Creating a Blog - Activity for ESL students

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Creating a Blog - Activity for ESL students

  1. 1. LESSON OBJECTIVES: This lesson plan aims to teach ESL students to: 2. Create a blog 3. Post a message 4. Add pictures and videos to the message 5. Edit their message 6. Post a reply to a classmate’s postings 8. Share information about their countries on their blogs
  2. 2. WHAT IS “A BLOG” AND WHY DO WE NEED TO USE IT? Watch : Blog Basics do YOU think a Blog is? 3.What 4.Who uses blogs? 5.How expensive are they? 6.What kind of blogs are there? 7.Why do people use blogs? 8.Would you like to have your own blog ?
  3. 3. CREATE YOUR OWN BLOG – 3 EASY STEPS! Step 1. Watch the following video and follow the instructions: How_to_create_a_blog_with_blogger Step 2. Go to https://www.blogger.com/start
  4. 4. STEP 3: CREATE YOUR OWN ACCOUNT Step 4: Post your first message! 
  5. 5. YOUR FIRST 3 POSTS! Your are supposed to post at least 3 messages: 1. Hello to the world! – About Me! 2. What you didn’t know about my home country 3. My experience in USA
  6. 6. ABOUT ME – HELLO TO THE WORLD! Write about yourself, your family and your experience in USA: Where you are from  What you do  What you like doing  Why you came to USA  What you hope to learn  What you want to experience  Where you want to travel 
  7. 7. WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT … (THE NAME OF YOUR COUNTRY) Tell us something interesting about your country: a special place, a famous city, a beautiful natural landmark, etc. If you have a ready Power Point Presentation: 3. Go to SlideShare.Net - share your Presentations with the rest of the 4. Create an account 5. Upload your PPP 6. Share it on your Blog by clicking the “Post” button under your presentation
  8. 8. CHECK YOUR CLASSMATES BLOGS : Check on your classmates  blogs  Post at least 2 comments on each blog  Write about what you liked and what you found interesting  Ask a question or require more information about a specific topic  Check your spelling before you post!
  9. 9. MULTIPLE CHOICE VOCABULARY GAME What is a BLOG?  A collaborative website whose content can be edited by anyone who has access to it. A shared on-line journal where people  can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies A document on the World Wide Web,  consisting of an HTML file and any related graphics or hyperlinks to other documents on the Web
  10. 10. TRY AGAIN!!!
  11. 11. YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT!!!! GO TO THE NEXT ?
  12. 12. BETWEEN “TO UPLOAD” AND “TO DOWNLOAD”? They are synonyms. They refer to two actions that exclude each other. They are opposites.
  13. 13. TRY AGAIN!!!
  14. 14. YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT!!!!
  15. 15. 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?

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