Title: Sonnet Scene
Sonnet 29 from Next Vista for Learning Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (9) 9: By the end of Grade 9, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the Grades 9-10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. [RL.9-10.10]Digital Tool Description: The video representation of Shakespeare's Sonnet 29 from Next Vista for Learning can be used to aid in student comprehension and to teach the relevance of Shakespeare's work. It can also be used as a model for students to create their own poetry videos.
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.