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Four Weeks To A Gold Medal Blog | Week 2

Time to hit the pause button!

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Step 1  Edit blog content.

Step 2 Revise blog content.

Step 3  Install widgets.  Continue reading

Four Weeks To A Gold Medal Blog | Week 1

gold medalYour blog is off and running!  Now let’s kick it up a notch by adding  more high-quality content!

IDEA OF THE WEEK:  Sochi 2014 Olympics Continue reading

Writing Prompts For Student Bloggers

How To WRITE A Family Recipe Post

How To WRITE An Interview Post

How To Do An Interview Post | Blog Fodder Series(2)

You need: introduction + transcript/information + image

Interviews are not just for famous people. We all know people with interesting stories or information to share and interviews are a great way to do this. Sometimes people use interviews to creat a mini-biography of a person’s life – although it is usually easier to focus on just one aspect or one important event or period in someone’s life. If you’re not sure where to start then check out some of the links below for ideas.

Your post should begin with an introduction.

This let your reader know who you’re going to be talking about. You might want to tell readers why you chose to interview this particular person. Were you curious about something? Continue reading

How To Do A Family Recipe Post | Blog Fodder Series (1)

You need:  recipe + personal comments/information + image

You might want to discuss -

Why you chose this particular recipe (e.g. the taste, the connection to someone you love or a specific event)

When or where you eat it (e.g. for a special event, a certain meal or season)

The origins of the recipe (e.g. is it from your family’s culture or another culture)

You should pull your reader in with a strong opening sentence -

You could describe (VIVIDLY) how it tastes

You could recount a specific event

Sample posts from student bloggers -

Cheese Empanadas From Chile |  Ashley’s Blog
Apple Crumble |  Jane’s Blog
Grandma’s Pastries | Mia’s Blog New!