ALEX Learning Assets
Title: Judging a book by its cover: Creating a fresh look for an older book
Digital Tool: ReadWriteThink Book Cover Creator
Digital Tool Description: This Flash-based image generator will allow students to demonstrate their understanding of a text through an aesthetic representation of the plot, theme, characterization, and setting in the form of an updated book cover.
Title: Interactive Plot Diagram
Digital Tool: Plot Diagram
Digital Tool Description: This organizational tool for grades K-12 uses the plot diagram pyramid to map events in a story. You can choose beginning, middle, and end for younger learners or exposition, climax, and resolution for older learners. The mapping tool allows readers to recreate a story you have taught in class, or writers to map out the ideas for an original piece.