ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Let's Vote and Discuss!
Digital Tool: Poll Everywhere
Digital Tool Description: Poll Everywhere is a live, real time audience poll response voting. Students participate by visiting a fast mobile-friendly web page for the event or by sending text messages. Based on the questions being asked, students are able to reply to open ended questions, multiple choice, or by clicking on an uploaded image. It is a quick and free tool to ensure students are actively engaged and understand what they have been taught. It confirms with the teacher that the students have learned something and comprehend new concepts.
Title: Comics Clarity
Digital Tool: ToonDoo
Digital Tool Description: This is a comic strip creator that allows students to be creative in creating stories, retelling stories, or sequencing events.
Title: Finding the Elements of a Story
Digital Tool: Interactives: Elements of a Story
Digital Tool Description: Elements of a Story is an interactive Web site where students can learn about different literary "ingredients" that make up a story. After watching and listening to an interactive version of "Cinderella," students will learn about various elements that are common to all stories: setting, characters, plot, exposition, conflict, climax, and resolution.