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KidBlog: How to Lose Your Readers

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This podcast is part of the series: KidBlog

Creator:

Farrah Kilgo


School/Organization:

Ivalee Elementary 

Etowah County School District

Overview:

Rusty the guide dog explains what not to do when creating a blog post. Topics include using all caps, copying and pasting text from other websites, using poor grammar, and more.


Length: 2:15

Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Technology Education

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

TC2 (3-5)
10. Use digital environments to collaborate and communicate.
Examples: publishing online journals, sharing presentations, contributing to online discussions, communicating with experts
  • Producing digital works collaboratively
  • Examples: developing shared writing projects and group multimedia projects
     
    TC2 (6-8)
    12. Use digital tools to communicate and collaborate at all levels from interpersonal to global.
    Examples: instant messages, e-mail, blogs, wikis, collaborative authoring tools, online learning communities
  • Demonstrating digital file transfer
  • Examples: attaching, uploading, downloading
     
    TC2 (9-12) Computer Applications
    12. Use digital tools to publish curriculum-related content.
    Examples: Web page authoring software, coding software, wikis, blogs, podcasts
     
    ELA2015 (3)
    37. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. [L.3.1]
    a. Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences. [L.3.1a]
    b. Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns. [L.3.1b]
    c. Use abstract nouns (e.g., childhood). [L.3.1c]
    d. Form and use regular and irregular verbs. [L.3.1d]
    e. Form and use the simple (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk) verb tenses. [L.3.1e]
    f. Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.* [L.3.1f]
    g. Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified. [L.3.1g]
    h. Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions. [L.3.1h]
    i. Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences. [L.3.1i]
     
    ELA2015 (3)
    38. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. [L.3.2]
    a. Capitalize appropriate words in titles. [L.3.2a]
    b. Use commas in addresses. [L.3.2b]
    c. Use commas and quotation marks in dialogue. [L.3.2c]
    d. Form and use possessives. [L.3.2d]
    e. Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness). [L.3.2e]
    f. Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words. [L.3.2f]
    g. Write legibily in cursive. (Alabama)
    h. Consult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings. [L.3.2g]
     
    ELA2015 (4)
    38. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. [L.4.1]
    a. Use relative pronouns (who, whose, whom, which, that) and relative adverbs (where, when, why). [L.4.1a]
    b. Form and use the progressive (e.g., I was walking; I am walking; I will be walking) verb tenses. [L.4.1b]
    c. Use modal auxiliaries (e.g., can, may, must) to convey various conditions. [L.4.1c]
    d. Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag). [L.4.1d]
    e. Form and use prepositional phrases. [L.4.1e]
    f. Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.* [L.4.1f]
    g. Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).* [L.4.1g]
     
    ELA2015 (4)
    39. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. [L.4.2]
    a. Use correct capitalization. [L.4.2a]
    b. Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text. [L.4.2b]
    c. Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence. [L.4.2c]
    d. Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed. [L.4.2d]
     
    ELA2015 (5)
    38. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. [L.5.1]
    a. Explain the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections in general and their function in particular sentences. [L.5.1a]
    b. Form and use the perfect (e.g., I had walked; I have walked; I will have walked) verb tenses. [L.5.1b]
    c. Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions. [L.5.1c]
    d. Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.* [L.5.1d]
    e. Use correlative conjunctions (e.g., either/or, neither/nor). [L.5.1e]
     
    ELA2015 (5)
    39. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. [L.5.2]
    a. Use punctuation to separate items in a series.* [L.5.2a]
    b. Use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence. [L.5.2b]
    c. Use a comma to set off the words yes and no (e.g., Yes, thank you), to set off a tag question from the rest of the sentence (e.g., It's true, isn't it'), and to indicate direct address (e.g., Is that you, Steve'). [L.5.2c]
    d. Use underlining, quotation marks, or italics to indicate titles of works. [L.5.2d]
    e. Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed. [L.5.2e]
     

    AQTS_3.A.1: Oral and Written Communications [Knowledge of standard oral and written communications.]
    AQTS_3.A.7: Oral and Written Communications [Ability to integrate skill development in oral and written communications into all content areas that one teaches.]
    AQTS_3.D.3: Technology [Ability to integrate technology into the teaching of all content areas.]

     


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