Hi writer! Please write and complete a rough draft of my blog. You’re more than welcome to include videos and sounds, but visuals (photos) are required to receive the maximum credit. There are free websites that provides templates for blogs. These websites are WordPress (Links to an external site.), Blogger, and Wix (Links to an external site.). Blogger is Google’s feature. You do not have to publish the blog on the internet. You can create the blog and not publish the blog. Write and create a complete rough draft of the blog. This will give me the opportunity to give feedback before submitting the final draft on the 27th. Review the blog rubric.
Bio and Selfie.
Does the blogger have a short bio of at least 4 sentences? Is there a clear photo of the blogger’s face? Based on the bio, is the blogger credible to write on the chosen topic(s)? Is the bio engaging, fun or formal or informal?
Thesis Statement.
Did the writer introduced the main topic to the reader in the first paragraph? Has the writer presented a clear stance (informed, persuaded, told a story) about the topic? Did the writer make specific claims about the topic?
Content Engagement
Did the blog post provide comprehensive insight, understanding, and reflective thought about the topic by building focused argument around a specific issue or asking a new related question or making an oppositional statement supported by personal experience or related research? Did it leave a lasting impression on the reader?
Style (Voice)
Is the blog post written in a style that is appealing and appropriate for the intended audience and a consistent voice is evident throughout?
Design (Text Layout and Use of Visuals/Multimedia)
Did the writer select and insert high quality graphics and multimedia when appropriate to enhance the content’s visual appeal and increase readability?
Did the writer meet the minimum of 2 hyperlinks and 2 sources? Are all the images, media, and text created by others display accurate citations and copyright permissions if needed?
Mechanics and Length
Is the blog post free of grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors? Is the style of writing facilitates communication? Did the writer meet the minimum of 1000 words?