Writing Lit Standard 6

Grades 6-8:
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing to present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.
 
Course
Unit (if appropriate)
 Activity (type of writing)
 Computer Applications  Write a class newspaper about topics covered during the semester. (informational)
 Keyboarding  Write a blog about the importance of keyboarding skills. (informational)
 Keyboarding  Write a movie review on a recently released movie that the student saw or heard about.  Encourage the reader to see the film.  (argument)
 
Grades 9-10:
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology's capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.
 
Course
Unit (if appropriate)
 Activity (type of writing)
 Employability Skills  Develop a summary of the book "Six Thinking Hats" applying the appropriate hat to the student.  Turn it into a presentation using PowerPoint or Prezi. (argument/informational)
 Personal Finance  In forum format, respond to a prompt regarding how the student feels as a victim of ID theft. (argumentative)
 Desktop Publishing  Write an article about a CTSO conference to send to the local newspaper. (informational)
 Personal Finance  Explain the pros and cons of credit using a blog or Google docs.  Peer edit, commenting, and responding to the writing should be included.  Be sure to include facts, numbers, etc. (argument/informational)
 
Grades 11-12:
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.
 
Course
Unit (if appropriate)
 Activity (type of writing)
 Employability Skills  Develop a blog to resond to HR situations and post questions to take the group forward. (narrative)
 Yearbook  Develop a page for the yearbook including images, graphics, narrative, etc. (narrative, graphic representation)
 Management  Tweet a message about the main concepts learned in class today. (informational)
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