SP16 Extra Credit Options

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

Polishing Your Blog Design: Set the Preface as Your Static/Home Page

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

How to Create a Readers’ Break

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.

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