Blog Rules


  1. We will never give our full name, age and address, or other personal information on the blog.
  2. We will always use correct vocabulary, grammar and spelling on our blog.
  3. We will always write complete sentences on our blog.
  4. We will always write in English on our blog.
  5. We will always be considerate and respectful when we write comments about our classmates' posts.
  6. We will be responsible for everything we publish.
 

 Follow your teacher's instructions when you write posts.  Include everything in the instructions, and before pressing the "publish" button, make sure that you have checked your writing carefully.


Here are some ideas for writing comments:
  1. Should be at least 3 sentences long - more if possible!
  2. Write comments that relate to the post. 
  3. Respond to what other people say thoughtfully and respectfully.
  4. Use your comment to show why you think the topic is important/interesting/controversial.
  5. Read the comments posted after yours.
  6. Respect other people's opinions.
  7. Use good spelling, vocabulary, grammar and punctuation.
  8. Only comment on posts after you have read the whole post.
  9. Suggested response prompts:
    • This made me think about…
    • I wonder why…
    • This post is relevant because…
    • Your writing made me think that we should…
    • I wish I understood why…
    • This is important because…
    • Another thing to consider is…
    • I can relate to this…
    • I don’t understand…
    • I was reminded that…
    • I found myself wondering…
  10. Agreeing and Disagreeing:
    • I agree with you about...
    • I think you're right...
    • I see what you mean about ... but...
    • I see you point but...
    • I'm afraid I don't agree
    • I totally agree with ...

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