App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.
Title: Shake-a-Phrase: Fun with Words and Sentences
Summary: Silly sentences build grammar and vocabulary skills, inspire writing
Pros: Three modes of play, multiple themes, and custom quiz settings meet a variety of students' needs.
Cons: Some randomly generated sentences don't make sense and incorrect choices are not shown the correct answers.
Bottom Line: Silly sentences and the ability to physically shake the app add a little bit of excitement to grammar, vocabulary, and creative writing instruction.
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