Move over Schoolhouse Rock, with Grammaropolis – Complete Edition, the next generation of parts of speech characters is here! Meet whimsical characters such as Nelson the noun, Connie the conjunction and and Vinnie the action verb. Teachers and parents, as well as students, will love this app by Coert Vorhees, mayor of Grammaropolis.
Explore the map for each part of speech with movies, quizzes and a book. A movie on nouns is shown, A quiz is presented and as the map progresses, the different types of nouns are taught individually. Each movie has a reinforcing quiz, a final test, as well as an explanation of the answers. The movies cover an explanation and many, many examples using catchy tunes, phrases and illustrations.
This app is great to project on your Smartboards. More than just simple vocabulary words are used, which is wonderful for individual assignments or remedial instruction. Earn a gold coin for completing each map. Find the spy, threatening to wreck the town. Will he win? Get your complete copy of Grammaropolis for $12.99 or preview a free version in the App Store.
About the Author
Ann Francis is a die hard special education teacher of who believes everyone can learn. She has been using iPads in the classroom for three years and it has totally changed the way she instructs. Ann also offers professional development on collecting data with apps, training teachers on apps and using the iPad. Visit Ann at iPadBrainology and on twitter @ipadbrainolgy