scores. The educational tutorial about being safe during COVID-19 is informative. And the English vocabulary… Read More

第 13回 Cycle 4 small-group presentations, reflection and self-evaluation/assessment -12/19/2022

Summary: We had Cycle 4 small-group presentations today. Finally, you reflected on the three questions in your Google Doc.  I would like to remind everyone that you need an introduction, conclusion, references, and in-text citations on each slide so you can say where you got your work from. Also, I email your presentation back to you with corrections and feedback. Please do not use your old draft PowerPoints while presenting. Please download my attachment with feedback because as I am trying to help you improve your presentations! Cycle 4 Presentations on 12/12/2022 (Order decided in… Read More

第 12回 Cycle 4 small-group presentations and preparing your research -12/12/2022

Summary: We had two lovely Cycle 4 small-group presentations today. Finally, you reflected on the three questions in your Google Doc.  I would like to remind everyone that you need an introduction, conclusion, references, and in-text citations on each slide so you can say where you got your work from. Also, I email your presentation back to you with corrections and feedback. Please do not use your old draft PowerPoints while presenting. Please download my attachment with feedback because as I am trying to help you improve your presentations! Cycle 4 Presentations on… Read More