Creating word clouds is graphically illustrative and can often give a clear picture of a certain content. You can e.g. ask students to write keywords about something they have heard or experienced and then bring out the most common words in a picture.

There are several free services on the Internet for creating word clouds and here are two common ones to use.

 

Tagxedo

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Word cloud generator
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