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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Creating an Online Community Through Electronic Portfolios
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Recurring Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Several sessions over one semester|
Grades 6 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students view examples of blogs, learn the basic elements of blog creation, and then create a blog from the perspective of a fictional character.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Unit
Students write and record their own essays for a class blog by first completing a series of activities designed to get them thinking and writing about their experiences.
Grades 8 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
In this lesson, students use blogs to hold discussions about the effect of the factors of culture, history, and environment on Latino poetry.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Recurring Lesson
Students explore the conventions of blog writing while using it to self-reflect on their writing and communicate with classmates about each other's reflections.
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Make the most of your students' diverse ability levels and experience with a prewriting activity in which they describe an abstract idea using blogging and photographs that they have taken.
ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS
Grades 9 – 12 | Activity & Project
Engage teens in this activity in which they use photographs to examine and write about courage on a blog.
Grades 7 – 12 | Activity & Project
This activity invites children and teens to explore various careers and then write about what they might want to be when they grow up in a blog.
TIPS & HOW-TO'S
Grades 6 – 12 | Tip & How-To
Composing a blog entry gives teens practice in organizing and presenting their ideas effectively and a chance to communicate with their readers.