Student will use AbcYa! Story Maker to create a published writing piece along with a digital artifact that demonstrates learning of a concept.
- Be able to type a report on a topic
- Be able to draw a picture to go with the topic.
Edit: To edit is to prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting.
Revise: To revise is the act of rewriting something.
Publish-1 :To publish is to bring printed works (as books) before the public usually for sale. 2 : Publish is also to print (as in a magazine or newspaper).
PREVIOUS TO THIS ACTIVITY:
- Students learn the writing process and draft a writing piece.
- Students researched a topic (animal, place, etc.)
- Students have taken three-five notes on the topic.
- Students have a rough draft copy of their work.
- View the Story Maker video tutorial.
- The teacher will decide if the students need to save final project accordingly or print the final piece.
- See Accommodations Page and Charts on the 21things4students.net site in the Teacher Resources.
- Say to students:
- "We have visited the writing process and now we are ready to complete and publish our final piece.”
- “ Today you will have the opportunity to type your final piece demonstrating what you learned about ______________.”
- You will demonstrate Story Maker.
- Model the lesson showing students how to type and add additional pages.
- Model drawing the art to coincide with the writing.
- Demonstrate how to save or print their artifact.
- Check for understanding
- Storymaker Published Rubric
6b. Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
6c Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.
6d Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.
MITECS: Michigan adopted the "ISTE Standards for Students" called MITECS (Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students) in 2018.
Devices and Resources
CONTENT AREA RESOURCES
Students will retell a story in their own words.
Students will write a story about art or music.
Students will write a story about their favorite song or musician.
Students will explain how they solved a math problem/or create one.
The students create an animal report.
The students create a story of a famous person or a city/state/landform.
This task card was created by Courtney Conley, Utica Community Schools, April 2018.