Here you will find options to earn extra credit for all writing projects in your final exam portfolio. You can earn up to 20 points extra credit!
WP1 The Literacy Memoir (+5 points extra credit)
Storytelling has a strong oral tradition, and the literacy memoir is your story, drawn from the experiences in your past and filtered through the lens of the present. Create an audio essay for the final draft of your Literacy Memoir. As the narrator, your voice will add another rich layer to your personal narrative. Continue reading
You probably have noticed that the current home page of your blog (the first page you see when you visit your blog) shows all of your posts in chronological order, without regard to category.
This is a messy front-page view, so to you’ll want to redirect readers to a static home page instead.
Your static home page should be The Preface, since it is your blog’s introduction to readers. These step-by-step instructions will take you through the process of creating and setting your static home page. Continue reading
Instead of copying & pasting the re-revised final draft, use Audacity and PodOMatic to create the digital audio recording of your re-revised memoir for +5 extra credit on the final exam!
Try using PodOMatic, a free site that allows you to create and share podcasts. Here are the basic steps: Continue reading
One of your colleagues emailed me today with a couple of really good questions about original drafts of compositions and MLA format in WordPress, so I want to share my responses with you all:
Have you noticed that when you click on a particular category in my blog menu, the page displayed gives you a preview of all the posts? You can read a few lines of the post, but then you have to click on the link that says “Continue Reading” to read the entire post.
This is something you’ll need to do to make your blog visually appealing, easier to navigate, and reader friendly.
(A step-by-step tutorial)
Step 1: Create Categories
Do not create “Pages” – create “Categories.” Categories are much easier to work with. If you have created pages, please remove them and start fresh, following these steps. Continue reading
Make sure you select the *FREE* themes option! 🙂 Continue reading
Keep it simple. Continue reading
Once you’ve set up your blog, you’ll want to create your first post! Continue reading