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TPACK Template Mobile Applications Assignment

C Mobile Application for Creating Mobile Application for Collaborating
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Learning 9.4) The student will read, comprehend, 9.4) The student will read, comprehend,
Objective and analyze a variety of literary texts and analyze a variety of literary texts
including narratives, narrative nonfiction, including narratives, narrative nonfiction,
poetry, and drama. k) Analyze how an poetry, and drama. k) Analyze how an
author’s specific word choices and syntax author’s specific word choices and syntax
achieve special effects and support the achieve special effects and support the
author’s purpose. author’s purpose.

P Activity Students will use the Word Cloud app on Using the Slack app on the iPad the
e the iPad to create a word cloud for their teacher will create a group for the class
d favorite poem. and share it with the students. The
a students will create a thread for their
g Students will copy and paste their poem Word Cloud. In this thread they will
o into the Word Cloud app and generate a include a photo of their Word Cloud and
g Word Cloud of any design they prefer. they will explain how the three largest
y words in their Word Cloud contribute to
the author’s purpose of this poem. They
will then explain why looking at the
author’s choice of words is so important
when analyzing author’s purpose. They
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will need to comment on at least three
different threads to discuss whether they
agree with this students analysis of the
author’s purpose.

T Technology Name: Word Cloud Name: Slack
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