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Creating Word Clouds. A “Back to School” Get to Know You Activity. What is a word cloud?. Using the site www.tagxedo.com you will be creating an image using words to describe yourself to the class. Here are some examples that have been created using this website!. Drafting.

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Creating word clouds

Creating Word Clouds

A “Back to School” Get to Know You Activity


What is a word cloud

What is a word cloud?

  • Using the site www.tagxedo.com you will be creating an image using words to describe yourself to the class.

  • Here are some examples that have been created using this website!


Drafting

Drafting

  • On a blank scrap sheet of paper please list 1-10. Please skip a line so that you have enough room!

  • You will be answering the following questions with one word and/or phrases.

  • Think about all of your GOOD qualities!


1 what is your full name

1. What is your full name?

Ex: John Smith

2. Name 3 things you cannot live without. Think about what you are passionate about.

Ex: Luna-dog, reading, yoga


3 what is favorite subject

3. What is favorite subject?

Ex: Reading

4. Names of those in your family and their relationship

Ex: Damian-Husband


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5. List 3 words that describe your personality.

Ex: silly, outgoing, loud

6.List 3 words that describe your physical appearance.

Ex: pretty, blonde, green eyes


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7.What is your favorite color?

Ex: blue

8.Where is your favorite place?

Ex: Destin-FL


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9. List 2 verbs that describe two things you like to do.

Ex: run & hike

10.What is your favorite food?

Ex: crab legs

Feel free to add anymore different words or phrases that express who you are as an individual!


Review the questions and make sure they are complete

Review the questions and make sure they are complete

  • What is your full name?

  • Name 3 things you can’t live without.

  • What is your favorite subject?

  • Names of those in your family and their relationship to you.

  • List 3 words that describe your personality.

  • List 3 words that describe your physical appearance.

  • What is your favorite color?

  • Where is your favorite place?

  • List 2 verbs that describe two things you like to do.

  • What is your favorite food?

  • Any thing else you would like to add?


Creating your word cloud

Creating your word cloud

  • Go to www.tagxedo.com

  • Click “Create”.

  • Click “Load” in the top left corner.

  • Type “Your name” in the webpage section.

  • Type your answers to questions 1-10 in the text box.

  • If you want a phrase to be together, insert ~ between each word. This will keep the phrase together in the word cloud. (Example: field hockey / field ~ hockey)

  • Click “Submit”.

  • Theme – Changes color scheme

  • Layout – Click any layout you want

  • Shape – Changes the shape of your word cloud

  • Font – Make sure your font is easy to read!


Finishing your word cloud

Finishing your word cloud

  • Click the respin button to change up layout and/or color.

  • Click “Save”.

  • Select “250JPG”.

  • Save to your desktop.

  • Open the image in Microsoft Word.

  • Resize the image to fit an entire page.

  • Print & bring the color version to class on 8/21 or 8/28 to share!


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