Using Google Forms is pretty easy. Before we get into creating them, try the first few activities so you get an idea how answers can be recorded.


Idioms: Weird Words and Phrases

People often state that the English language is a hard one to learn - and they are correct! The English language is made up of many different languages and incorporates words and phrases from each of them. The toughest part of the langauge to learn is the part that doesn't seem to make any sense - idioms.

An idiom is a phrase where the words used together have a meaning that is different from the dictionary definitions of the individual words. For example, a person might say "It's raining cats and dogs," meaning it is raining hard. Someone who does not understand the this idiom might think the person is crazy. After all, cats and dogs do not fall from the sky. Use the following site: UsingEnglish.comto define the following idioms.



Ugly By Nature: The World's 13 Ugliest Animals

In the first activity using Google Forms (Idioms: Weird Words and Phrases), I asked that you type in your responses in the fill-in-the-blank slots. In this activity you will be presented with a multitude of response format options - for example, multiple choice, check boxes, true/false and fill-in-the-blank.

Working alone or with a (one) partner use the WebEcoist blog post: Ugly By Nature: The World's 13 Ugliest Animals to answer the following questions. Even if you work with a partner, each of you must submit your own answer document. Hints have been provided where needed to assist you.

There are two scroll bars on this page -- you need to use the inside scroll bar to be able to complete the entire activity.