Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Week 2 with Blogs

Hello Civics Students!

Happy Computer Day! Do you remember any of the blog vocabulary?
draft: (n.) any of the number of versions in the development of a blog

blogger: (n.) someone who keeps a journal on the internet

blog: (n.) a regularly updated website or web page, typically run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style/(v.) to add new material to or regularly update a blog.

post: (n.) a single entry on a blog/(v.) to add a single entry to a blog

publish: (v.) to make your writing available for other people to see (on a blog)

comment: (n.) a written remark expressing an opinion or reaction/ (v.) to make or write a remark on a blog

Here’s the plan for the rest of computer day:

1)     Comment on the picture and question on the screen. If you were not able to make the college tour, talk to Rachel or Deidre and they will bring you a worksheet to use for your comment.

(Image: st. paul college.png)
What are three things you learned on the college tour yesterday? Please be as specific as possible.
2)    Deidre’s blogs:

3)    Practice Quiz:

4)    Vocab/Vocab Donuts! (Put computers away…)

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Introduction to Blogs

Hello class!

Happy Computer day! Are you excited about blogs?

Here are the next few parts of class today:

1) Deidre's Blogs: Deidre will tell us about some blogs about education and college.

2) Next Week's Vocabulary: Please rate your knowledge of next week's academic vocabulary words.

3) College Vocabulary Practice Quiz: This is the SAME QUIZ we will take on Friday. Practice, practice, practice!