ALEX Learning Assets
Title: Persuade to the Beat!
Digital Tool: Persuasive Writing video- YouTube
Digital Tool Description: YouTube is a video resource found on the Internet that can be very helpful when introducing a concept, or pulling a concept together at the end of your lesson such as this one on persuasive writing.
Title: Research Tool
Digital Tool: Sweet Search
Digital Tool Description: Sweet Search is an Internet search engine that allows students to search for topics and find information that has been evaluated by experts.
Title: Smore Climate Change
Digital Tool: Smore
Digital Tool Description: Attractive poster and newsletter creator. Students use it to create a poster telling what they have learned.
Title: Plagiarism? What's that!?
Digital Tool: Plagiarism and Citing Sources Podcast
Digital Tool Description: This podcast discusses plagiarism and can be used as an introduction before teaching a research project or informational writing.