Title: Mapping Odysseus's Journey
National Geographic / Mapmaker Interactive Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (9) 34: Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest. [SL.9-10.5]Digital Tool Description: Upon completion of the book, The Odyssey, students will use the digital tool (Interactive Mapping) provided to visually illustrate their understanding of Odysseys's Journey through ancient Greece. This is an individual activity, not a group assignment.
Title: Blogging About Heroes
Kid Blog Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (9) 25: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology's capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically. [W.9-10.6]Digital Tool Description: Kidblog provides teachers with the tools to help students safely navigate the digital – and increasingly social – online landscape. Kidblog allows students to exercise digital citizenship within a secure, private classroom blogging space.