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Creating A Blog Activity For Esl Students 1194994540404036 2


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In this slide share presentation you will be introduced to how to create a blog activity for esl students.

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Creating A Blog Activity For Esl Students 1194994540404036 2

  1. 2. LESSON OBJECTIVES: <ul><li>This lesson plan aims to teach ESL students to: </li></ul><ul><li>Create a blog </li></ul><ul><li>Post a message </li></ul><ul><li>Add pictures and videos to the message </li></ul><ul><li>Edit their message </li></ul><ul><li>Post a reply to a classmate’s </li></ul><ul><li>postings </li></ul><ul><li>Share information about their </li></ul><ul><li>countries on their blogs </li></ul>
  2. 4. WHAT IS “A BLOG” AND WHY DO WE NEED TO USE IT? <ul><li>Watch : Blog Basics </li></ul><ul><li>What do YOU think a Blog is? </li></ul><ul><li>Who uses blogs? </li></ul><ul><li>How expensive are they? </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of blogs are there? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do people use blogs? </li></ul><ul><li>Would you like to have your own blog ? </li></ul>
  3. 5. CREATE YOUR OWN BLOG – 3 EASY STEPS! <ul><li>Step 1 . Watch the following video and follow the instructions: How_to_create_a_blog_with_blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2 . Go to </li></ul>
  4. 6. STEP 3 : CREATE YOUR OWN ACCOUNT <ul><li>Step 4: Post your first message! </li></ul>
  5. 7. YOUR FIRST 3 POSTS! <ul><li>Your are supposed to post at least 3 messages: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Hello to the world! – About Me! </li></ul><ul><li>2. What you didn’t know about my home country </li></ul><ul><li>3. My experience in USA </li></ul>
  6. 8. ABOUT ME – HELLO TO THE WORLD! <ul><li>Write about yourself, your family and your experience in USA: </li></ul><ul><li>Where you are from </li></ul><ul><li>What you do </li></ul><ul><li>What you like doing </li></ul><ul><li>Why you came to USA </li></ul><ul><li>What you hope to learn </li></ul><ul><li>What you want to experience </li></ul><ul><li>Where you want to travel </li></ul>
  7. 9. WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT … (THE NAME OF YOUR COUNTRY) <ul><li>Tell us something interesting about your country: a special place, a famous city, a beautiful natural landmark, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have a ready Power Point Presentation: </li></ul><ul><li>Go to SlideShare.Net - share your Presentations with the rest of the world! </li></ul><ul><li>Create an account </li></ul><ul><li>Upload your PPP </li></ul><ul><li>Share it on your Blog by clicking the “Post” button under your </li></ul><ul><li>presentation </li></ul>
  8. 11. CHECK YOUR CLASSMATES BLOGS : <ul><li>Check on your classmates </li></ul><ul><li>blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Post at least 2 comments </li></ul><ul><li>on each blog </li></ul><ul><li>Write about what you liked </li></ul><ul><li>and what you found interesting </li></ul><ul><li>Ask a question or require </li></ul><ul><li>more information about a </li></ul><ul><li>specific topic </li></ul><ul><li>Check your spelling before </li></ul><ul><li>you post! </li></ul>
  9. 12. MULTIPLE CHOICE VOCABULARY GAME <ul><li>What is a BLOG? </li></ul><ul><li>A collaborative website whose content can be edited by anyone who has access to it. </li></ul><ul><li>A shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies </li></ul><ul><li>A document on the World Wide Web, consisting of an HTML file and any related graphics or hyperlinks to other documents on the Web </li></ul>
  10. 13. TRY AGAIN!!!
  12. 15. WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN “TO UPLOAD” AND “TO DOWNLOAD”? <ul><li>They are synonyms. </li></ul><ul><li>They refer to two actions that exclude each other. </li></ul><ul><li>They are opposites. </li></ul>
  13. 16. TRY AGAIN!!!
  15. 18. EVALUATE YOUR OWN BLOG! Yes No Is my blog well-organized? Yes No Did I post the 3 required messages? Yes No Did I add pictures and videos on my messages? Yes No Did I create a Slideshare account and uploaded my PPP ? Yes No Did I share my PPP with the rest of my class, including the teacher? Yes No Did I create relevant tags after each posting? Yes No Did I read my classmates’ blogs? Yes No Did I post at least one comment on each of my classmates’ blog?