Title: Say What? (Using ESL Student's First Language to Increase Reading Comprehension)
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[ELA2013] (8) 11: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text. [RI.8.2] Digital Tool Description: Google Translate is a web-based translator tool that can be used to translate individual words, sentences, or entire websites.
Title: Let Voki do the Talking!
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[ELA2013] (8) 14: Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept. [RI.8.5] Digital Tool Description: Create custom avatars and add dialogue by typing or speaking into Voki.