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Grammaropolis: Nouns (Mobile App)

Example Web Site and/or Technical Equipment Required

Website: http://grammaropolis.com

Website Example: http://grammaropolis.com

More Ways

Mobile devices (smartphones and tablets), WiFi, computer and/or document camera for demonstration (optional)

Activity Description

Use the free portion of this app (you can also use the Web site, link above) in class to teach about Nouns or have students use individually or in small groups to teach and learn about nouns. The parts of speech are represented by animated characters. There are books, songs, videos, and interactive games with quizzes.

Preparation

  1. Install the app and preview the Nouns section activities before using with your class.
  2. Decide if you will use all the activities or limit to specific videos or quizzes.
  3. Pre-teach nouns by conducting a lesson before students use the app.

How-To

  1. Install the app, available on the Apple App Store.
  2. Select The Nouns.
  3. Follow the map through the exercises, beginning with the introduction, which is a reading.
  4. View the videos and take the quizzes, which include Common or Proper? Abstract or Concrete? Collective and Compound, and Singular or Plural?

Teacher Tips

  • Students can also participate using a computer if mobile devices are not available at Grammaropolis
  • There are 10 short quizzes per topic, and the progress tracker shows completion of the quizzes and scores..
  • The other parts of speech sections (Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Pronouns, Conjunctions, Prepositions, Interjections) are available individually for in-app purchase, or you may purchase all contents of the app. See the iTunes App store ¬†for pricing.
  • If you need a list of compounf nouns, you might try this one from Learning Differences .

Levels

  • Intermediate Low
  • Intermediate High
  • Advanced

Standards

Basic Communication

  • (7.4) Demonstrate study skills

Mobile Device

Device(s)

  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Android Phone
  • Android Tablet

Apple Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/grammaropolis/id559851814?mt=8

Google Store https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.Grammaropolis.Grammaropolis&hl=en

Developer Site http://grammaropolis.com/index.php

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN200091-A2 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.