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  1. Custom Set

    Character Prompts - Giant

    With this Custom Set, students build a simple profile of a traditional story character (a giant) by responding to prompt questions about the character's appearance, actions, feelings and dialogue.

    On the start page, click on the speaker buttons to hear the prompt questions. On the activity page, click on the questions to open word banks. Work collaboratively to add words which answer the questions (shift-click in a cell to add text). When the word banks have been populated, go to the writing page by clicking on the write button. Click on the words pop-up button and use the sentence starters and words to write about the character. Move through the pop-ups using the arrow buttons.

    For other Clicker resources on the topic, search for descriptive writing or traditional stories on LearningGrids.

    For ages 6 to 8
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: April 13, 2018
  2. Custom Set

    Character Prompts - Witch

    With this Custom Set, students build a simple profile of a traditional story character (a witch) by responding to prompt questions about the character's appearance, actions, feelings and dialogue.

    On the start page, click on the speaker buttons to hear the prompt questions. On the activity page, click on the questions to open word banks. Work collaboratively to add words which answer the questions (shift-click in a cell to add text). When the word banks have been populated, go to the writing page by clicking on the write button. Click on the words pop-up button and use the sentence starters and words to write about the character. Move through the pop-ups using the arrow buttons.

    For other Clicker resources on the topic, search for descriptive writing or traditional stories on LearningGrids.

    For ages 6 to 8
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: April 13, 2018
  3. Custom Set

    Character Prompts - Wolf

    With this Custom Set, students build a simple profile of a traditional story character (a wolf) by responding to prompt questions about the character's appearance, actions, feelings and dialogue.

    On the start page, click on the speaker buttons to hear the prompt questions. On the activity page, click on the questions to open word banks. Work collaboratively to add words which answer the questions (shift-click in a cell to add text). When the word banks have been populated, go to the writing page by clicking on the write button. Click on the words pop-up button and use the sentence starters and words to write about the character. Move through the pop-ups using the arrow buttons.

    For other Clicker resources on the topic, search for descriptive writing or traditional stories on LearningGrids.

    For ages 6 to 8
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: April 13, 2018
  4. Custom Set

    Character Prompts Template

    With this Custom Set, students build a simple profile of a chosen story character by responding to prompt questions about the character's appearance, actions, feelings and dialogue.

    On the start page, click on the photo or paint buttons to take a photo or paint a picture of the chosen character. Add the character's name as a title (shift-click in the cell to add text). Click on the speaker buttons to hear the prompt questions. On the activity page, click on the questions to open word banks. Work collaboratively to add words which answer the questions (shift-click in a cell to add text). When the word banks have been populated, go to the writing page by clicking on the write button. Click on the words pop-up button and use the sentence starters and words to write about the character. Move through the pop-ups using the arrow buttons.

    For other Clicker resources on the topic, search for descriptive writing on LearningGrids.

    For ages 6 to 8
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: April 13, 2018
  5. Word Bank

    Christmas Haiku

    This Word Bank supports writing a haiku about Christmas.

    The words are arranged under the following headings: 1-syllable Words, 2-syllable Words and 3-syllable Words.

    For other Clicker resources on the topic, search for Christmas or haiku on LearningGrids.

    For ages 9 to 11
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: December 14, 2017
  6. Word Bank

    Powerful Colour Words

    This Word Bank offers alternative names for common colour words to encourage the use of powerful descriptive language in students' general writing.

    The set contains eleven tabs, one each of the common colours.

    For related resources, search for colours on LearningGrids.

    For ages 6 to 9
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: November 30, 2017
  7. Custom Set

    Adjective Options - Characters

    With this Custom Set, pupils choose appropriate words to describe pictures of characters from familiar stories.

    On the start page, click on the pictures to open the activity pages. Pupils select adjectives that best describe the characters. They then record descriptions of the characters using their chosen adjectives. Listen to all the recordings using the speech bubble buttons on the start page.

    For other Clicker resources on the topic, search for adjectives or traditional stories on LearningGrids.

    For ages 6 to 8
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: October 19, 2017
  8. Custom Set

    Adjective Options - Objects

    With this Custom Set, pupils choose appropriate words to describe pictures of objects from familiar stories.

    On the start page, click on the pictures to open the activity pages. Pupils select adjectives that best describe the objects. They then record descriptions of the objects using their chosen adjectives. Listen to all the recordings using the speech bubble buttons on the start page.

    For other Clicker resources on the topic, search for adjectives or traditional stories on LearningGrids.

    For ages 6 to 8
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: October 19, 2017
  9. Custom Set

    Adjective Options - Places

    With this Custom Set, pupils choose appropriate words to describe pictures of settings from familiar stories.

    On the start page, click on the pictures to open the activity pages. Pupils select adjectives that best describe the settings. They then record descriptions of the settings using their chosen adjectives. Listen to all the recordings using the speech bubble buttons on the start page.

    For other Clicker resources on the topic, search for adjectives or traditional stories on LearningGrids.

    For ages 6 to 8
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: October 19, 2017
  10. DocsPlus

    Powerful Verbs

    This Wordbar supports writing using powerful verbs, by providing banks of alternative words to a selection of overused verbs.

    The words are arranged in the following tabs: Looked, Ate, Said and Walked.

    For ages 10 to 14
    Author: Crick Software
    Date: August 2, 2017
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