Requirements for Independent Reading Blog Posts * Each term, you must address Humanities outcomes through your in-class writing (these outcomes include grammar, conventions, word choice, organization, clarity, content, connections to other literature or the world, sentence structure and variety, etc. etc.) However, if you feel that in-class writing is too scripted, you may choose to compose blog posts relating to the books you're reading independently. You can use these blog-posts to supplement and/or augment the work assigned in class. * You may address one to two outcomes in each post. * Each post must be tagged with the outcome(s) you focused on. (Yes, you CHOOSE which outcomes you want looked at for which blog post. Write each post accordingly. For example, if you know that work done last week didn't meet your own standards for Word Choice, write a blog post that focuses on vocabulary - show yourself that you CAN master the English lexicon!) * You may redo any blog post you wish - let Mr. Avramenko know you revised it.
Below are some writing rubrics to help focus any blogs you choose to do independently, as well as any done in class: Responding to Literature: