Create an online literature circle for your class. Students will read the same book and then are required to answer questions about the story and pose questions. They can also respond to each others thoughts and opinions about the story.
Wikispaces can be used to create an electronic portfolios where students can display and discuss their work with each other. Students can participate in peer editing and peer feedback to help them improve their writing skills.
A class wikipage is where parents and students can access information about what is happening in the classroom. They can access homework page, game links, informational links on topics being studied in class, and upcoming field trips or classroom events. NJCCCS- 8.1 A.9, 8.1 B.2