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Traci Piltz @TraciPiltz

Martin's Big Words: Create Your Own Word Cloud

Grades: 3rd Grade, 2nd Grade, 1st Grade
Subjects: History, Social Studies

Student Instructions

After reading the story Martin's Big Words by Doreen Rappaport, add your own BIG WORDS to this activity. Tap add to begin the activity. Use label to add words from the story that stood out to you. Think about the words you wrote, and which ones are the most meaningful to you. Edit the size, type and color of the words to make some of them stand out, like they did in the book. Use mic or audio to tell about the BIG WORDS you chose. Tap check when you're done.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Use this activity on Martin Luther King, Jr Day after reading the story Martin's Big Words by Doreen Rappaport. You might create a classroom anchor chart of possible words, and discuss the meaning of the words, before students complete this activity. A link to the book being read online can be found here: https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/m2LYcwHF8gs?playlist=m2LYcwHF8gs&autoplay=1&iv_load_policy=3&loop=1&modestbranding=1&start= If you prefer to have your students read the book on their own, you can copy & edit this activity and include the book link in the Multimedia section.