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This Lit Trip was developed by 1st graders and their teacher. It takes readers on a tour around the world, discovering geographical features mentioned in the book, The Yellow Balloon.
Flickr Mashup helps children learn the English alphabet through photos.
Created through iMovie, this video was used as a hook to interest students in similes and also provided examples of similes in songs. Students can then make their own videos, identifying similes in songs, using this as an example.
Similar to "Similes in Songs", this video explains prepositions and gives examples of prepositions.
This video uses recorded audio, images, and text to showcase simple English adjectives.
Students used Scratch to create their own storyboards and storyline about themselves.
Sea and Spar Between is a poetry generator that can be used with students to create their own original poems with their own words or take others' poetry and create new poems.
A high school AP literature teacher creates a lesson on King Lear combining online publications, videos, and podcasting. The tools and lesson plan are explained as well.
#haiku is a mashup of Twitter and Flickr. It pulls poems from Twitter that are tagged with #haiku, in realtime. It then separates the lines of the poem and finds the most relevant image available on Flickr. The result is an interesting alternative view of the poem.
This video includes clips and lyrics from popular songs. All clips have similes and/or metaphors included.
Examples of Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, and Hyperbole are found while exploring quick clips of today's hit music.
A student-made video using images, songs, recorded audio, and pop culture to identify various poetic devices.
Students made movie previews for books they were reading using animation, recorded audio, and images. This particular movie preview was for The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe.
Similar to Sea and Spar Between, this text mashup generator allows teachers and students to create their own poetry by using authors' works. Each provided work is protected under Creative Commons.
Using I Never Saw Another Butterfly, this teacher uses recorded audio to read through poems and ask students critical-thinking questions.