Thanks you Colette M Bennett for sharing these recommendations:
We incorporate technology and assign different kind of role using various FREE and multi-platform software programs. We follow the CCSS standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.
1. Researcher (real facts about setting or topics)
World Literature Research: http://www.ifitweremyhome.com/
If the setting of your book is in the United States, compare the setting to another country using If It Were My Home website: Prepare a report for the class.
2. Street sign generator: http://www.signgenerator.org/
Create a street sign to represent a character, event, or setting.
Create other short statements, choosing the most appropriate format, and post these as “signs”
3. Messenger: http://vocaroo.com/
Record an answering machine message for a character/historical person/event element on Vocaroo
4. Timeliner: http://www.timetoast.com/
Recreate the timeline of your book. Match a moment in your text to a real life historical event, or follow the life of a writer, or the events in a book.
5. Comic Strip Illustrator: http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Comix/
Using a comic strip generator, create a comic strip using one or two of this week’s vocabulary words.
Create a page using comic book layouts to order to retell novel’s plot, historical event, discoveries
6. Trading Card Manufacture: http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/games-to…
Create a set (4 or 5) of trading cards for characters from the book using the trading card creator; create a historical game using real events and real people trading cards
6. Word Cloud Generator: http://www.tagxedo.com/
Insert text & sort words by frequency; explain why these words are critical or use as initiating exercise to preview important vocabulary
7. Poetry Creator: Writes poem about reading
I am from poem
Poetry form Generators: http://ettcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/forms/newpoem.htm