Title: The Importance of Word Choice in Writing
The Power of Simple Words Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (9) 40: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. [L.9-10.5]Digital Tool Description: This is a 2-minute video resource that clearly illustrates the importance of word choice in writing. The main idea is that clear, concise, and simple language can be more powerful than complicated, flowery language when communicating through writing.
Title: Postcards From The Moonlight
Postcard Creator Web Address URL:
[SS2010] HGEO (9-12) 14: Describe how tourism shapes cultural traditions and population growth.Digital Tool Description: The Postcard Creator allows students to identify the elements of a traditional postcard, compose and/or summarize content material, edit, and publish/print individual postcards. After editing and printing, students may illustrate the front of the postcard to reflect subject matter/events described in the postcard message.Postcard creator also features planning sheets/templates that may be utilized by students in the initial planning phases of the lesson.