Monday, March 16, 2009

Objectives for today 3.16 & 3.17

By now everyone should have their first three posts completed (KWL, personal reflection, credible vs. non-credible) and have commented (using the questions I gave you) on one other person's blog.

Today you are going to have some time to work on your 4th post, which can be any of the following:

1. History—Significant history and background of your subject area. This post should feature three significant dates/events that people should know about your topic. You should have at least two credible sources for your information, and properly cite them. You can find a model of this post here. This post should have 300 words, two pictures, and at least two links.

2. Profile--Profile of a prominent figure in your subject area. This post should feature three significant accomplishments of the person who is involved with your subject area. You should have at least two credible sources for your information, and properly cite them. This post should have 300 words, two pictures, and at least two links.

3. Current Events--An informative post about a current event related to your subject area. This post should feature a summary of the event, at least two different news articles about the event, and a explanation of why it is important to your subject area. This post should have 300 words, two pictures, and at least two links.

4. Economics—An informative post about how an issue in economics relates to your subject area. This post should feature two credible sources and an explanation the issue, and why it relates to your subject area. This post should have at least 300 words, two pictures, and at least two links.

5. Your choice—An informative post about a significant and interesting thing about your subject area. This post should feature two credible sources and an explanation of why it is significant/interesting to your subject area. This post should have 300 words, two pictures, and at least two links.

If you have questions, ask them. Don't be a

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