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Wacky Web Tales

 

 

 

Personal information is only collected from children with parent permission.  This site is hosted by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and designed for student use.  No registration or account creation is required.
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Similar to Mad Libs in that words are entered and a story is generated. *Parts of speech help is also included.

Write Your Own Play

 

 

 

Website designed for student use by Hampshire County Council for Education and Learning in the UK.  No personal information is collected from students.  No registration or account creation is required.
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Students choose setting, plot, and characters from list and then write a play using template.

Cloze
(Fill-in-the-Blank) Activities

 

 

 

Students under the age of 13 may use any of the non-member activities as no registration or collection of information is required for those activities.
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Site is hosted by Enchanted Learning.  This site works best with interactive device.

Make A Word
(Click the Begin button. Ignore everything else on first page.)

 

 

 

Website designed for children and does not collect information from anyone under the age of 13.  No registration or account creation is required.
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Site is similar to Boggle game.  See how many words can be made from the main word by dragging and dropping letters.

Story Sparkers

 

 

 

Website designed for children and does not collect information from anyone under the age of 13.  No registration or account creation is required.
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Site provides pictures with questions to help students get started with writing stories or poems.

Marvel: Create Your Own Comic

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Marvel has designed this site specifically for use with students of all ages.  They provide another site for users over the age of 13.  No registration or account creation is required.
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Marvel characters are used to create either a comic strip or a comic book.  Students provide the dialogue.

Lego City: Comic Builder

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Site is designed for children to use, and no personal information is collected to utilize the Comic Builder activity.  No registration or account creation is required for the Comic Builder activity.
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Lego-related objects and characters are used to create a comic strip.  Students provide the dialogue.

Crickweb – InteractiveResources and Games

 

 

 

Site is designed for students and does not collect any personal information unless user requests Crickweb to provide them with information about their services.  No registration or account creation is required.
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Site provides interactive literacy games.  This could be used as a “station” activity or for group use with interactive device.

 Story Mapping

 

 

 

No personal information is collected when viewing or using their interactive activities.  This activity is located within the Read Write Think website, which is designed for student and teacher use.
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Can be utilized with individual students or in a group setting.  Fillable boxes are used to better understand characters, setting, conflict, and resolution within a story.

Creatly

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To register and become a member, you must be 13 or older.  You can use the demo mode without creating an account, which allows interactive use of templates as well as creation of custom graphic organizers.
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Site best used in a group environment.  Graphic organizer templates are available for use.

*Flash is required.

Flashcard Stash

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Use of this site is not intended for children under 13, but a teacher can create a free account to develop flashcards to embed into his/her website for students to access.
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Site allows teachers to create vocab. flashcards that can be embedded into a website.

My Story Maker

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This link is for an interactive resource on the Carnegie Library website.  It is designed for student and teacher use and does not collect personal information.  No registration or account creation is required.
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Students go through the process of building a story in book form and “publishing” it.  Use with individual students or in a group setting.

Cube Creator

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No personal information is collected, and no registration or account creation is required when using interactive activities.  This activity is located within the Read Write Think website.
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Students create cubes with specific information that can then be printed and folded into a tangible object.

Character Scrapbook

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This activity is located within the Scholastic website and designed for students.  Personal information is not collected.  No registration or account creation is required for the Character Scrapbook activity.
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Site can be used individually or as a group. Students create and provide information about a real or made up character.