- Midterms (answers)
- Creating an About Me page and adding it to the top menu
- other blog wishlist items?
- types of resources (blogs) to find
- how to find them using Google
- guests next week
- Writing assignments
How to add an About Me page to your top menu
Searching for blogs on Google
- include 'site:blogspot.com' or 'site:wordpress.com' in your search.
- include the word 'blogroll' in your search to find others' lists of blogs.
- click 'Search Tools' and select News/Blogs
- How to Write a Narrative Essay (from WriteWell)
- Structure of a Personal Narrative Essay
- Graphic Organizer#1
- Narrative Essay Prompts
- Questions to ask yourself as you plan your narrative essay
- What's the 'lesson learned' and/or moral of the story?
- What's your hook? How can you start in an interesting way?
- What are the chronological details you will include in the story?
About Me Page Show your About Me pages to each other.
Share any questions, feedback, or suggestions.
Blog Links - Network Building Page Which blogs will you link to?
Which specific posts are of interest?
Why did you choose those?
What will you say about them?
Narrative Essays What story might you tell that’s related to your blog?
What is the point or ‘lesson learned’ from the story?
- Post your About Me page on your blog. Try to add a top menu link to it.
- Network Building Page
Create a blog post that links to three specific blog posts. Add some personal commentary and/or opinion.
- (Optional) Post comments on the bloggers' posts
- Write a narrative essay relevant to the topic of your blog. This can tell your own personal story or the story of someone else (as long as it's related to your blog topic). Please write the first draft of this story on a shared Google Doc. Due: by 8pm Nov. 1,