U3: English ConnectionsCategory
During literacy tasks I use the app called ‘Book Creator’.
When the students finish creating their narrative, the students edit th..
We are inquiring in to light and sound in my 1-2 class. As part of this we are looking at how sound evokes feeling and imagery and how it ..
With my 1/2 class we are investigating sound and light. One of the students when listening to the sound of the wind howling down our corr..
I would like my students to use Scratch to create alternative endings to another student’s Writer’s Notebook narratives. We will use this ..
We have embedded a set of learning and sharing strategies within our class. The children will now draw on these embedded practices to desi..
Lesson: Grammar and writing
Year Levels: 6-7
Outcome: To improve students grammatical abilities within narative writing as well as their..
As part of students’ narrative writing this term, students have published their books using the Book Creator app on iPad. For their learni..
3-6: My students used Mycreate (onion skin motion capture app) on iPad to create a 'Videoscribe' like presentation of a piece of written work. They then recorded themselves reading the piece. By doing this they could work on their expression and diction, use planning techniques to map out their video capture sequence.
I like this video as an inspiration piece:
One of the Units of Inquiry that I ran with my Year 4s last year was to link digital technologies and our Talk 4 Write model text. We had a focus on suspenseful narratives. Through the explicit teaching of the digital technologies curriculum, students used the Bloxels application to explain various concepts that we had been learning. We explored flowcharts and other related areas (unplugged and plugged). The students key task was to then create a Bloxels game that demonstrated their understanding of a suspenseful narrative. The player had to transition through a s…
My idea was for my students to upload their narratives into world to see whether they use a particular word too often. They can then use this visual image to edit their narratives and make different word choices. This has been really effective for those narrative writers who constantly start sentences repetitively.