Blogging Guidelines

Blogging Guidelines

  1. Make sure your work is the best that it can be
  2. Remember the things you post on your blog are not private- no last names or personal information!
  3. Cite your sources & link to topics you’re discussing. There should be no copy & pasting
  4. Proof-read before you post to make sure you have correct spelling and grammar usage

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Commenting Guidelines

  1. Make a personal connection, but DO NOT give out private information such as your last name
  2. Your response should be relevant to the post
  3. Ask a question to keep the conversation going
  4. Always proof-read your comment before posting. You should have correct grammar, punctuation, & spelling.

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Blogging Rubric

 

Student name __________________________________

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Quality of Writing -lacks appropriate response

-there is little or no evidence of readings (no new information given) or the information is off topic

-poorly organized

-attempts to make an appropriate response

-some information is on topic (some information may be repeated or missing)

-some organization

-appropriate response

-information is on topic and reflective

-organized

-highly appropriate response

-very informative or reflective

-well organized

Presentation and Multimedia

(pictures, etc.)

-formatting makes the post difficult to follow or read

-no other multimedia included in the blog post

-formatting makes the post somewhat difficult to follow or read

-some multimedia included but there isn’t a clear connection or it doesn’t add to the content of the  post

-some attempt at formatting to help make the post easier to read

-some multimedia included and it adds information and relates to the post

-formatting makes the post more interesting and easier to read

-multiple pieces of multimedia included and all of it adds information and is well connected to the post

Consistency -fails to update blog in assigned time -updates blog only when reminded -updates blog on a regular basis according to classroom expectations -updates blog often, even when not required
Conventions -many misspelled words

-many grammar and usage errors

-errors interfere with meaning of the post

-some spelling errors

-some grammar and/or usage errors

-errors do not interfere with meaning of the post

-few spelling errors

-few grammar and/or usage errors

-errors do not interfere with meaning of the post

-all words spelled correctly

-no grammar and/or usage errors

Community/

Commenting

-post does not encourage communication from readers (ie: no questions)

-comments are not on topic or organized

-comments have many grammatical errors

-very little writing produced

-post does not encourage communication from readers (ie: no questions)

-some comments are not on topic or organized

-comments have some grammatical errors

-little writing produced

-post may encourage communication from readers

-comments mostly are on topic and organized

-comments are mostly free of grammatical errors

-post encourages communication from readers

-comments are on topic and well organized

-comments are free of grammatical errors