Title: Illustrating Favorite Events with Doodle Splash
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[ELA2015] (5) 33: Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally. [SL.5.2]Digital Tool Description: Doodle Splash teaches students to visualize what they are reading and to create graphic symbols to help them develop as readers. Doodle Splash interactive allows students to make connections between their visual designs and the text. (Description provided by Doodle Splash)
Title: Become a Sailor in the 19th Century
A Sailor's Life for Me- Interactive Game Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (6) 20: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the Grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. [RI.6.10]Digital Tool Description: A Sailor's Life for Me is an interactive game to help teach students what life was like aboard a 19th century sailing ship. Students must answer a series of questions to see if they could be sailors, they must purchase their clothing, and survive the voyage.
Title: Functional Text: It's All Around Me
Answer Garden World Cloud Tool Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (5) 2: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text. [RL.5.2]Digital Tool Description: This digital resource allows the each student in the class to list examples of functional text in order to create a class word cloud.
Title: Sticky Note Storyboarding
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[ELA2015] (5) 36: Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, sound) and visual displays in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes. [SL.5.5]Digital Tool Description: Kid Vid Storyboarding Tool allows students to create an outline of a book or video by generating the general premise for each.