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3 Fun Activities for any Novel Study - The Secondary English Coffee Shop When teaching a novel, I love to mix things up and throw in a fun, creative, or collaborative activity that engages students as they analyze and interpret the novel’s theme, characters, symbols, or conflict. This allows me to enhance my students’ understanding of the novel, and it gives them a break from the day-to-day routine of reading and reviewing that often accompanies novel studies. Providing students with fun and engaging, yet still rigorous, activities enhances their understanding and fosters a love of reading. Here are three fun activities that you can easily incorporate into any novel study.
Creaza Creaza MovieEditor Do you have a school assignment to make a documentary about your summer experiences or global climate change, or maybe a narrative film about your neighbourhood. Or do you just feel like making a short film to show your friends and family? 8 Steps to Great Digital Storytelling Stories bring us together, encourage us to understand and empathize, and help us to communicate. Long before paper and books were common and affordable, information passed from generation to generation through this oral tradition of storytelling. Consider Digital Storytelling as the 21st Century version of the age-old art of storytelling with a twist: digital tools now make it possible for anyone to create a story and share it with the world.
50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners 50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control explains the economics of oil production in the Sudan to students in Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Riyadh. That is education and animation working together to teach students everywhere, everything they ever wanted to know. Educators need only utilize the tools available, most of them for free.
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Learn more about Smilebox and Club Smilebox Creative With more than 1000 customizable designs for any occasion and style plus the ability to add your own photos, videos, words and music, Smilebox lets you be as creative as you want. Personal Whether sending a digital greeting or printing a collage of your vacation, sharing life's moments is more personal with Smilebox. The response you'll get will keep you coming back for more. Fun REL - HISTORY Responding to text Themes, voice and 'once' Table the themes in the novel, such as 'bullying' and 'stories', and write examples of each. Read some of Felix's dialogue and thoughts aloud. How does the author make him sound young? The iPhone and iPad app for creating stories Spin the wheel and land on an image. Now it's your turn to make up part of a story with that image. You'll have 30 seconds to record your voice as you add to the story. As you progress, the previous images are displayed on the side so you can keep track of the storyline. Your voice is played back with the images you spun. Each page of the story lists the speaker and shows the animated image that was spun.
Printing Press The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers. Teachers and students can choose from several templates to publish class newspapers, informational brochures, and flyers announcing class events. Text added to the templates can be modified using a simple WYSIWYG editor, which allows students to choose text features, such as font size and color. Documentation for the Printing Press includes instructions for using the tool. CELV > Resources > Inventory of ICT tools Evaluation criteria: Added value: What is the potential of the tool for achieving learning objectives? Usability: How easy is the tool to use and to adapt to your teaching context?
Quest - Write text adventure games and interactive stories Quest lets you make interactive story games. Text adventure games like Zork and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Gamebooks like the Choose Your Own Adventure and Fighting Fantasy books. You don't need to know how to program.