Elements of quality comments:
Written like a letter with a greeting, body, and sometimes a closing.
Correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and spacing.
Questions, compliments, and/or relevant new information.
Making connections without revealing personal information like surnames, addresses, birthdays etc.
You won’t always include all of the above in your comments but these are the sorts of things you might aim for.
Make a comment below to tell me 1 thing you learned about what makes a quality comment.
Check out the Info-graphics my “A Day” students made to help them remember our 5 rules for Quality Blog Comments. Students were allowed to choose either Google Drawing or Google Slides to make their infographic.
1. Click the link below and scroll down to read about Quality Commenting. Student Blogging Challenge: Quality Comments
2. Watch one of the 2 Quality Commenting Videos.
3. Answer the Warm Up Question in Google Classroom
4. Use the directions in Google Classroom to make an Infographic of our class blog commenting guidelines.
Extra Credit Assignment for B Day Students: Write a comment describing one thing you learned about one of your classmates that you never knew before. Remember my commenting guidelines. Click here to read them. Commenting Guidelines
Don’t YAP about your YAPPY
We are participating in the student blogging challenge. click the link here to read more about what the challenge is about. Student Blogging Challenge
Who is participating in the challenge?
So what is this blogging thing anyway? Most of you are probably new to blogging so I am sharing a video to learn what this is all about. What is blogging?
I am also including two links to websites to learn about the history of blogging and to further explain what blogging is. History of Blogging
What is a blog? We are going to be learning all about blogging, the ins and outs of it. Some of you may even get the chance to make your own blog!
Your first assignment is to watch the video and read at least one of the website articles. Then write a 1-2 sentence explanation of what a blog is as if you were explaining to someone who has never heard of it before.