Writing to Learn

Sites and Apps

Doodle Splash

In this interactive, you will think more deeply about any text you are reading. You'll be asked to summarize your reading, draw and describe your own design or picture, and explain it's connection to what you've read.



Comic Creator

This interactive helps you compose your own comic strips. The organizer allows you to choose backgrounds, characters, and props, as well as to write dialogue. The tool is even easier to use if you complete the Comic Strip Planning Sheet, a printable PDF.




Trading Cards

This interactive allows you to create your own trading card about a real or fictional person, place, object, event, or abstract concept. Specific prompts guide you through the project expanding your thinking from the basic information and description of the topic to making personal connections to the subject.

Pic Collage

PicCollage lets you instantly arrange pictures into frames - or get creative with freeform collages, cutouts, filters, borders, stickers, and text. Your friends will be amazed with what you can create. It's like photoshop with your fingers!

Posting Board

When you are done with your product, click on the following link to share it with the group.