Once Upon a Device...

20 Reading Activities and Free Apps

Retell events in a comic

Create a scrapbook for a character highlighting a moment

Transform the chapter into a movie scene

In pairs, choose 2 characters & send postcards to each other

Design a newspaper capturing the time

Retell the story from a different perspective

Design a magazine realistic to that time

Develop a game inspired by characters & the plot

Film a tv talk show with the characters

Host a reality show with the characters

Design a wedding invite & photo album of the wedding of 2 characters. Ex. Bella & Edward, Darcy & Lizzie

Create a commercial for a product mentioned

Work in pairs, choose 2 characters & recreate a conversation in SMS

Bring a character to life using augmented reality

Develop an app based on a character's vice. Ex. Where's My Ring? ~ Gollum

Create a class news hour featuring briefs highlighting events

Create a character timeline of made up life events that led to the point in the book or what happened after the book

Create a gossip celebrity segment highlighting character situations

Create a silent film based on a chapter

Host a dating game with characters