Some of the Language…
6.RI.7 Integrate information presented in different media or formats
(e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent
understanding of a topic or issue.
6.RL.7 Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story,
drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live
version of the text, including contrasting what they "see" and "hear"
when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or
6.W.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and
publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others;
demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a
minimum of three pages in a single sitting.
6.W.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on
several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
6.W.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital
sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase
the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and
providing basic bibliographic information for sources.
6.SL.2 Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats
(e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a
topic, text, or issue under study.
6.SL.5 Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, images, music,
sound) and visual displays in presentations to clarify information.
New comic creation software
in Lab 129 only.
Create comics using pictures
from the internet.
– Convert a favorite part of a book to a comic – or recreate the
rising and falling action.
-Writing an original story.
-Change an ending to a story.
-Show What You Know about a Literacy unit.
-Change the setting of a fiction book.
-Point of View Stories.
-Bring a Poem to Life.
Social Studies Ideas
-A famous battle or event
-Travel guide through a region
-Interview a famous person
-Explain a concept
-Explain Math Word Problems
-Comic from an animal, rock, planet… point of view
-Explain how a geometric shape is used/seen in the real world
-Mathematician report from the Mathematicians Point of View
-Math in the Real World
Things to keep in mind:
1. Always storyboard your story before you even enter the
2. Collect pictures based on the storyboard. Remember to
talk to your students about pictures that are copyright free
or that are cited.
3. Make sure students save to their Documents, then export
as a PDF (it will use less ink that way).
Interview With The Blood
Exploring with Columbus
Use Docs to have students begin their writing in school and finish at home – no
more lost flash drives!
Use Docs to add comments to their writing and to see revision history
The best way for students to collaborate on writing/projects with each other.
Fantastic for Research
Easy to share links with your students.
Google automatically saves every 2 seconds.
Have students go to docs.google.com to log in – their login is their computer login
with @holmdelschools.org password is what they use to login normally.
Click Here For An Example
Voki creates talking avatars by typing your text, phoning it in, or using a
Voki is free but there is also a paid CLASSROOM Voki account.
Students can make Vokis in any subject area.
Math – create and share word problems, how they solved a problem, famous
mathematician, using math in the real world examples
Literacy – great for retelling stories, retelling part of a book from the view of a
character, proofreading, fluency
Science/SS – There are historical figure Vokis, have them retell a part of history
Explain a science concept, tell what you know about a topic
Teacher – put on website, introduce a lesson, morning or afternoon announcements