Connecting: To background experiences, personal experiences and to literature, films etc.
Predicting possible future events.
Thoughts and reactions to a quote from a novel. Make connections and add images.
Student book reviews. Students add to a growing wall of "Recommended Reads by Division _____" They can link to the author's website, other reviews, best of all, they can include an image of the novel!
Use to generate 'Must-haves' for a written assignment. Giving them input toward the criteria.
Summarizing - If doing a class novel, assign one summarizer per chapter to post. Helps those who missed a chapter or didn't understand part of it. If doing literature circles, also have the Summarizer post to a wall after each chapter. Making a connection and/or prediction.
Know Wonder Learn
Reflections on learning on any topic in any subject area
Idea wall to generate responses to a writing prompt
An alternative way to respond to a written assignment. Create a collage of quotes, reflections, pictures and videos.
Pros and Cons list to generate ideas and curate research before a class debate on a topic.
'Move' ideas around to generate themes for a persuasive writing topic
Collaborate on a group project by sharing ideas using Padlet
Use a Padlet wall as the writing prompt. Put words, images and phrases on a wall and have students create a story from what is on the wall.
Excellent practice for writing poetry. Have them walls and have students write Haiku or rhyming couplets on the wall!