Try these ways to show what you've learned (Show What You Know!):

COMIC STRIPS:

Speech_Bubbles.pngMake Beliefs Comix (make a comic strip showing a conversation between characters or show one or more characters' thoughts) – minimum 3 panels

Read Write Think - Comic (make a comic strip showing a conversation between characters or show one or more characters' thoughts) – minimum 3 panels




WORD CLOUDS:

IBL_World_Around_Me.jpgWordle (make a word splash/cloud with key words/phrases related to a topic - remember to make the really important facts/words stand out!) - NOTE: may not be working

ABCya - Word Cloud (make and save your own word cloud; easier to use than Wordle - can delete words if needed)

Tagxedo (make word clouds in shapes!) - NOTE: may not be working

Festisite (put your writing around a heart, in a spiral or as waves; suitable for phrases or sentences; delete the text in the box then add your own, select the font and font size, click "Layout Text" then "Open" to view, when happy with the result [you may go back and adjust if necessary], click "File" and "Print")

Word Mosaic - Image Chef (make and save a word cloud in a shape - eg. heart, skull, star, etc.; select the font, its colour and background colour; not happy with the first try?...use the 'rearrange text' button to scramble it - suitable for 2-3 short words)



PUZZLES:

Puzzle_Piece.pngPuzzlemaker - Discovery Education (make a crossword, word search or ?? puzzle)

Crossword Puzzle - Read Write Think (make your own crossword puzzle)

Word Search Puzzle Maker - ABCya (make your own word search puzzle then print it or play it on the computer)

Word Scramble Creator - Gathering Basket (fill in the boxes on the screen to make a word search: title, words [20 in all], then click "Create"); print when done


LETTERS & POSTCARDS:

Mail.pngLetter Generator - Read Write Think

Postcard Creator - Read Write Think

Friendly Letter Generator - ABCya (learn about the parts of a friendly letter and then write your own!)



POEMS:

Computer.pngAcrostic Poem Creator - Read Write Think (include at least 15 words/phrases)

Diamante Poem Creator- Read Write Think

Letter Poem Creator - Read Write Think

Shape Poems - Read Write Think (write shape poems in 4 categories - nature, school, sports, celebrations)



ASSORTED:

Toolbox.pngStapleless Book Creator - Read Write Think (be sure to include a title page and at least 3 other pages)

Flip Book Creator - Read Write Think

Book Cover Creator - Read Write Think (pretend that the module you just worked through was actually a book... what would the book cover look like?)

Flash Cards Creator - Scholastic (do 4 vocabulary terms from the module; when you select print be sure that it's set to print portrait style and choose pages 1-2)

ABC Book Creator - Read Write Think (choose from individual 'cards' for each letter or a 1 page chart accompanied by a 'notes' page)

CD-DVD Cover Creator - Read Write Think

Bio Cube Creator - Read Write Think (great for after reading a biography or to write a biography or autobiography; to begin, type your name then click on the Bio Cube; follow the directions on the screen - type in info and print when done; cut and glue/tape to assemble into a cube; you may save your unfinished work to access later; before starting you may want to access a planning sheet - click on "Planning Sheet" and print it off, do your pre-writing on the sheet before starting in on the actual cube)

Mystery Cube Creator - Read Write Think (great for after reading a mystery or to write a mystery; to begin, type your name and then click on the Mystery Cube; follow the directions on the screen - type in info and print when done; cut and glue/tape to assemble into a cube; you may save your unfinished work to access later; before starting you may want to access a planning sheet - click on "Planning Sheet" and print it off, do your pre-writing on the sheet before starting in on the actual cube)

Story Cube - Read Write Think (great for after reading a story or to write a story; to begin, type your name and then click on the Story Cube; follow the directions on the screen - type in info and print when done; cut and glue/tape to assemble into a cube; you may save your unfinished work to access later; before starting you may want to access a planning sheet - click on "Planning Sheet" and print it off, do your pre-writing on the sheet before starting in on the actual cube)

Create-Your-Own Cube - Read Write Think (you decide on the topic!; type your name and then click on Create-Your-Own Cube; follow the directions on the screen - type in info and print when done; cut and glue/tape to assemble into a cube; you may save your unfinished work to access later; before starting you may want to access a planning sheet - click on "Planning Sheet" and print it off, do your pre-writing on the sheet before starting in on the actual cube)

Character Trading Card Creator - Read Write Think

Doodle Splash - Read Write Think (Create graphic symbols to visualize what you are reading)

Printing Press - Read Write Think (helpful tool for creating newspapers, brochures, flyers and booklets)

Profile Publisher - Read Write Think (create a fictional online social media profile for you or a character of your choosing; remember... privacy is important - incorporate what you've learned into the profile that you create!)

Dice Maker - Tools for Educators (create themed dice with images and/or words; increase to 140% before printing and then print the page with the cube, only)

Story Map - Read Write Think (map out story ideas by typing info according to the prompts; select from the following graphic organizers: character, setting, conflict, conflict resolution; print the organizers once done)

BINGO Card Creator - Gathering Basket (complete the boxes: title, words to fill a BINGO card [24 in all], click create; a card will be created; to print different cards (ie. same words in a different order), follow the instructions on the site); print when done


Library Card Generator (make your own 'fake' library card catalog card by typing in "title", "author", comments etc.; see sample below; this has a variety of uses... like reporting on a book that you've read or summarizing a story you've written... describing a character or process!; click on "generate" when done; to save your 'card', right click on the image)

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Newspaper Clipping Generator - Fodey (fill in the boxes on the screen: name of newspaper, date, headline, and your story; click "Generate!" when done; you may open or save your finished work; see below with my sample 'news article' listing some suggested uses)

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Movie Clapper Board Generator - Fodey (fill in the boxes on the screen: movie - 23 characters, director - 18 characters, date - 6 characters, scene - 16 characters, take - 6 characters, camera - 10 characters; click "Generate!" when done; you may open or save your finished work; see below for my sample)

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Recite This! (turn quotes into posters)



MINI BOOK:

Mini Books may be used in a number of ways... book/topic summaries, 'how to' books, joke books, etc. See below for a sample joke book.
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See above for the good copy before folding (and below for after it was folded).

Steps to Creating a Mini Book:
- download and type on computer (delete the existing text first) - take note of which page is which!
- save and print
- illustrate/colour
- cut carefully along the outside border (make sure you can still see the border)
- fold (neatly) along all lines, cut on the dotted line (tops of pages 2, 3, 6 and back page)
- fold into shape (see photo below [left] showing the fold partly done and [right] for the finished product)
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See below for the template. Follow the steps above to make your own Mini Book! Be sure to follow the page numbers!

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GUESS WHO/WHAT?: (this is set up for guessing which animal but may be adapted to guessing other things!)

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POSTERS: (use Word and clip art/images or PowerPoint and clip art/images)

Each of the following samples is trying to show the same info - some meet the criteria better than others. Look closely at the 3 samples and rate each against the criteria (Think: What's good and not so good about each of these?)


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Sample 1 - How well does this poster meet the criteria?

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Sample 2 - How well does this poster meet the criteria?


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Sample 3 - How well does this poster meet the criteria?