This is a great activity for year 5 - 9 students who have had some experience in creating persuasive texts. Lisa Owens has put together a really thorough Lesson Planner using a range of technologies and concepts to work in any environment. Clickhereto access it.
Dead simple just visit the site hit record - IT will record your pod cast, reading sample, song whatever and then give you a link to share it witht the world through your blog or whatever we service you wish. No Sign up necessary. 10 / 10 for simplicity and ease of use. Check it out here.