Cube Creator

If you used the Creative Questions Cube from my previous post, then you may want to explore “The Cube Creator” at the ReadThinkWrite website.  The creator tool provides access to four cubing activities.  There’s a bio cube to use after reading a biography to “capture the person’s essence.”  The mystery cube helps children sort clues in a mystery or write their own, and the story cube helps them identify elements of a story, such as conflict and resolution.  

 

My favorite is the create-your-own cube because children can design their own questions, activities, or topics.  The site is easy to use and includes planning sheets and parent resources.  To assemble the cube, print it out and follow the directions. 

 

For museum educators, The Cube Creator is useful for helping children summarize museum concepts and for personal reflections regarding a theme or topic. 

 

The Cube Creator is appropriate for grades three and up.

 

ReadWriteThink’s mission is “to provide educators, parents, and after school professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.”

Contact Information

Debra Lemieux

If Then Creativity

debra@ifthencreativity.com

 

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