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Suggested Classroom Activities for 9 th -12 th Grades
Science: Post current events related to what is being taught and asks students to comment on ideas, ethics, possibilities, and impacts on the future. Responses could be in text, pictures, links, etc. (NJCCCS 5.2.A.1, 5.2.B.2, 8.1.A.7, 8.2.A.1)
Language Arts: Have students each create their own blogs and regularly critique the books they are reading. (NJCCCS 3.5.C.1, 3.212.A.7, 3.2.12.D.7, 8.1.A.7)
Math: Post word problems on a classroom blog for the students to solve. Ask them to reply, in words, how they would approach solving the problem. Students will also be able to read the strategies of other students. (NJCCCS 4.5.A.5, 4.5.B.1, 4.5.B.2, 4.5.B.3, 8.1.A.7)
Social Studies: Ask students to keep their own blogs on current political events. Have them post reflections on Presidential speeches, chosen policies, etc. (NJCCCS 6.4.L.1, 6.4.L.4, 8.1.A.7)
World Language: Students can be asked to respond to classroom posts in the World Language. Blog can be shared with other classes or native speakers so additional feedback can be given and discussion can take place. (NJCCCS 7.1.A.1, 7.1.B.4, 8.1.A.7)