Blogging Unit: Digital Citizenship

Daily Prompt

WN #7: Senses Exploration

Practice utilizing all the five senses in your writing: see, hear, feel, taste, smell.  Write for five minutes describing this classroom and all the five senses you’re experiencing at this exact moment.


In this class, you will be creating a blog.

What is a blog?

a personal website or web page on which an individual records opinions, links to other sites, etc. on a regular basis.

Why have one?

After next week, you can officially call yourself a blogger!

But before you do, we need to talk about something very important: digital citizenship.

Here is an overview of my digital citizenship expectations for this class.

Finally, here is a digital citizenship contract everyone needs to sign.

Since we’re doing a bit of cramming due to snow days, let’s get started on tomorrow’s assignment as well.

Time to get the basics of blogging down.   You will be reading about how to blog effectively while completing an open-note blogging quiz.  Feel free to discuss with your neighbors, but complete your own work.

Additional Resources to ensure you’re blogging properly and effectively:

Great Teen Blogs

Blogging Do’s and Don’ts and 10 Blogging Tips: scroll down a bit to read the visual.

Can I use that picture?

Remember, we are meeting in lab 300 tomorrow so you can complete the online portion of this quiz. See you then!





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