How to set a reading task

Create a reading task:

  1. Log in at and click 'Reading'.
  2. The default name for the task is 'Reading activity'.  Highlight this to edit.
  3. Enter your instructions in the space provided. You can paste the entire reading text here, or simply enter a textbook page reference.  You can also add a link to any resource on the internet. How to add a link

Specifying how students should respond: 

  1. To set questions requiring written answers, click 'Text' under 'Response' in the right hand panel.
  2. To set automatically marked multiple choice questions click 'Multiple Choice'.
  3. Other kinds of activity may be created similarly.

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.