Monday, May 17, 2010

Keyboarding Blog #16: Final Projects

Are you working on your final projects fro English or Social Studies? Are you all finished? What is your topic? What other major stuff do you have going on with the end of the year fast approaching?

Monday, May 10, 2010

Keyboarding Blog #15: Exercise

Now that the weather is getting (mostly) nicer- it's time to start getting outside more. What is your favorite sport/activity that you do for exercise? Do you like to hike/bike/play team sports/play individual sports? Describe what it is that you like to do, why you like it, and what are the best circumstances for it. (Remember, minimum five sentences with complete words)

Monday, April 19, 2010

Keyboarding Blog Post #14: News

How do you regularly get your news?
PART ONE: (Minimum three complete sentences, please)

  • Do you watch news on TV?
  • Do you ever read newspapers?
  • Do you look at online news sites?
  • Which places do you consult?
  • Do you think it is important for people your age to be up to date on news?

PART TWO: (Minimum two complete sentences, please)
Summarize (in your own words) the inverted pyramid writing format (use the following links for your research:

Monday, April 12, 2010

Keyboarding Blog Post #13

The U.S. Postal Service has honored many individuals from presidents
to singers to cartoon characters, by placing their portraits on postage
stamps. Whom would you nominate to honor with a postage stamp?
Using a minimum of five complete sentences, be sure to explain whom you would choose and
explain why that person should be honored with a postage stamp.
Support your ideas with examples and details.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Blog Post #12: Globetrotter

If you could go on a trip to any one location in the world for one month, where would it be and why? Write (in a numbered list) five reasons you would want to travel to this place. (This could be five activities you want to do while there)

Monday, March 22, 2010

Blog Post #11: Spring

In just one week, you will have a full nine days off of school. What are you going to do with your time? Are you going on a trip? Do you have special plans? Do you have a project you are taking on? Do you have some movie or a book you are catching up on? (Remember, a minimum of five full-word sentences, please)

PART TWO: Yesterday was the Vernal Equinox. Use the Internet to research the following:
What does Vernal mean?
What does Equinox mean?
What can someone supposedly do to a hard-boiled egg on the Vernal Equinox?

Monday, March 15, 2010

Blog Post #10: How Things are Made

If you could go and visit any company or factory to see how anything was made- where would you go and why?
Take a guess of at least five steps it would take to make the product you have selected.