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Learning objects Languages online: comprehension task maker

TLF ID M009717

Students can use this tool to create an interactive comprehension activity based on a text. The text can be up to 20 pages long and can include images and sound as well as print. Up to 20 true/false or multiple-choice comprehension questions can be included. The tool also provides three files for the student and teacher to download, a five-part information screen, and 19 examples of comprehension task games already created for Indonesian, Italian, French, German, Spanish and English.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is a valuable tool for students, allowing them to create interactive comprehension tasks for any level and for any topic, in any language and using any script. It also enhances their own comprehension skills. The tool requires them to focus on the text and on creating useful questions that reveal the level of comprehension of those completing the activity.
  • Although useful in a range of learning areas, this tool is particularly valuable for language learning. In both the English and Languages learning areas it can be used to enhance students' comprehension skills to interpret, analyse and synthesise ideas and information.
  • As shown by the examples, testing one of several comprehension types (reading, listening, visual, and multimodal) can be the aim of the game.
  • The tool provides guidelines (including some on how to write multiple-choice questions) and some advice on technical issues. An assessment rubric for teachers is included.
Year level

4; 5; 6; 7

Learning area
  • English

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: State of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Devel
  • Organization: State of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Devel
  • Description: content provider
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.education.vic.gov.au
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: State of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Devel
  • Organization: State of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Devel
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.education.vic.gov.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © State of Victoria (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development). Licensed under NEALS. An educational institution situated in Australia which is not conducted for profit, or a body responsible for administering such an institution, may copy and communicate the materials, other than third party materials, for the educational purposes of the institution. Other uses permitted in accordance with the following conditions of use http://www.education.vic.gov.au/languagesonline/copyright.htm Metadata: © Education Services Australia Ltd. You may use, reproduce, adapt and communicate the metadata for educational, non-commercial purposes.