ELA Notes/Ideas From TCEA

A Week's Worth of Apps From TCEA



Swipespeare - convert the words of Shakespeare into plain and simple English with a swipe of a finger

iBooks - download and read books

23,469 Books - download from 23,469 classic books and read with the fully featured ereader

Dictionary.com - over 2,000,000 definitions and synonyms

Tellagami - share a quick animated video

Tellagami Edu - additional features with more backgrounds and the text feature $4.99
Adobe Slate - need an email account and an Adobe login

Chatterpix - Make your photos, friends, pets or drawings talk. Take a photo, draw a line to make a mouth and record your voice and then share with your friends and family. Very creative way for students to introduce themselves.

Shadow Puppets Edu - Create videos to tell a story, explain an idea or send a personalized message. The app has a search tool to find pictures from the Library of Congress, NASA, and to find Creative Commons licensed images from Flickr. Students can also import pictures and videos from the camera roll on their iPads.

English Idioms - Learn the history and meaning of idioms. The first 23 idioms are free.

Seven Academy Apps - Seven Academy’s goal is to provide children with enjoyable early-learning activities. App prices vary.

Learn Vocabulary Words With Mobile Apps - a list from SimpleK12

Free Must-Have iPad Apps For Grammar and Vocabulary !

Comparative Adjectives - this app contains more than 350 example pictures included and has student compare and describe the difference between two objects.

ESP: English, Spelling & Punctuation - ESP includes an extensive guide to punctuation, so that you'll never mix up your commas, colons, and semicolons again!

Grammar Jammers Primary Edition - Grammar Jammers animations will hve you tapping your toes to the beat while learning grammar usage and mechanics. Each animation unlocks a quiz. Answer all the quiz questions and unlock an interactive reward. This app includes quiz questions on: adjectives, nouns, pronouns, punctuation, sentences, and verbs.

Imangi - Imangi is mind-twisting, space=bending word mastery at its best. Simply slide rows and columns to create the highest scoring arrangement of words possible.

My Grammar Lab - Choose the grammar you want to study, decide how many questions you want to answer, then create your own test.

SAT Vocabulary by Veritas Prep - Follow the daily checklist and games to read passages, answer questions, and write some sentences. You will quickly and permanently know the 500 most common SAT words that will get you the biggest SAT scores.

Sparklefish - record creative words in your own voice for playback inside surprising, ad-lib stories. It comes with four stories for free.

Additional Resources - Great for Reviews.


Go Formative - www.goformative.com

Quizizz - www.quizizz.comvery similar to KAHOOT, except the questions appear on the students' devices AND it lets you see who missed what and gives you a report. It also has math symbols!!!!!

That Quiz - https://www.thatquiz.org/tq-f/?-j6ofy-12-m3o-p2kc0 - allows you to create free, online mathematical quizzes for all grade levels!!!

EdPuzzle - www.EdPuzzle.com

Plickers - don't have enough devices for all students? Then Plickers might be the tool for you. Allows you to scan and again reports are made - great for tutorials.

Flippity - www.flippity.net: Turn google spreadsheets into online flash cards.

Edueto - www.edueto.com - create original online exercises for free.

Lit2Go - www,etc,usf.edu/lit2go/ - a free collection of stories and poems in MP3 format (audio book). The passages can also be downloaded in a PDF format.

Bingo - bingobaker.com/play/398064 on your device. Click the Free Space. Make your card.

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) provides a variety of books read by the famous actors and actresses in StorylineOnline. The site also includes a downloadable activity guidebook.

AdLit - www.adLit.org - provides ELA teachers book lists, video interviews with authors and a comprehensive list of strategies for teaching reading and writing.

Rewordify- https://rewordify.com - simplifies difficult English words found in written text...students copy and past sentences, paragraphs, whole chapters or web addresses into site and the rewordified words are highlighted and a synonym appears. This site has several activities to help strengthen and build vocabulary and reading comprehension skills.

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