Title: What Should I Read Next?
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[ELA2015] (8) 9: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of Grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently. [RL.8.10]Digital Tool Description: Book Wizard is a tool students and teachers can use to find books they want to read. Students can search for books by grade level equivalent or Lexile. If they have a book they really liked, they can search for similar books.
Title: Using Voki To Create A Unique Book Trailer
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[ELA2015] (6) 19: Compare and contrast one author's presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person). [RI.6.9]Digital Tool Description: Voki is an online learning resource that allows the user to create a customizable avatar that will star in a short video clip. The avatar can be placed in a variety of settings, and students can record the script for the avatar to say. There is also a text to speech component of the program where students can choose a voice style and then type the script for the avatar to perform.