How to create a “Word Cloud” using Wordle.net

Aim: Encourage students to work with vocabulary based on the words in the clouds.

 Wordle is a fun way of making “word clouds” from texts that the students provide. In a word cloud the words that are written the most frequently appear the biggest. Once students have made a word cloud they can play around with different fonts, colours and layouts and then print out to use in pairs, groups or the whole class. Word clouds are great for discussion, creative writing or simple study notes to name a few possible uses. Continue reading