Lessons are a great way to provide varied learning experiences for students to reinforce classroom learning or to provide effective remote learning experiences for students. Assessments are the natural way to check for understanding, along with polls and blogs. This article will walk you through adding an existing Otus assessment, poll, or blog as an activity in your lesson.

First things first, copy and paste the applicable link to your Otus destination: 

*please note - these links are universal! They will take each student to their unique assessment list, poll, or blog.

Create a New Activity

Open your lesson and use the + to create a new activity.


Add New Resource
Choose Add New Resource and then Link as indicated in the screenshot below.

It may also be helpful to add the same or similar image every time you are linking to an Otus activity.

For Assessments:

  1. Title the activity tile with the name of the assessment. 
  2. Paste the assessment link from above: https://my.otus.com/assessment/list.
  3. Upload an image if desired.
  4. Give instructions for completing the assessment.


For Polls:

  1. Title the activity tile with the name of the blog. 
  2. Paste the poll link from above: 
  3. Give instructions for completing the assignment and remind students to return to the activity to mark it complete. 
  4. Add an image if desired.


For Blogs:

  1. Title the activity tile with the name of the blog. 
  2. Paste the blog link from above: https://my.otus.com/blog. Note: If you have created a blog that you want students to comment on, you can copy and paste that link so student can open the specific post directly. 
  3. Give instructions for completing the assignment, ie Now tell me about you! Read the blog and add a comment to answer the questions.
  4. Add an image if desired.

To learn more about Lessons and Bookshelf, click the links below!

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