You can work individually or in groups of two. TAKE A PHOTO of something important to you. It can be an object, a favourite place, a special landscape, an activity that you do and love … NO PHOTOS WITH PEOPLE, PLEASE!!!!
Upload that photo into the tool THINGLINK. Fill that photo with tags on what is important to you, what interests you the most.
Here are some guidelines that you can follow:
favourite topics ( cars, sports, history …)
favourite places (in your home, community, in Portugal, in the world)
favourite TV shows, websites games …
favourite music styles, instruments, composers, bands, songs; dance styles, dancers…
favourite weekend/holidays activities
favourite technological inventions/gadgets
2 childhood memories or 2 memories from summer holidays
2 interesting facts about Portugal or what you like most about Portugal
2 interesting facts that you’ve learned this year
FEEL FREE to write about any other aspects …
YOU HAVE TO WRITE ON at least 8 ITEMS/TOPICS ABOVE!!! SO YOU MUST HAVE 8 TAGS!!!
You have to write text and record your voice reading that text. You have to include photos that you take or images. If you need copyright-free images have a look at the site PIXABAY.
You have to include at least other PHOTOS,IMAGES, 1 interesting VIDEO, 1 LINK to an interesting website, article … You can include a link to a song. If you visit SOUNDCLOUD, you’ll find songs that you can download or use Embed Code or URL to share with others.
You can add background music. Click on SETTINGS and then Upload AUDIO. You need an audio file in your computer.
WATCH THIS TUTORIAL ON HOW TO USE THINGLINK:
HERE ARE OUR MASTERPIECES!
Now have a look at the Thinglinks and enjoy everything your classmates are sharing with you. Read and listen to the texts. Watch videos, photos, open links.
Choose 2 and analyse them. Think about their positive aspects and make some suggestions for improvement (sugestões de melhoria). Open the Google Doc below , follow the instructions and fill in the table.
Did you enjoy doing this activity? Did you like using the tool Thinglink? Explain why or why not in the COMMENT AREA below. Do you like doing group work? In your opinion what are the pros and cons (prós e contras) of group work? Leave your comments in the COMMENT AREA below.