public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from knann with tags "es:language arts" & msvt

December 2008

Super Action Comic Maker

Easy to use Comic Creator to inspire story-telling. Choose the background for your Action hero. Use the slider to choose the pose. Add speech bubbles and text. Click next top add up to six frames.

November 2008

Read & Create Children's Picture Books Online - Great authoring tool for creating your own books. Use the library of pictures or upload your own.

Writing Fun by Jenny Eather- helping kids write using text organizers.

Excellent site for different genre examples and organizers. Takes time to get familar with site but worth it. Nice for smartboard as there is a write online feature.

October 2008

On the Tip of My Tongue

Index of Idiomatic expressions, spanish and french equivalents, some cartoon examples, audiory samples, contextual examples

June 2008

Wordle: using word clouds in a lesson

Nice example of how to use wordle in the classroom as a pre-reading strategy.

September 2007

eWord Game

Companion to textbook Houghton Mifflin Spelling and Vocabulary but still useful for grades 1-6. Hover over the word or definition to hear it read aloud.

Writing notebook"Paragraph unit"Writing a Paragraph topic

BrainPop movie that explains how to write a paragraph. Great for whole class instruction and then let students review individually.