Grade 2

Digital Story Writing

Innovative Designer
kid with book and hearts

Overview

Students have fun creating, sharing and reading their own digital storybook created on StoryJumper.

Students will:

  • Be able to create their own story, add illustrations and writing as well as read their own story.
  • Be able to write and then read for fluency.

Vocabulary Words:

  1. Fluency: Fluency is the ability to speak accurately and clearly.
     
  2. Collaborate: To collaborate is to work together.
     
  3. Template: A template is the material used as a pattern.

To prepare for this lesson:

Note: The teacher can create books for class collaboration.

See Accommodations Page and Charts on the 21things4students.net site in the Teacher Resources. 

Directions for this activity:

  1. Have students log onto their storyjumper account.
  2. Students click on create new book.
  3. Students should watch the introduction video for basic instructions.

Different options for assessing the students:

  • Observations
  • Check for understanding
  • Have students share books with the class for observation.
  • The teacher provides a rubric.

MITECS: Michigan adopted the "ISTE Standards for Students" called MITECS (Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students) in 2018.

Innovative Designer​​​​​​​
4a. Students know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems.
4b. Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
4c. Students develop, test and refine prototypes as part of a cyclical design process.
​​​​​​​4d. Students exhibit a tolerance for ambiguity, perseverance and the capacity to work with open-ended problems.

Device: PC, Chromebook, Mac, iPad 

Browser: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge, ALL

App, Extension, or Add-on:

Websites:
How to Create a StoryJumper Book

StoryJumper

StoryJumper Video Tutorial

Story Jumper Video Tutorial

CONTENT AREA RESOURCES

Students work on writing and fluency,

Create math book showing different skills.

Create a book on current science topics.

Create a book on current SS topics.

CREDITS
This task card was created by Julie Hoehing, Lake Shore Public Schools, February 2020.