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Your English Blogs

Page history last edited by Claire Amos 11 years, 2 months ago

Your English Blogs

 

 

We will use blogs as way to prepare for your 1.2 essay in the end of year exam.

 

Want to know more about 1.2? Click here.

 

Your first step is to set up a blog that you will provide a link to on this page.

 

The blogging site that I recommend you use is is blogger.com, it is safe and free! To get creating click here.

 

Every fortnight or so I will provide you with a topic that I expect you to discuss on your blog, you can agree or disagree with the statement. You should aim to provide clear reasons and examples that support your point of view!!! I encourage you to read and comment (respectfully!) on each others blogs as well.

 

Your first topic is:

 

1) Social networking sites such as Myspace and Facebook are endangering NZ teenagers.

 

You might like to see what some of the NZ news providers think to inform your opinion.

TV3

NZ Herald

Netsafe

TV3

 

Due date: Thursday 14th May 

 

2) The drinking age should be raised to 21.

 

You might like to see what some of the NZ news providers think to inform your opinion.

Politics NZ

NZ Herald

TVNZ

ALAC

 

Due date: Thursday 29th May

 

3) Are we really "clean and green"?

 

You might like to see what some of the NZ news providers think to inform your opinion.

E: The Environmental Magazine 

TerraNature website

NZ Herald (quoted on eCubed Building Workshop website)

 

Due Date: Thursday 18th June

 

 

 

You might like to see what some of the NZ news providers think to inform your opinion.

 

Your blogs:

Mrs Amos

Anna

Darshika 

Brie

Gaby

Etana 

Charlotte

Darshika

Roberta

Rose

Roshni

Kate

MJ

Yvonne

Madeline

Fatu 

Once you have created a blogging account, write your name below, highlight it, select the link button on the tool bar, select URL option under link type, add your blog address and hit ok! Remember these will be public blogs, so do not reveal personal information!

 

Examples from 2008: 

Harriet

Suraksha

Gabby

Eden

Comments (9)

Anonymous said

at 7:41 pm on Feb 25, 2008

I dont get the 'link it back to your name'

Anonymous said

at 7:51 pm on Feb 25, 2008

i'm stuck on that too, some help please?

Anonymous said

at 7:58 pm on Feb 25, 2008

just put ur name and then the link next to it!

Anonymous said

at 8:49 pm on Feb 25, 2008

glad the start up process is over... anybody started writing yet???

Anonymous said

at 8:15 pm on Feb 26, 2008

You just click 'Link' at the top of the text-box-thing.
And then follow the instructions.
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I wrote a blog, but it doesn't really fit the whole 'essay' criteria.

Anonymous said

at 9:16 pm on Feb 26, 2008

Wher's the text box?

Anonymous said

at 9:16 pm on Feb 26, 2008

oops! where?

Anonymous said

at 9:46 pm on Feb 26, 2008

yeah text box? lost face i cant do this internet stuff seriously NOT FUN

Anonymous said

at 7:47 pm on Mar 11, 2008

The text box happens when you go to 'Edit Page'.
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