Wordle


According to their Web site, "Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes." To create your own beautiful word cloud, go to: http://www.wordle.net/,

Wordle Examples

Below is a Wordle which was gathered through a Google Docs Form from a number of teachers who were asked the question: "What excites you about using technology to support writing and learning?"
Wordle: Using Tech with Students
Wordle: Using Tech with Students



The URL for this Wordle is: http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/2464401/Using_Tech_with_Students

Below is an example of a Wordle created by a teacher entitled A Good Start to the Year:
Wordle: a goosd start to the year...
Wordle: a goosd start to the year...


This is a link to a Wordle of Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken poem: http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/3314769/The_Road_Not_Taken
Wordle: The Road Not Taken
Wordle: The Road Not Taken


Below is an example of a Wordle from Anonymous entitled This is Me:
Wordle: this is me
Wordle: this is me

Do you think your students might like to create Wordles of This is Me for themselves?


Wordle Resources

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