Are you asking students to discuss on blogs, wikis, social networks, or discussion boards? This engaging lesson helps students compare and contrast online discussions to face to face discussions. As a result, they learn how to write more effective responses and as well as learn online etiquette. Included in this download are examples of actual student discussions for your students to analyze and rank. Then, as a class they will develop a list of tips for writing a good discussion response which they can use to help inform their writing on the online discussion forums.