Students will create a graphic organizer using classroomscreen.com.
- be able to use this digital website to show knowledge on a specific subject area.
- be able to create their own screen using their own creativity (language, background, drawings, textbox, etc.)
Textbox: A textbox is a tool that allows you to type.
Background: A background is a digital image or picture used a decorative piece for a computer.
Drawing: Drawing is a tool that allows you to design on a computer.
To prepare for this lesson:
Begin by showing the students a pre-designed sample screen from Classroom Screen.
The following options available on the website include:
- Random Name
- Sound Level
- QR codes
- Work Symbols
- Traffic Light
- Timer and Clock
- An Exit Poll is also available
You can modify your screen based on your particular subject area.
See Accommodations Page and Charts on the 21things4students.net site in the Teacher Resources.
Directions for this activity:
The teacher will inform students they will be creating their own classroom screen to create a graphic organizer.
Students will navigate to the Classroom Screen website.
Students will design their own classroom screen based on a specific subject area.
Students are able to navigate the site to design their own “screen.” Options available on the website include: Language, Background, Random Name, Sound Level, QR codes, Drawing, Text, Work Symbols, Traffic Light, Timer and Clock.
Students are able to type in complete thought sentences and paragraph form. They are able to be highly creative as there are many fun add-ons on this website.
Different options for assessing the students:
- Check for understanding
Students will be able to showcase their work in several ways:
- The teacher can have students print their work
- Screenshot their image and save to Google classroom or other apps.
- Present in front of their peers
An Exit Poll is also available on the website
MITECS Competencies & ISTE Standards
MITECS: Michigan adopted the "ISTE Standards for Students" called MITECS (Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students) in 2018.
3c. Curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections and conclusions.
Devices and Resources
Device: PC, Chromebook, Mac, iPad
Browser: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge, ALL
App, Extension, or Add-on:
CONTENT AREA RESOURCES
- Create a graphic organizer to outline the story they have read in the classroom.
- Create a graphic organizer for the outline of an essay.
Students use many artistic process skills during the activity integrated into the core standards (visual communication)
Students can use the Drawing tab to create their own math problems or solve peer created problems
Students can write/draw explanation of Science concepts
Students can write/draw explanation of Social Studies concepts.
This task card was created by Khrissy Gilkerson, Airport Community Schools, July 2019.