**As of 4/13 this product is now Editable!**
Effective tech integration must happen across the curriculum in ways that research shows deepen and enhance the learning process. Blogging literature circles support 4 key components of learning: active engagement, participation in groups, frequent interaction and feedback, and connection to real-world and real-world technologies.
Blogging literature circles are a great way to keep students engaged and learning, while having fun!
This 77 page pack is ready to teach, print and use to start your own blogging literature circles with your students today. *Could really be adapted for any grade, grades 2 and up.*
Include in this file:
-Reasons to support using blog based literature circles
-A step-by-step "how to implement" for the teacher. I walk you through creating the blogs, forming groups, assigning roles, keeping up with posts, and so much more!
-Computer and Internet Safety pre-unit which includes pre and post tests and safety tip posters for your computer center
-Creating my blog info recording sheet for students
-Writing our first post- "All About Me" post graphic organizer
-What makes a good post? Checklist and real student examples
-What makes a good comment? Checklist and real student examples
-4 box Graphic organizer for first post on their novel by making predictions and connecting
-Blank reading calendar to be filled out for novel with samples included
-Choosing Group Roles info sheets for groups of 5, 7, and 9 students (9 roles total)
-Weekly blogging calendar with unique blogging duties for each day!
-Reading Response Post organizer
-Setting post organizer
-Blogging organizers for each day of the week (11 organizers total)
-12 reading response questions to be responded to/used in blog posts
-Weekly Self Evaluation Sheet for students
-Teacher Tracking Sheet for keeping up with posts and comments!
You and your students will LOVE these activities and learn so much.
Click here to read a blog post on how I use this in my classroom!
Please download the preview file to see more! As always, feel free to email me with ANY questions!
*When you download you will get a zip file with both a Powerpoint editable version and the PDF version that is not editable to use.*