ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Crawling with Words
Digital Tool: Read Write Think Word Wizard
Digital Tool Description: Students start by choosing puzzles based on The Very Hungry Caterpillar. They are then prompted to use clues to identify words from a list of scrambled letters. The final clue is based on an event or theme from their chosen book, which supports story comprehension and makes the activity meaningful and fun.
Title: Let's Dance to Phonics!
Digital Tool: YouTube Video
Digital Tool Description: The phonics dance interactive video introduces students to letter combination sounds also known as "hunking" and "chunking" all while dancing to the rhythm of letter sounds.
Title: We're Going On A Name Talk
Digital Tool: Voki
Digital Tool Description: Voki enables users to express themselves on the web in their own voice using a talking character. You can customize your Voki to look like you or take on the identity of lots of other types of characters… animals, monsters, etc. Your Voki can speak with your own voice which is added via microphone, upload, or phone. Voki lives on your blog, social network profile and will soon be integrated in various instant messaging platforms. You will also be able to download it to most video supported phones.