Clicker Sentences

App Review
Additional Description

Clicker Sentences aimsto support students to learn to build sentences using a whole word approach. It encourages students to reread their sentences to check for errors and is highly customisableto suit a range of learning needs and literacy levels.

Format iPad
Age Range early primary, late primary, high school, adult
Motivators noise/auditory, visual
Curriculum/Goal Areas literacy
Evidence-based Intervention Individual Supports, Highly Structured Supports, Supported Transitions
Targeted Skills Sentence and paragraph building, Learning grammar and punctuation, Revising sentences for readability.
Great For
  • Highly customisable and allows users/teachers to create their own sentence sets, by typing or pasting in written information.
  • Different levels of support and prompting are available including having an example sentence to be viewed or read out loud within the app.
  • Could be used for early literacy or students with writing and spelling difficulties to participate in sentence building and grammatical academic content.
  • Sentence sets can be used to create whole documents which can be sent online using different methods.
  • Sentence sets can be created to support learning of a range of concepts from colours, shape and number to writing structures such as narrative and recount. Pictures can be added to sentences using photo roll or the camera function on the iPad.
  • With Wi-Fi access, the app provides access to pre made sentence sets to suit a range of topics, skill areas and literacy levels.
Please Consider

Due to the high levels of customisation in the app, It may take some time for new users to learn how to use all of the features. Using video tutorials and reading user guides available on line would be recommended.

Limited options for encouraging more detailed literacy skills such as spelling individual words and handwriting.

A level of knowledge about the students own levels of literacy skills and an understanding of specific teaching strategies is required to gain the full academic benefits of this app. It may be most useful when used in conjunction with the student’s teacher/s.

Generalise Skills and Knowledge

Use the skills learned in the app to apply to group teaching activities such as identifying the placement of capital letters and punctuation.

Encourage re-reading in other activities to check for readability of different sentences.

Encourage student to use the app to plan and draft their work in a document before transferring it to other formats such as oral presentations, projects and written work.

Developer: Crick Software

Price: 51.99 AUD

Clicker Sentences

Customer ratings: ( ratings)
Category: Education
Languages: English
Rated: 4+

Updated: 12.12.2012
Version: 1.5.0
Size: 466.3 MB
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Develop young students’ writing skills and build struggling writers’ confidence with Clicker Sentences - the definitive early writing tool that enables you to build sentences with whole words. Continuously developed by Crick Software for over 20 ...

Screenshots Clicker Sentences for iPad

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