*Increases motivation to write
*Improves writing skills
* Increases confidence with writing
*Encourages students to take ownership of their writing
* Provides a safe, fun, and powerful arena to showcase students’ ideas and allows them to add a voice to their opinions and values.
Blogging = Web Logging
First, we will look at few examples of blogs in the real world:
My friend, Cindy's blog: http://cindymichaudart.blogspot.com/
W.5.1 Composition: The student will develop and apply the writing process to communicate in writing for a variety of purposes.
W.5.1.5 Use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
W.5.1.4 Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
W.5.1.3 Focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.