STUDENT BLOGGING CHALLENGE – WEEK 7

STUDENT BLOGGING CHALLENGE – WEEK 7

Task 1: Catch Up You might not have had the chance to complete a task for week 1-6. Or you might need to edit it or add an introduction or explanation for it. Go for it. Task 2: Free Choice What’s something that interests you? How are you feeling about the end of primary school? Write about it! Stuck for ideas? Check out these blogging prompts for students.  Task 3: Visit You might have a bit of extra time this week…

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STUDENT BLOGGING CHALLENGE – WEEK 6

STUDENT BLOGGING CHALLENGE – WEEK 6

 WEEK 6 – SCIENCE Learning about science just means understanding our world better. Scientists learn about the world by describing, observing, and experimenting. Anyone can be a scientist! Watch this short video to get an overview of the nature of science. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zAB3N25KoA The Branches Of Science: The great thing about science is there are so many different fields and topics. Perhaps there are some areas of science you find very fascinating and others that aren’t really your cup of tea. There…

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STUDENT BLOGGING CHALLENGE – WEEK 5

STUDENT BLOGGING CHALLENGE – WEEK 5

Week 5 Blogging Challenge WE’RE ALL THE SAME… WE’RE ALL DIFFERENT It’s important to understand that everyone around the world is different and that’s okay. We need to be respectful and accepting of everyone, whether they’re the same as us or very different. Even though we might look different, live differently, and enjoy different things, we’re all the same on the inside. We’re all humans! It’s super fun to hear about how other people live and what sort of things…

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STUDENT BLOGGING CHALLENGE – WEEK 4

STUDENT BLOGGING CHALLENGE – WEEK 4

Task 1: EmojiTranslate In Word, write a paragraph about your weekend. Include what you did on both days as well as how you felt about the things you did. Go to emojitranslate.com and copy and paste your text in the box. Some words will be replaced with pictures. If you don’t want to use some of the emojis, just re-type the word. Copy and paste your text, with emojis from emojitranslate.com to a New Post on your blog. Ask your readers to guess…

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Student Blogging Challenge – Week 3

Student Blogging Challenge – Week 3

Day for Daniel The annual ‘Day for Daniel’ is this Friday 26th October. It is Australia’s largest child safety awareness and education day. At OLSH we will be participating in the day by wearing RED.   Task: Your Blogging Challenge task this week is to use the following websites to create a poster to advertise ‘Day for Daniel’ this Friday. https://www.danielmorcombe.com.au/day-for-daniel.html https://www.danielmorcombe.com.au/faq.html You need to include the following information on your poster: Who is Daniel Morcombe? What is ‘Day for…

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T4 – Wk 3 100WC

T4 – Wk 3 100WC

This week your stimulus is an image. Use the image below to create a descriptive and imaginative text.                 Create a new post on your own blog. Give it the title “T4 – Wk 3 100WC” Copy and past the image into your post Copy and paste your 100 WC text – make sure you have self edited VERY carefully before posting Go to 2 other blogs and make appropriate comments on their…

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Student Blogging Challenge – Week 2

Student Blogging Challenge – Week 2

Quality Commenting The benefits of commenting What’s so special about commenting? Why not just publish blog posts? Here are ten reasons why comments are important: Comments turn your blog from a static space to an interactive space. This means it’s not just you talking. There is interaction. Back and forth conversations are fun and you can learn a lot. Because comments are not instantaneous (like online chat or text messaging), you can have more time to reflect, research, or think…

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100WC – T3 Wk9

100WC – T3 Wk9

This week, your stimulus will be images of characters. You may choose to write about one or two or all three. Who are these characters? Where do they come from? Do they know each other? If so, how? Turn 100 words into an imaginary, descriptive text. Make sure you include lots of wonderful adjectives and some really descriptive verbs. Be sure to self edit carefully at the end BEFORE you post. Comment on 2 other people’s work, and remember the…

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100WC – T3 Wk 7

100WC – T3 Wk 7

For this week’s prompt, you have a phrase that must appear in the 100 words. …so, as I looked over the edge, I saw… Please make sure you use the prompt as it is written with no changes or additions. Carefully edit your work BEFORE posting it in the comments section.

Book Week 2018 – Book Reviews

Book Week 2018 – Book Reviews

Answer the following question in FULL sentences in a comment post. Which is your favourite book and why? What age group do you think this book is best suited for? Why? Which is your least favourite book and why? Which book do you think has the best illustrations? Why? Do you agree with the winner in the categories below? Why/Why not? THE BOOK OF THE YEAR: EARLY CHILDHOOD – Rodney Loses It THE PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR – A…

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