Build your own resource collections: Sound, Images, Video.
Sound -Download mp3, , mp4, wav files. Images – google
Video – Download a video player eg. MIRO http://www.getmiro.com/download/
Co-Construct Criteria – Build Assessment Rubrics
SOLO- http://hooked-on-thinking.com/solo-taxonomy/
http://www.learningandteaching.info/learning/solo.htm
Rubric Formats - http://rubistar.4teachers.org/
Examine writing vocab http://wordle.net
Skills: Development & Practice
Use interactive activities aligned with our NZC http://digistore.tki.org.nz Use other’s resources
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/reading
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/writing/
http://edresources.com
http://thetoolbox.wikispaces.com
Narratives
MSPaint Illustrations in Powerpoint, use images to springboard ideas, add voice & sound effects, use real scenarios, hyperlink research information to add depth
http://www.awesomestories.com/
You are what you READ
Sort thinking using Smartart in Word/ Powerpoint.
Search for sites content at reading levels http://twurdy.com/
Examine & read online book collections, folktales http://www.storycove.com/
Read blog posts, http://www.onlinedegrees.org/top-100-classroom-blogs/
websites, Establish a bookprint http://youarewhatyouread.scholastic.com/kids/
Read & Respond
Read current news, http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/christchurch-earthquake/earthquake-map Form & post comments http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/christchurch-earthquake/your-messages
Description
Insert MSpaint into powerpoint to explain & support ideas. Use video **http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaDQB--MMsU** Create and describe creatures, characters, habitats **http://www.buildyourwildself.com/**
Explanation
Use images & write briefly in many text boxes. Upload to Voicethread, add voice and draw on image or written work while explaining. http://voicethread.com/#q.b12295.i79991
Reports
Use photos, generate Newspaper spreads http://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp
Poetry
Identify use of adjectives, adverbs,verbs with nouns & photos. **http://www.piclits.com/compose_dragdrop.aspx** Explore forms: Limericks, Haiku, Cinquains & Freeverse **http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/poetry/poetry_engine.htm**
Recount
Use Photos consider, real , historical & fictional examples – research background information. Site references.
Comic Creations
Use for reading AND writing. **http://thetoolbox.wikispaces.com/Comic+Creators**
**http://comiclife.com/**
**http://comic-life.wikispaces.com/Schools**
http://www.toondoo.com/
http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/comic/index.html