Tag Archives: PSHS CVisC

PSHS CVisC Q2 English 4 The Medieval Period

As we read texts and complete assessment tasks, let us be reminded of these learning outcomes:

  • Recall terms associated with the Medieval Period.
  • Analyze a literary excerpt in the context of the Medieval Period.
  • Retell the specified scene using a different perspective or write an essay about a different perspective on the specified scene.
  • Recall details from given background information.
  • Describe literary characters.
  • Narrate events and experiences of the main character.
  • Define allegory as exemplified in the texts.

Reading Task 1: The Middle Ages (a general overview)

A quick overview of Literature during the Middle Ages
A quick overview of what life was during the Medieval Period

Reading Task 2: The Quarter 2 Texts

Reading Task 3: The Song of Roland

Quick background of the text and where it is in history
A short visual summary of the text

Reading Task 4: Saint Augustine’s Confessions

The life of St. Augustine
Highlights of Confessions

Reading Task 5: Dante’s Inferno

This is one playlist summarizing the whole text. It also provides helpful summary and analysis.

Find other Quarter 2 files here.

PSHS CVisC Q2 English 6: Effective Listening & Speaking

As you go through these learning materials and work on assessment tasks given, please keep these Desired Learning Outcomes in mind:

  • Identify various strategies to remember information; one’s listening style; cultural nuances; the characteristics of a good listener; ways to improve active listening; how to listen critically; and guidelines for empathic listening.
  • Recognize the importance of note-taking skills; cultural differences in listening; and differences in the way men and women listen.
  • Differentiate note-taking methods and listening styles.
  • Define active listening, critical listening, and empathic listening.
  • Apply appropriate recalling strategy in given tasks; the most appropriate note-taking method in given information; the characteristics of becoming a good listener across all genders; and empathic listening skills in a conversation.
  • Create a resolution on improving listening skills.
  • Formulate ways to address cases of poor listening.
  • Evaluate a talk through critical listening.

Reading Task 1: Ten ways your brain reacts to uncertain times

Reading Task 2: Memorization strategies

Reading Task 3: Common note-taking methods

Reading Task 4: Techniques and tips for listening and note-taking

Self-Check: Listening Style Inventory

Reading Task 5: Four listening styles

Reading Task 6: Cultural awareness by listening

This video file is more of a listening task.

Reading Task 7: Sex differences in listening

Please find other Quarter 2 files here.