Name selector tools

http://www.classtools.net/random-name-picker/

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/decide-now!/id383718755?mt=8

http://primaryschoolict.com/random-name-selector/

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/random-team-selector/id647485913?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rhineo.teamshake&hl=en

http://www.miniwebtool.com/random-name-picker/

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/top-teaching/2013/11/15-quick-and-creative-ways-group-and-partner-students

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/team-shake/id390812953?mt=8  This app allows teachers to enter additional information about students’ ability and gender and then generate a mixture of groupings for different activities.

Review of random name selector tools

http://www.simplek12.com/classroom-management/random-name-picker-reviews-and-creative-uses/

 

Chapter 3

 

Vocabulary game sites

www.vocabulary.co.il  A multitude of different games at different levels.

www.wordplays.com Fun interactive site with engaging games such as ‘word in a word’.

www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/crossword/ Easy website to use where you can make your own crossword puzzles. Great for revision of Tier two words.

Dictionaries and Thesauri resources

www.dictionary.com Good general dictionary with simple explanations of words.

www.wordhippo.com Simple dictionary with synonyms, pronunciation, example sentences etc.

Visual Thesauri

www.visuwords.com

www.snappywords.com

www.lexipedia.com

Picture dictionary for maths

http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions Visual images  to describe  mathematical terms.

Word activities

https://www.talkingmatters.com.au/about-us/resources/barrier-games/ Word puzzles

 

Chapter 4

 

Drama websites

http://dramaresource.com/ David Farmer’s website.

https://www.dramanotebook.com/drama-games/ This site offers a selection of drama activities.

http://www.bbbpress.com/dramagames/ This site includes a selection of drama activities.

Story-making and creating websites and apps

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/story-starters/  This Scholastic story selector web based resource, can be used for creating story ideas for drama.

http://www.plot-generator.org.uk/ This plot generator site could be used to create plots for drama.

http://www.springhole.net/writing_roleplaying_randomators/plotgens.htm More ideas for plots.

http://www.shortstoryideas.co.uk/ This site has a range of ideas for writing, which could be used for drama, for example, a first line.

http://oakdome.com/k5/lesson-plans/word/kids-writing-prompt-generator.php The prompts in this site could be use as scenes for drama activities.

https://storybird.com Students could create or read stories on this site and use them for drama activities.

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/puppet-pals-hd/id342076546?mt=8 Puppet pals

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/explain-everything-interactive/id431493086?mt=8  Explain everything

https://itunes.apple.com/nz/app/book-creator-for-ipad-create/id442378070?mt=8  Book creator

http://www.dltk-teach.com/books/index.htm  This website has a section on fables and traditional stories, many of which have cut-out puppets that students could use to retell a story.

Game show links

http://www.puffgames.com/whowantstobeamillionaire/ Who wants to be a millionaire? 

http://www.gsn.com/cgi/free/play.pl?game_id=47 Wheel of fortune (similar to hangman)

 

Chapter 5

 

Barrier Games

https://www.talkingmatters.com.au/about-us/resources/barrier-games/ Fantastic free barrier game site.

http://www.esolcourses.com/topics/songs-to-learn-english.html Information gap activities using song lyrics.

http://picklebums.com/build-your-own-robot/ Free robot barrier games.

Other Listening Websites

http://www.radionz.co.nz/collections/storytime-treasure-chest New Zealand audio books.

www.tessarose.co.nz Developing listening skills using songs with actions.

 

Chapter 6

 

www.noisyclassroom.com Excellent support and examples of debates, as well as activities that develop debating and oral language in the classroom.

 

 

 

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