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As you come in…With a partner, take a look at the site(Fork Shoals Reads!) on the laptopcomputers. Browse the site for a f...
BLOGGING INTHE LIBRARY      Fork Shoals School      Ms. Knight      December 2011
WHAT IS A BLOG?
Now, let’s look at somefeatures of the ForkShoals Library blog!http://forkshoalsreads.blog.greenville.k12.sc.us/
When you’re ready to comment ona blog post, remember to use yourrules of netiquette!• “Net” + “etiquette” = Netiquette• Ne...
Basic Netiquette RulesBe nice and respectful.Don’t use bad language.Don’t spread rumors or lies.DON’T SHOUT.Be forgiv...
Netiquette and BloggingStart by reading a blog for a while. (This is called lurking.)When you feel comfortable (or when ...
Netiquette rules for bloggingDon’t say anything you wouldn’t say in person.Stay on topic.Bring something new to the con...
In addition to makingcomments, there is anotherway to contribute to the libraryblog.Write a book review for abook you’ve e...
Let’s look at someexamples of studentbook reviews on thelibrary blog!http://forkshoalsreads.blog.greenville.k12.sc.us/tag/...
How can yousubmit your bookreviews?• Get a student book review  form and fill it out!• Check to see if your review  is pos...
Are you ready to comment onthe library blog?When you make comments, make sure you use your first name and last initial ON...
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Blogging lesson

  1. 1. As you come in…With a partner, take a look at the site(Fork Shoals Reads!) on the laptopcomputers. Browse the site for a fewminutes… Do not play any of the videos…yet.
  2. 2. BLOGGING INTHE LIBRARY Fork Shoals School Ms. Knight December 2011
  3. 3. WHAT IS A BLOG?
  4. 4. Now, let’s look at somefeatures of the ForkShoals Library blog!http://forkshoalsreads.blog.greenville.k12.sc.us/
  5. 5. When you’re ready to comment ona blog post, remember to use yourrules of netiquette!• “Net” + “etiquette” = Netiquette• Netiquette are the manners that everyone should follow when communicating online.
  6. 6. Basic Netiquette RulesBe nice and respectful.Don’t use bad language.Don’t spread rumors or lies.DON’T SHOUT.Be forgiving.
  7. 7. Netiquette and BloggingStart by reading a blog for a while. (This is called lurking.)When you feel comfortable (or when you are instructed to), join in the discussion by commenting on a blog post.Just remember that there are some netiquette rules specific to commenting on a blog.
  8. 8. Netiquette rules for bloggingDon’t say anything you wouldn’t say in person.Stay on topic.Bring something new to the conversation.Don’t be a know-it-all smarty-pants.Make your tone clear.Cite your sources with links.Don’t comment when you are emotional.
  9. 9. In addition to makingcomments, there is anotherway to contribute to the libraryblog.Write a book review for abook you’ve enjoyed!
  10. 10. Let’s look at someexamples of studentbook reviews on thelibrary blog!http://forkshoalsreads.blog.greenville.k12.sc.us/tag/student-review/
  11. 11. How can yousubmit your bookreviews?• Get a student book review form and fill it out!• Check to see if your review is posted. If it is, come to the library to receive a special reward!
  12. 12. Are you ready to comment onthe library blog?When you make comments, make sure you use your first name and last initial ONLY!Make a comment on at least two posts. READ THE POST BEFORE YOU MAKE A COMMENT!!!!Remember your rules of netiquette!!!!!

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