Create a Word Cloud

The above Word Cloud was created from the text on this website using There are a number of websites that allow you to do this and most are free. is a free service and allows you many options such as shape, colors, file format, and the ability to eliminate common words from the image. Students can use the site to copy the text of one of their papers to see which words play a prominent role in their writing. Teachers can use it as a visual tool to engage students and get them thinking about key words within a text. The visual is also kind of cool looking.


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