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ASCD Flash Video on 6-Step Process

Ideas, Links & Sites Related to Step 3:
Student Graphic or Photo Representation

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Quizlet: www.quizlet.com

  • Activity to Try: Quizlet ~ High School Quizlet Example ~ Middle School Quizlet Example ~
    The FREE version of allows you to enter words, definitions, and pictures that can be used in a variety of ways to work on vocabulary. Flash cards are the main focus, but the gaming format and ability to put in pictures makes this free tool a "plus" for teachers wanting new strategies for helping students develop their vocabulary. This won't be for everyone, but it be worth a look.


  • 21st Century Skill Addressed by This Activity: Communication, Creativity, ICT Literacy
  • Reading Skill Addressed: Vocabulary development & content knowledge
  • Demonstration Video from ESU#3: Steaming Video on How to Use Quizlet


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Activity to Try: Create a "Motivator" Poster of a Vocabulary Word: http://bighugelabs.com/motivator.php
  • Big Huge Labs allows users to quickly create a poster using images and words. Teachers and students are using this FREE tool to create a picture representation of a vocabulary word that they can display on a word wall with a picture, the word, and a definition. The "professional" look of the final creation is impressive and students as young as 2nd and 3rd grade could use this web site. See the example at right.

  • 21st Century Skill Addressed by This Activity: Communication, Creativity, ICT Literacy
  • Reading Skill Addressed: Vocabulary development & content knowledge