We were inspired by Alan Peat to write Emotion, comma sentences using Google forms, Tagxedo and Padlet.

As an early morning task, the children were asked to use a QR code to access a Google forms doc via their iPad and submit 10 emotion words. The form can be accessed here: When all the children had responded the response form was pasted into Tagxedo, to create a word cloud. Which was shared with […]

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We created a Padlet for collaboration and for #padletbombing

Earlier this academic year, I had heard many positive musings about Alan Peat’s Exciting Sentences App that I finally relented and purchased my very own. It was money well spent. Using the ideas contained within has allowed ‘my two’ Year 3/4 classes writing to flourish. Initially unaware of any order to the progression, and following a chance conversation with […]

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We used QR codes, Google Forms, Tagxedo and Padlet to create poetry on the iPad.

After being inspired by @ThisIsLiamM, an ambitious first session was planned for Class 5. Creating word clouds on Tagxedo, to aid the personification poetry, the class realised they lacked some quality words. These were hastily provided by the children, utilising two excellent google docs forms (one for inanimate objects and another for human characteristics). A selection of 150 words were […]

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