Title: Comic Strip Crucible
Bitstrips & the Interactive White Board Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (10) 5: Analyze how an author's choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise. [RL.9-10.5]Digital Tool Description:
Using the website bitstrips.com and an interactive white board, student groups will create a comic strip to illustrate the previous day's reading in "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.
Title: Google in the Classroom: How to get the most out of Google Search
A Google A Day Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (12) 27: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. [W.11-12.9]Digital Tool Description: A Google A Day is an interactive search game developed by Google to enhance the user's ability to use a search engine effectively and accurately. This tool will be used as a learning asset in the form of a Bellringer to focus students at the beginning of class on the larger lesson plan's purpose and goals, as well as to help students evaluate their own progress towards those goals. This activity will be particularly effective when used as a Bellringer for the lesson: Google in the Classroom: How to get the most out of Google Search.