Simply use Big Huge Lab's Trading Card Generator website....
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Next, students take a selfie using their webcam while displaying some kind of an emotion (happy, sad, surprised, angry, scared, etc.). They save it to their desktop. (*Depending on your activity, you could always have students locate a copyright free image to add) Then, students visit the Trading Card Generator website to make their task card.
1. Click on Choose File (green arrow) and upload photo/image
2. Fill in information that you want to appear on the task card (purple arrow)
3. Pick a style/background color (pink arrow)
4. Click Create
Here is an example of a task card I whipped up. The emotion I picked was terrified. This is definitely a higher level thinking activity since it challenges students to write clues without revealing the answer in their description.
Boom! That's it!
This activity could be used with ANY content area. Why spend your precious time making task cards when you can get your students to do it? Just be sure to double check their work ;)