Scripta User Guide

Teaching Tools

The "click block" feature of Scripta can be used to construct interactive quiz/review material for students. The format is (1) question (2) answer, where the answer is hidden until the student clicks on it. Click on it again to re-hide the answer.

History Questions

Question 1.
What was the name of the Roman general who wrote a book about his conquest of Gaul?
Answer
Julius Caesar
Source
[env.question]
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What was the name of the Roman general
who wrote a book about his conquest of Gaul?
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[click.answer]
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Julius Caesar
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You can say [env.question], [env.problem], etc., depending on the context. What goes for env blocks also goes for click blocks. You can say [click.answer], [click.hint], etc. Below we use both answers and hints:

Question 2.
Who is buried in Grant’s tomb?
Hint
Think about it!
Answer
President Ulysses S. Grant

Math Questions

Using the same format as above, you can also write mathematics problems.

Problem 1.
Expand \((a+b)^2\)
Solution
\(a^2 + 2ab + b^2\)
Problem 2.
Factor the number 510510.
Hint
Use trial division
Solution
\(2\cdot 3\cdot 5\cdot 7\cdot 11\cdot 13\)

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