Look at these Problem/Solution essays. After reading them, please write in the comments two things you learned about writing from them:
Pick one of the short movies at Bombay TV.
You can choose to either record what you want the actors to say, or write them as “subtitles.”
Here’s an example:
Once you email it to yourself, the site will show you the link address to copy and paste in the comments section of this post.
If you want, you may work with a partner to create the movie.
Today, you can make a Talking Monkey. You will record your own voice and email it to yourself. Then you will copy and paste the link in the comments section of this post.
In your message, say:
1) Your first name (do not say your last name)
2) Your favorite movie and why it’s your favorite movie.
3. Your favorite book and why it’s your favorite book.
Here is an example:
My name is Mr. Ferlazzo. My favorite movie is called Casablanca, and I like it because the acting is great and the good guys win. My favorite book is Bread and Wine. I think it’s my favorite because it was my father’s favorite.
Got to the Bubblr site and make a comic strip of at least six frames showing a problem and a solution.
Today, you will make at least one animal or potato that will “speak” a message that you type. In your message, please say:
1) your first name (not your last name)
2) why you picked the animal or potato
3) three things you like to do for fun.
4) your favorite food.
5) your favorite class and why it is your favorite class.
This is an example: Hi,my name is Mr. Ferlazzo. I picked this dog because it reminds me of the ones I have at home. I like to play basketball, read, and spend time with my family. My favorite food is papaya salad. My favorite class is the one I teach because I teach it!
Here is what it looks like: Mr. Ferlazzo’s Talking Dog Message
After you have finished it, you will need to email it to yourself and the copy and paste the link in the comments section of this post.
You can choose from these sites (you can make more than one if you have time):