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Create Trading Cards for People, Places, and Events

Trading Cards App for iPad

"ReadWriteThink's free Trading Cards app allows kids and teens a unique way to share their understanding of various topics, to build study aids for school, or to create their own fictional world of characters.

Create trading cards for any number of categories, including:
• Fictional person• Real person
• Fictional place• Real place• Object
• Event
• Vocabulary word
"Each category has specific guiding questions for creating a dynamic, information-rich trading card. Summarizing skills are critical as they drill down to the most important information to fit on the card. In addition, they become aware of writing for an audience because they can share their cards with others.

Some more ideas for using this app.

Online version (with lesson plans and samples)