Name of App
Cost
Age:
Links to App Store and other places
Brief comments
(See Storytelling Apps also)

Illustrations
Curriculum
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Comic Book
$1.99

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Comic Life

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Grammar Prep Using Commas
$3.99
Pearson’s GrammarPrep apps are a great resource for both students and non-students looking to quickly improve their writing skills, which are essential to academic and professional success,” said Roth Wilkofsky, President of English, Communications and Political Science at Pearson.
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Comic Life HD
$5.49
Ages:
Create a comic book; advance controls enable changes to color and images panels; share comics with other iPads nearby using Innovative In Tray; can use own photos;
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EPIC Citadel
Free
3-6
create a digitial story using text and photos from the app; students are asked to create a short reflection before uploading the story
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Grammar App HD
$1.99
3-6
includes the following topics: parts of speech, articles and tenses, review of the article, adjectives and adverbs, article and determiners, verbs, prepositions and pronouns, interjections, punctuation and many more
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Grammar Express Clause Analysis
LITE
FREE

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iMovie
$5.49
This is a ood app for storytelling. Students can make own multimodal text movie with photos, music, sound effects and video.
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Kid Paint
Free
good for creating images for storytelling or explanations; students can create a picture using brush, pencil, or ink pen icons; shape and stamp icon also available
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Pages
$10.49
This app enables the user to create a range of texts - letters, reports, flyers, cards, and posters. It's possible to use the app to view and edit Pages ’09, Microsoft Word, and plain text files. Some students might find formatting fiddly using the app and prefer word-processing using a computer.
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Phonics Silly Sentence 2
Free
K-2
This app introduces long vowels sounds and letter combinations - fash cards, matching games, sound and sign, and silly sentences.
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Phonics Silly Sentences Short vowels
Free
K-2
As above but the emphasis is on short vowels. Remember, sometimes you only get what you pay for.
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StoryBuddy
$6.49
See storytelling page
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Strip Designer
Cost: $2.99
Ages: K-?
Has 100 templates with 1 to 9 cells. Plenty of balloon types and stickers to choose from. Can be exported to PDF. There's automatic save and restore of the comic strip when you close the app so no accidental losses. A warning of occasional mild cartoon/fantasy Violence.
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