Wordle and Tagcrowd Directions



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Wordle and Tagcrowd Directions

WHAT?


  • WORDLE & Tagcrowd

WHEN?

  • Ice breaker/Team building

    • Write an all about me

  • Compare and contract student work or student summaries

  • Compare and contrast speeches, text, prose, poetry, etc…

  • Compare and contrast themes

  • Compare and contrast history to historical fiction

  • Character traits analysis

  • Highlight important words that should be in student summaries.

  • Help students in finding important words in text.

  • Use to locate synonym words in text.

  • Find out the ideas behind famous speeches

  • Use them to poll the class.

  • Create word art (posters)

  • Create a learning poster

  • Predict what will happen in a book or new lesson.

  • Entrance & Exit Ticket: Use it as a prediction technique by creating one using a summary of your lesson.

    • Students predict at the beginning using the Wordle.

    • After the lesson, they modify their predictions or make a connection to previous knowledge

PREP WORK/MATERIALS:

High-prep



  • wordle.net or tagcrowd.com

  • text to paste

  • questions/commands given based on text

Low-prep- VERSIONS

Procedure

  • TAGCROWD.COM

    1. Pop in a definition, URL, blog, or text. This could be summary of a lesson or a summary from the web or even text from a book

    2. Set the prompts to use a frequency of 2-5 times in a given text.

    3. Get a condensed word synopsis, size shows word frequency.

  • WWW.WORDLE.NET

    1. Pop in a definition, URL, blog, or text.

    2. Get a visual, with larger words equaling higher frequency.

  • USE FOR THE PURPOSES SET ABOVE IN “WHEN” SECTION!

EXAMPLES:

WWW.TAGCROWD.COM or WWW.WORDLE.NET or http://www.tagcloud-generator.com/



  • Pop in a definition, URL, blog, or text. This could be summary of a lesson or a summary from the web or even text from a book

  • Set the prompts to use a frequency of 2-5 times in a given text.

    • EXAMPLE:

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  • Pop in a definition, URL, blog, or text.

    • IDEAS:

      • Type in summaries that you have written.

      • Type in main ideas of written works.

      • Brainstorm words you know about a subject.

  • Compare and contrast two or more ideas

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