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And then there were none

December 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Patrice Troutman’s high school English classes were reading this classic novel and decided to use smore to create an online flier (to either entice folks to visit Indian Island or to stay far away).   Here are some samples (use the scroll bar on the side to view the entire flier):

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Expository texts and RWT

December 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

  Elementary students Explore Cause and Effect Using Expository Texts About Natural Disasters: http://t.co/eTtQJeOtQ0 — ReadWriteThink.org (@RWTnow) November 30, 2014

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Checking for plagiarism

December 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

Richard Byrne in his blog  Free Technology for Teachers recently posted updates resources to both explain ( to students) and check for plagiarism. I liked the infographic with the Harry Potter theme to help your students understand the process of citing.  For the complete post, please click here.

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Wordshift

December 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content- Cross Discipline

Saw Wesley Fryer’s tweet this morning from the Google Apps for Education summit in Texas.  One of the speakers (Ken Shelton) mentioned WordShift  (and it reminded me of this old post).  This is a twist on the traditional word cloud.  Yes, it makes the most common words larger- yet you can highlight words by topics, […]

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