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Creating an Online Community Through Electronic Portfolios

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Creating an Online Community Through Electronic Portfolios

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time Several sessions over one semester
Lesson Author

Elizabeth Potash

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Lesson Plans

Activities & Projects

Tips & How-To's

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   6 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Creating Character Blogs

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

Giving Voice to Students Through "This I Believe" Podcasts

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

Latino Poetry Blog: Blogging as a Forum for Open Discussion

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

Weekly Writer’s Blogs: Building a Reflective Community of Support

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

Blogging With Photovoice: Sharing Pictures in an Integrated Classroom

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.

 

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ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Blog About Courage Using Photos

Engage teens in this activity in which they use photographs to examine and write about courage on a blog.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Create a Career Blog

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.

 

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TIPS & HOW-TO'S

Grades   6 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

How to Start a Blog

Composing a blog entry gives teens practice in organizing and presenting their ideas effectively and a chance to communicate with their readers.

 

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