Title: Become a Sailor in the 19th Century
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[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: Using Voki To Create A Unique Book Trailer
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[ELA2015] (6) 19: Compare and contrast one author's presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person). [RI.6.9]Digital Tool Description: Voki is an online learning resource that allows the user to create a customizable avatar that will star in a short video clip. The avatar can be placed in a variety of settings, and students can record the script for the avatar to say. There is also a text to speech component of the program where students can choose a voice style and then type the script for the avatar to perform.