ALEX Learning Activities
Title: A Christmas Carol
Digital Tool: Sock Puppets
Digital Tool Description: Sock puppets is an app that students can use to present their voice with the annimation of sock puppets. It is a great tool for students who are shy, or not confident when presenting in front of a class.
Title: The Outsiders Novel Trailer
Digital Tool: Video: S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders-Book Trailer
Digital Tool Description: This YouTube video introduces The Outsiders, a novel by S.E. Hinton. It uses audio from an interview with the author to introduce the social themes of the novel.
Title: Delve Deeper Into Literary Characters through Acrostics
Digital Tool: Acrostic Creator in Read/Write/Think
Digital Tool Description: This online interactive resource guides students toward identifying the characteristics of a character in a literary work and then assists them toward rewording the characteristics in the form of an acrostic.