Here is an interview activity we will be doing the first week of school. You will be responsible for making an "About Me" section on another classmate's page.


Day 1

You will work with a partner (chosen by Mr. Arbaugh). You will take turns creating an "About Me" page that will link to your partner's student page. Follow the directions below:

  1. Click LOG IN at the top of the page. Use your username and password to log in.
  2. Click on NEW PAGE at the left.
  3. In the PAGE NAME box, type About (Partner's Name). So if your partner is John, type About John
  4. Click on the USE A TEMPLATE box, and select the About Me Activity template.
  5. In the TAG box, type About Me Activity
  6. Click CREATE
  7. Type your partner's FIRST NAME at the top where it says About:
  8. Ask your partner each question, and type their answer in the ANSWER box next to each question.
  9. Once each question is answered, you can click on SAVE to save the page and see what it looks like.

Day 2

You will work with your same partner from yesterday to link their About Me page to their student page. Follow the directions below:

  1. Make sure to log in again like you did yesterday.
  2. Click on STUDENT PAGES on the left.
  3. Click on your partner's name to take you to their student page.
  4. Click the EDIT button.
  5. Type About (Partner's Name) at the top. So if your partner is John, type About John
  6. Highlight the words you just typed.
  7. Click the LINK button at the top.
  8. Click on the PAGE NAME box and select your partner's About Me page. So if your partner is John, select the About John page.
  9. Click ADD LINK
  10. Click SAVE at the top and see if it works!

Day 3

You will work on adding a picture of yourself on your about me page. Follow the directions below:

  1. Log in like you did before.
  2. Click on STUDENT PAGES on the left.
  3. Click on your name to go to your student page.
  4. Click on your About Me page to go to your about me page.
  5. Click EDIT button at the top.
  6. Click FILE button at the top.
  7. Click on UPLOAD FILES.
  8. Find your picture that you saved to your h:// drive. It should have been saved with a name special to you, or it might delete someone else's picture. Click on it and click OPEN.
  9. The picture will load, and you will have to click on it to add it to your page.
  10. If it appears, click SAVE to see what your page looks like now.

Day 4

You will look at other student's About Me pages and use the DISCUSSION tab to comment one other student's page that you don't know that well. We will talk about what you should say in your comments. Follow the directions below:

  1. Log in.
  2. Click on STUDENT PAGES on the left.
  3. Click on a student's name to view their student page.
  4. Click on their About Me link to go to their About Me page.
  5. Read their answers to the interview.
  6. If you want to comment on that student's page, click on the DISCUSSION tab at the top.
  7. Click on NEW POST.
  8. In the SUBJECT box, type your First Name only
  9. In the MESSAGE box, type some comments that we talked about in class. Make sure to comment on their page, but also leave them some questions to answer.
  10. Click on POST

In the Future

Come back to your About Me page throughout the year, and add some more information, photos, videos, podcasts, or whatever you would like!