- Using an Emoji Keyboard ask students to re-create book titles. Older students can create novels while younger students can start with nursery rhymes. Kick off your lesson by showing students examples and asking them to guess the book title. Secondary students can use emojis to rewrite first and last lines of novels, as seen in this blog post.
- Select a character from a novel. Jot three traits a character possesses and provide text evidence to support your claim. Integrate the appropriate emoji based on the traits chosen. Download the following templates and edit as needed.
- Ask students to retell events of a story or article using emojis. Analyzing ideas then selecting the appropriate icons requires students to use their critical thinking skills. Great for summaries, main idea and even teaching theme!
- Emoji Exit Tickets are a great way for students to show their voice upon completing a lesson. For an exit ticket that is custom to Google Slides click here.
- Students struggling to write a story? Check out the Emoji writing prompt generator. Students click emojis to trigger a custom made prompt.
- Rebus stories are created when a picture substitutes a word. Emojis are perfect for this! Check out these primary students creating rebus fairy tales. Think about having students create rebus sentences to go along with vocabulary words too! Download the following emoji rebus story templates and edit as needed!
- Teachers can even get in on the action with the Bitmoji Chrome extension! Give feedback to your students digitally with a flair of emoji…they will LOVE it!
For more information about integrating emojis, watch below. :)