How to set a drag and drop task

Creating an automatically marked drag and drop task from an existing text:

  1. Find an appropriate text, select and copy it (Ctrl-c)
  2. Log in at  Click 'Set Work' then 'Create Resource'.
  3. Enter a name for your activity
  4. Select 'Gap Fill' from the palette on the right.  A new activity should appear.
  5. Click into the new activity and paste the text (Ctrl-v)
  6. Double-click on a word you wish students to locate, or drag the mouse to select just a few letters
  7. Click 'Add Gap'
  8. Repeat 6 and 7 as necessary
  9. Click the small blue spanner in the top right corner of the gap fill activity.  Select 'Drag and drop'.

Setting this task for your students:

  1. Click 'Set' at the top of the screen.
  2. Select the required group of students, or click 'add' to create a new group.
  3. The 'More' tab offers the following options:
    • to set a deadline
    • to allow students to communicate using the notice board
    • to share the task with colleagues by selecting a name from the list
  4. Click 'Set'.

To supervise or assess a task, select it from the Home screen.