How do I create Fact Lists?

Education Perfect's Fact Lists test students' knowledge by asking them questions based on various subjects. You can make your own Fact Lists based on what your students are doing in class.

To begin, select the purple Content Library tab in your Control Panel.

Set your Content Library to Edit mode, using the switch in the top-right corner of the page.

From here, select Create an activity and then Fact List from the drop-down menu.

From here choose to either build your own list, import from another list or import from a spreadsheet. 
Importing from a spreadsheet is the most straightforward. To do this, select the Import from spreadsheet option.

You can then copy columns of questions and answers from your spreadsheet file to paste directly into the system. Click OK to confirm.

You can form a list based on questions from lists already in the system using the Import from another list button. You can search for questions to add from there.

To build a Fact List from scratch, select Build.

Here, you manually type in questions and answers. Add questions by typing the question on the left or the answer on the right.

Synonyms

When you are editing the list you need to have the options listed separately. Anything within the grey square is a full answer so if you have them all in the same box students will have to write it all out as a single answer.

To enter in a separate acceptable answer (i.e. a synonym) there are a couple of different methods:

  • You can click into the blank space after the last existing definition.
  • As you're typing you can type ; to start a new definition, or as you're typing you can hold down Ctrl (Windows) or Cmd (Mac) and press Enter.

Continue to add as many questions as you would like by selecting Add Question, and repeating the process. Filling in the lowest entry and selecting Enter on the keyboard will also automatically create another entry.

You can still import questions from other lists or from a spreadsheet, by selecting Import at the top of the screen. 

Give your list a name by selecting the title and typing it in. Then click Save List.

Your Fact List will now be showing up in your Private Workspace folder. You can assign it as a Task or Quick Test and if you would like to make it visible to other teachers or students, move it to your school's folders.

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