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Drawing History – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop middle school students’ American history knowledge and understanding.

Instructional Objective: Students will pick an American history event and recreate it in their own words. Students will present their recreation/explanation to the class. Students will then take a quiz on the events explained in the presentation.

Step 1: Students will become an expert on a specific event in American history through the videos and questions on Khan Academy.

  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot
  • Khan Academy: you can learn anything Screenshot

Step 2: Students will then recreate the event through illustrations, animations, and narration via the Educreations app.

  • Educreations Interactive Whiteboard Screenshot
  • Educreations Interactive Whiteboard Screenshot
  • Educreations Interactive Whiteboard Screenshot
  • Educreations Interactive Whiteboard Screenshot

Step 3: Students will upload their videos to YouTube to share with the class.

  • YouTube – Videos, Clips & Musik ansehen und teilen Screenshot
  • YouTube – Videos, Clips & Musik ansehen und teilen Screenshot
  • YouTube – Videos, Clips & Musik ansehen und teilen Screenshot
  • YouTube – Videos, Clips & Musik ansehen und teilen Screenshot
  • YouTube – Videos, Clips & Musik ansehen und teilen Screenshot
  • YouTube – Videos, Clips & Musik ansehen und teilen Screenshot
  • YouTube – Videos, Clips & Musik ansehen und teilen Screenshot
  • YouTube – Videos, Clips & Musik ansehen und teilen Screenshot
  • YouTube – Videos, Clips & Musik ansehen und teilen Screenshot

Step 4: Students will create a 5 question quiz based on their Educreation presentation for their classmates using Quiz Creator.

  • Quiz Creator - Take, Share and Publish Quizzes Screenshot
  • Quiz Creator - Take, Share and Publish Quizzes Screenshot
  • Quiz Creator - Take, Share and Publish Quizzes Screenshot
  • Quiz Creator - Take, Share and Publish Quizzes Screenshot
  • Quiz Creator - Take, Share and Publish Quizzes Screenshot
  • Quiz Creator - Take, Share and Publish Quizzes Screenshot
  • Quiz Creator - Take, Share and Publish Quizzes Screenshot
  • Quiz Creator - Take, Share and Publish Quizzes Screenshot
  • Quiz Creator - Take, Share and Publish Quizzes Screenshot
  • Quiz Creator - Take, Share and Publish Quizzes Screenshot

 

Inspired by Abigail Becker