Title: Let's Vote and Discuss!
Poll Everywhere Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (2) 3: Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges. [RL.2.3]Digital Tool Description: Poll Everywhere is a live, real time audience poll response voting. Students participate by visiting a fast mobile-friendly web page for the event or by sending text messages. Based on the questions being asked, students are able to reply to open ended questions, multiple choice, or by clicking on an uploaded image. It is a quick and free tool to ensure students are actively engaged and understand what they have been taught. It confirms with the teacher that the students have learned something and comprehend new concepts.
Title: Comics Clarity
ToonDoo Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (2) 17: Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text. [RI.2.8]Digital Tool Description: This is a comic strip creator that allows students to be creative in creating stories, retelling stories, or sequencing events.
Title: Finding the Elements of a Story
Interactives: Elements of a Story Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (2) 1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. [RL.2.1]Digital Tool Description: Elements of a Story is an interactive Web site where students can learn about different literary "ingredients" that make up a story. After watching and listening to an interactive version of "Cinderella," students will learn about various elements that are common to all stories: setting, characters, plot, exposition, conflict, climax, and resolution.