Shirley's 6th Grade

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Tuesday, November 9th

Weekly Review written by 6th grade Our 6th grade humanities class just finished our first test of the year on the Lucy videos. It was fair and not to difficult for us to complete. The next day, we picked another article from Newsweek to present to the class.  Before our presentation, we summarized the facts […]

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Pictures! By Kate

Creative commons is a place where you can find pictures that you can use in blogs, Wikis etc. All you do is search a picture type that you are looking for. If I was looking for farm animals, I would search farm animals and on the pictures’ description it would state if it is copyrighted. […]

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Ramapo by Deanna

Dear Sam and Ramapo friends… I had a great time in Ramapo. I really liked the things we did  about Team work and that’s good.  Working hard is fun and exercising is very good for you. I also like how we played Camouflage…I think that’s right? I loved the lunch at Ramapo. I also like […]

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Using Pictures on Blog Posts by Colin

Pictures Putting pictures on blogs is a great way to add more meaning to your post. Adding pictures also just makes the post more interesting and fun to look at. Once you are finished with you post, you can insert a picture by clicking the picture button where it says add media. However, when you […]

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Posting with CC photos by Andrew

Posting with photos is fun but you have to be careful. If you take a photo off the Internet make sure it’s not copyrighted or that you have permission to use it. If you take a photo off the Internet without permission you can be fined. The good part about taking photos off the Internet […]

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Pictures by Elias

I think that we should put more images in our blogging posts because pictures help to describe words. We should have them also because they can take something really boring and turn it into something really fun. I also think that they are good because they give you a picture of what you are reading. […]

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Skype by Elias

I wasn’t here when we Skyped with the other class but I use Skype all the time at home. I think that it would be a good idea to use it in class. I think that we should use it for a pen pal type tool. I think we should all get a partner in […]

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How to add pictures to blog posts by John

Pictures can be used to illustrate an idea, show how to do things, make a blog post look better and add a theme to a post. Most pictures people use are from Google Images. Many people do not know that these pictures are not for anyone to use and are often Copyrighted! Copyright means that […]

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Pictures by Blade

Alert! Alert! Always obey the rules of copyrighting! You can never…ever use someone’s picture without their permission! If you are needing a picture on the Internet, you have to go on a website that has pictures that have CC next to it somewhere. CC means CREATIVE COMMONS. Always look for this on the website! You […]

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Pictures on Blogs By Hayley

We are starting to put pictures on our blogs. There are two sites called flicker-cc and creative commons that we might start using.  On the sites there are two little c’s (cc) which means creative commons. That way you know that using the picture is legal and safe.   There are copyright laws that say you […]

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