How to Leave a Comment

Commenting is what makes our blogs come alive. It allows us to connect to a global and authentic audience, and improve our literacy skills. Please be sure to leave a comment if you visit our blog! The students and I would love to receive and reply to your comments.

How to comment for students:

  • Go to your class blog
  • Login using the username and email on your blogging card
  • Select the blog post you would like to comment on
  • Scroll down until you can see the “Leave a Comment” section
  • Type your comment
  • Click the button to submit your comment.

How to comment for parents, family members and friends:

  • Click on the heading of the post on which you wish to leave a comment
  • Scroll down until you can see the “Leave a Comment” section
  • You will be asked for your name (use first name and last initial only)
  • Next you will be asked for an email address
  • You will also need to write the “spam word.”
  • Click “submit comment”

How to write a good quality comment:

Write your comment like a letter starting off with “Dear Grade Fives” or “Dear Mrs Paterno”. Compliment the writer in a specific way, ask a question, and/or add new information to the post. For example, if the post is about the Drawing Pad app, maybe you know something else about it that you can add. More information is terrific.

Write your comment about the post.

Check your comment for correct spelling, grammar and punctuation before you submit it.

You could copy the post (highlight and Ctrl + C) before you submit it, this way if something goes wrong you will still have your comment!

Don’t reveal any personal information about yourself in your comment, including your last name.

Remember, on our class blogs and many other blogs, your comment will not appear right away. The blogger-host must moderate (approve) it first. If your comment is okay it will soon appear on the site!

We would love to hear from you!

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