Title: Recording Culture Through Illustrations
Students will use a text's illustrations to gain information about the character's culture.
This activity was created as a result of the Arts COS Resource Development Summit.
Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (3) 9:
Title: What's THEMEssage
Story Cube: Students can summarize the key elements in a story, including character, setting, conflict, resolution, and theme. Students can even identify their favorite part of the story. The finished cube can also be saved, printed, and folded into a fun cube shape that can be used for future reference
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (3) 5:
Title: Comparing Clouds
Tagxedo turns words -- famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters -- into a visually stunning word cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text.
(Taken from Tagxedo's website)
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (3) 2:
Title: Functional Text: It's All Around Me
This digital resource allows the each student in the class to list examples of functional text in order to create a class word cloud.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (4) 2: