For my bloggers

There are 7 categories to contribute to:

  1. WJHS Life
  2. “How-To”s
  3. Music
  4. Poetry
  5. Sports
  6. Stories & Plays
  7. TV/Movies

Posts should meet the criteria given with each assignment and model good grammar and spelling. Proofread!

Write with your audience in mind (be clear and concise, include not only facts, but your own reflections and opinions)

Encourage a discussion with your readers! Ask questions. You want to solicit comments and create dialogue.

If you used outside sources or readings, use hyperlinks.

Follow district rules. Remember that everything you do online has to follow the acceptable use policy.

Use categories in your posts. You will be blogging about….. shows, books, classes, and music that you like. You can create how to posts and videos that show others your skills.

here are examples

Categories: TV/Movies.

This category is for creative pieces about TV or movie-related topics.

Suggestions:

  • Review a popular TV show or movie.
  • Write an informative article about an actor/actress.
  • Create an interesting list (i.e. Top Ten).
  • Examine the pros and cons of an issue in the TV/movie industry.
  • Write up an interview with someone about a TV show or movie.

Categories: Music.

This category is for creative pieces about music-related topics.

Suggestions:

  • Review new music.
  • Write an informative article about a musician or band.
  • Create an interesting list (i.e. Top Ten).
  • Review a live performance or music video.
  • Write up an interview with someone about a musician or band.

Categories: Sports.

This category is for creative pieces about sports.

Suggestions:

  • Review a recent game.
  • Write an informative article about an athlete.
  • Compare and contrast teams.
  • Write up an interview with someone about an athlete or team.

Categories: How-To….

This category is for creative “How-To” pieces.

Suggestions:

  • Write a recipe with instructions.
  • Give advice, such as How-To stop bullying, be a better friend, etc.
  • Write directions for an arts & crafts project.
  • Write directions for a science experiment.

Categories: WJHS Life.

This category is for creative pieces about miscellaneous topics that arentreally about music, tv, movies, or sports, but might still be interesting to kids in WJHS.

Suggestions:

  • Examine the pros and cons of a school issue.
  • Write up an interview with someone in WJHS (friend or teacher).
  • Create an interesting list of West Jeff things.
  • Write about current events in the area / school..
  • Pose an interesting What if question along with your answer that you would like to ask a student, teacher or administrator.

Categories: Stories & Plays.

This category is for short stories and plays.

Suggestions:

  • Write a story.
  • Use a picture of scene in a magazine as inspiration for a story or play.

 

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