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Profile Publisher

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Profile Publisher

Grades 6 – 12
Interactive Type Writing & Publishing Prose
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Students can use the Profile Publisher to mock up or draft online social networking profiles, yearbook profiles, and newspaper or magazine profiles for themselves, other real people (including historical figures), or fictional characters. The tool could also be used for profiles of nonhuman living creatures, inanimate objects or abstract concepts (e.g., profile of an amoeba, an historical monument, or friendship). See a completed sample Profile for a fictional character based on Christopher Myers' Wings to see what a student profile might look like.

Lessons That Use This Interactive

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Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Naming in a Digital World: Creating a Safe Persona on the Internet

Students explore naming conventions in digital and non-digital settings then choose and explain specific names and profiles to represent themselves online.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

There Are No Small Parts: Minor Characters in David Copperfield

This lesson capitalizes on students’ interest in social networking by asking students to build an online profile for a minor character in Charles Dickens' David Copperfield.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Exploring The Prologue to The Canterbury Tales using Wikis

Students study Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales not just for its rich language, but also for the insights it provides into the Middle Ages. Using wikis, students collaborate to study both literature and history on their own terms. They create meaning and build information networks using tools Chaucer himself would have loved.

 

Related Classroom & Professional Development Resources

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Grades   2 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Name Tag Glyphs

In this lesson, students practice a way to communicate without words by using a glyph. They create a name card using information about themselves. Students also interpret glyphs made by others.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Tell Me Your Story: Video-Inspired Vocabulary Writing

Students watch a sample of artistic video clips online and respond through creative writing while using the vocabulary words they are currently studying.

 

Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  August 1

The prototype for the World Wide Web was created in 1990.

Students look at pictures from the past using the WayBack Machine and brainstorm a few websites to explore to think about how they have changed over the years.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Teaching With Blogs

This Strategy Guide describes the processes involved in composing blogs in the classroom, the process of writing regular posts, or entries, that are published online.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Reading Online

In this Strategy Guide you will learn how online reading differs from offline reading and strategies to build and reinforce the skills that online reading requires.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Online Safety

This Strategy Guide describes the strategies involved in ensuring that students understand how to be safe when they participate in online discussion and join social networks.

 

Grades   8 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Literacy Remix: Bridging Adolescents’ In and Out of School Literacies

This resources promotes the use new literacies to help students connect to school texts.