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Rip Van Winkle: Vocabulary Review
In groups of 3 or 4, use the Web 2.0 Tools below to demonstrate understanding of the following six vocabulary words from Rip Van Winkle.
Quaffed
Draft
Vehemently
Incessant
Quaint
Famished
*The words may be used in any form (e.g. Drafted instead of draft, incessantly rather than incessant etc.) Consult an online dictionary to make sure you are using each word correctly.
GoAnimate

1) Visit the GoAnimate website at the URL: http://goanimate.com
2) Create one account per group using an email address or using an existing Facebook or Gmail account (see buttons Google Login and Facebook Login at the top of the page)
3) After you create an account, you will be directed to the GoAnimate dashboard. Click on the Create Tab to get started.
4) When Selecting a template, choose one that says “Text to Video” or “Type a Video” next to it.
5) Follow the instructions and type in your dialogue using all of the above vocabulary words.
6) Preview the video and make any necessary corrections.
7) Save the video and forward the embed and URL code to the teacher’s email.
Voki

1) Visit the Voki website at the URL: http://www.voki.com
2) Create one account per group using an email address and visit that email to verify your account.
3) After clicking the verification link you will be directed back to the Voki website. Click “Create a New Voki”
4) Use the controls to customize your avatar’s face, hair, clothing etc.
5) When you are content with your avatar’s appearance, click on the key icon within the “Give It A Voice” button
6) In this box type the following: “This is a direct quote from Washington Irving’s short story, Rip Van Winkle”.
7) Choose one word from the list of six and find it within the text of Rip Van Winkle, and type the sentence in which it is used into the text box for your Voki to say immediately after the text from step 6.
8) E.g. Your Voki will say “This is a direct quote from Washington Irving’s short story, Rip Van Winkle: It is true that he was rarely heard to speak, but smoked his pipe incessantly.”
9) Publish your Voki, name it, and copy and save the embed code and URL. Forward these to your teacher’s email.
Wordle
1) Google the name of this Web 2.0 tool.
2) Within the Google search result click the word “Create”.
3) Type the six words in this vocabulary review into the text box entitled “Paste in a bunch of text.”
4) Click Go.
5) Click Randomize to find a design you and your group really like.
6) Take a screen capture of your Wordle. (Command+Shift+4 for MAC users and Printscreen for PC)
7) Attach your screen cap to an email and send it to your teacher.

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