Your Page Layout
Directions: The list of assignments are numbered in sequential order. These assignments are self-paced -- work on them as the class progresses.

1) Create a welcome message introducing your page -- try using an animated gif banner like picgifs.

Welcome to My Space

2) Embed a Creative Commons attributed photo using Compfightand give credit to the photographer in the photo's caption:

 Some rights reserved by archer10 (Dennis). I have been dreaming about traveling to Tibet. It's a country I am interested in visiting.
Some rights reserved by archer10 (Dennis). I have been dreaming about traveling to Tibet. It's a country I am interested in visiting.

I love traveling and hope to visit Tibet someday.

Photo Credit: archer10 (Dennis) via Compfight cc

 Some rights reserved by Scott Ableman
Some rights reserved by Scott Ableman
I want read books to grab ahold of me.

3) Hyperlink words that will take your viewer to another website:

When it comes to eating chocolate chip cookies, I won't hesitate in scarfing down a dozen.

4) Use "Tables" to organize your pages layout in a more aesthetic way. Use the "row" or "column" to add descriptive captions.

 Some rights reserved by Έλενα Λαγαρία
Some rights reserved by Έλενα Λαγαρία

5) Embed an persuasive, instructive "how to" or "inspirational" video and/or presentation into a table. Hyperlink the title of the video and add a descriptive caption in the row below the video:

The Pitch

Habits of Mind


Parent IT Workshop

My Pictures and Places Presentation


How To Take Apart Your Computer

A clever "how to" video showing how to disassembly a desktop computer.

Keep Wehea Wild

A thousand year-old tribe cling to protect their culture and forest
from logging in Borneo.

6) Upload your Bio Wordle


Wordle: Example Bio Poem

7) Create a Google Document and hyperlink onto your wiki homepage.

Example: Team Ironwood Test

8) Create Book Buzz section. Hyperlink Reading Response Letter to Mr. Fullerton (using Letter Guidelines). Insert book image to visually enhance the section.

My Book Buzz

Reading Response Guidelines
 Some rights reserved by aussiegall
Some rights reserved by aussiegall

Dear Reader,

I really liked the story The King and His Hawk by James Baldwin. This story is about Genghis Kahn and his pet hawk. He went hunting and got very thirsty. He filled his cup from a slowly dripping spring. His hawk knocked his cup from his hands before he could drink! This happened several times, so the king got angry and killed the hawk. The king climbed up to drink from the spring and he had a surprise! It was filled with a dead, poisonous snake. The king was sorry that he had killed the hawk that had tried to protect him. Read more

9) Create a book spine poem collage. Insert a table to better manage layout. Include a title.

Book Spine Poetry

Poem by Kimberly Joy Peters Poem
Poem by Kimberly Joy Peters Poem

10) Embed your BitStrips comic strip. Think, Write and Share

11) Embed your survey and quiz.

12) Take the 1 Minute Vimeo Challenge and create a short video. Embed into your page.

Good Times in Salida

Good times in Salida 2013 (Enhanced) from b_fullerton on Vimeo.

13) Embed your brainstorm mind map using

14) Record your voice with SoundCloud. Here is my Socrates quote.

15) Create a meme of something positive or inspirational.

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Start your own blog. Your blog will be accessed only by invite only. Use the following criteria as you become an online writer:

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Please use the following criteria as we believe comments should be meaningful and sincere.
  • This made me think about...
  • I wonder why...
  • Your writing made me form an opinion about...
  • This post is relevant because...
  • Your writing made me think that we should...
  • I wish I understood why...
  • This is important because...
  • Another thing to consider is...
  • I can relate to this...
  • This makes me think of...
  • I discovered...
  • I found myself wondering...

Our published work reflects us as writers online. We will strive to take time to revise our published and public writing before we push "submit." We will do our best to submit our writing that displays the following criteria:
  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Grammar
  • On topic
  • Complete sentence
  • Add or answer a question
  • Tell a related story
  • Start a conversation
  • Compliment