Title: You're a Poet, and You Know It!
Poetry Idea Engine Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (4) 5: Explain major differences among poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text. [RL.4.5]Digital Tool Description: This tool provides assistance with creating haikus, cinquains, limericks, and free verse poetry.
Title: Become a Poet with Technology
ReadWriteThink Tool Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (2) 4: Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song. [RL.2.4]Digital Tool Description: This interactive activity challenges students to use a graphic organizer and write an acrostic poem.
Title: Race to Win - Do You Know the Words?
Bluster! App for iPad Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (2) 38: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on Grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies. [L.2.4]Digital Tool Description: This app allows students to work alone or with others to practice important word skills such as rhyming words, prefixes and suffixes, synonyms, homophones, adjectives and more.