ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Comic Word Problems
Digital Tool: Toondoo Website
Digital Tool Description: Toondoo is an online comic strip creator. It allows students to drag-drop or click to create comic strips that express their thinking with creativity while demonstrating their originality.
Title: Awesome Adjective AnswerGarden
Digital Tool: AnswerGarden
Digital Tool Description: Students create their own adjectives using AnswerGarden which is a Word Cloud program. All students type a word (adjective) into the program and an acrostic is created. This will engage students and also serve as a formative assessment for the teacher to know if students understand adjectives.
Title: Parts of Speech
Digital Tool: Sparklefish
Digital Tool Description: This educational app is a Mad libs type story creation game to reinforce parts of speech knowledge.
Title: Book Report? Let's Travel There Instead!
Digital Tool: Read Write Think Printing Press
Digital Tool Description: The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers. Teachers and students can choose from several templates to publish class newspapers, informational brochures, and flyers announcing class events.
Title: Nouns Stepped Up
Digital Tool: SchoolTube Video: Nouns--Right About Now!
Digital Tool Description: This video should be used after the students understand nouns. The video will help them to identify nouns in a sentence.