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Title: Determining Mood
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Digital Tool Description: Students will be able to interpret the mood of a piece of art by describing the setting of the piece and the colors used within.  This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.

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Title: Creating a House: Integrating Language Arts with Visual Arts
Digital Tool: A House for Hermit Crab Read Aloud
Digital Tool Description: The teacher will begin the activity with a read-aloud of A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle. Next, the teacher will allow students to use the illustrations in the picture book to describe the plot of the story. Then, the teacher will lead students on a "nature walk" around the school to collect items to create an imaginary house. Lastly, the students will design an imaginary home using the natural objects found on their walk while individually following sequential steps. This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.

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Title: Tell Me Your Story
Digital Tool: Super Duper StoryMaker Free App for iPad
Digital Tool Description: StoryMaker is an app that allows students to create a story including text, graphics, and narration. 

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Title: Character Clouds
Digital Tool: TagCloud
Digital Tool Description: This tool allows users to create word clouds right from their iPad or iPhone.  

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Title: Tell the Story
Digital Tool: Storykit IPad app
Digital Tool Description: The Storykit app allows users to create stories using their own pictures, words and text.

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Title: Interactive Character Scrapbooking
Digital Tool: Character Scrapbook
Digital Tool Description: The interactive "Character Scrapbook" is a great way to engage students and form a deeper understanding of a book's characters. This interactive activity allows students to create an image of the character being studied and identify and list important characteristic traits. 


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