Assignment 1: Explore the Blogosphere
Learn about blogs and terminology.
Assignment 2: Get Started with Kidblog
Explore the Kidblog service.
Assignment 3: Set your Blogger Profile
Choose display name and avatar.
Assignment 4: Take the Blogger's Pledge
Learn about guidelines to blog responsibly. Sign the Blogger's Pledge.
Assignment 5: Plan your Blog
Form a plan for a blog. Pick a topic and outline writing ideas.
Assignment 6: Create a Word Cloud to Generate Ideas
Illustrate blog topic using words.
Assignment 7: Welcome Readers to your Blog
Write a post that introduces the blog to readers. Include word cloud.
Assignment 8: Commenting Agreement
Learn commenting etiquette to express ideas politely. Sign Commenting Agreement.
Assignment 9: Practice Writing Comments
Read sample blog posts. Rewrite and compose effective blog comments.
Assignment 10: Offer Encouragement using Comments
Read blog posts. Compliment a fellow blogger using comments.
Assignment 11: Read and Respond to Comments
Join the conversation. Reply to comments about a blog post.
Assignment 12: Make a Personal Connection
Read sample blog posts. Rephrase text to maintain privacy.
Assignment 13: Write a Personal Connection Post
Compose a post sharing an insight based upon personal experience.
Assignment 14: Make a Connection using Comments
Read blog posts. Write a comment that relates to the insight.
Assignment 15: Study a Sample Advice Post
Compare posts to criticize formatting techniques.
Assignment 16: Format a Sample Blog Post
Edit a blog post to improve readability to make it easy to scan.
Assignment 17: Plan a Blog Post
Organize ideas to provide guidance to readers.
Assignment 18: Write an Advice Post
Author a blog post that offers advice. Apply formatting techniques.
Assignment 19: Spark a Conversation using Comments
Read blog posts. Write a comment that poses a question or offers a suggestion.
Assignment 20: Express Yourself
Learn about writing an opinion post effectively.
Assignment 21: Tips for Writing an Opinion Post
Ponder guidelines for expressing a viewpoint respectfully.
Assignment 22: Plan your Opinion Post
Select a question from a list of suggestions. Organize ideas to state an opinion.
Assignment 23: Write an Opinion Post
Publish a blog post that states a viewpoint appropriately.
Assignment 24: Express your Opinion using Comments
Read blog posts. Convey your agreement with a viewpoint.
Optional Kidblog Lessons with Fun Blogging Activities for Kids
- Writer's Workshop: Blogger Brainstorming, Find Inspiration with Blog Titles, Share an Insight with Blog Post Starters, Discover Your Inner Expert, Be Opinionated!
- Tutorials: How to Insert Images, How to Insert Videos, How to Add a Hyperlink
- Extension Activities: Make a Cartoon Avatar, Blogging, Digital Citizenship, and You
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