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Where Am I? – App Lesson

Problem Statement: Where am I?   Students write a hypothesis.   Step 1: Students will use the MAPS.ME app to locate their community, state, nation, and continent on a map. This will help students become familiar with their surroundings. It is crucial for students to know where they live in location to other communities, cities, and states.   Step 2: ...

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Spanish Vocabulary and Phrases – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop Spanish students’ vocabulary word and speaking skills. Instructional Objective: Students will watch instructional videos, create flashcards, practice speaking, and then submit audio recordings of themselves speaking Spanish words and phrases with their English translations. Step 1: Students will use the YouTube app to watch instructional videos on how to have a conversation with someone in Spanish. ...

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Doodle Reading – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop ESL students’ reading proficiency. Instructional Objective: Students will be able to read a short article, identify the words they do not understand, and correctly use them in their own sentences. Step 1: Students will be given a search term to find a specific news article using the app Newsela. The app will give them an article ...

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Picture of a Dime, Make a Rhyme – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop elementary students’ literacy and understanding of rhyming words. Instructional Objective: Students will use rhyming and picture apps to understand the correlation of pictures and what they mean using rhyme. Step 1: Students will use the Rhyming Words app to learn and understand how to identify different sounds used in words and how to rhyme words that ...

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Illustrate Your Story! – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop literacy skills for elementary students. Instructional Objective: Students will read a story and then demonstrate their understanding of the story by illustrating the story and explaining the plot and who, what, where, when, why, and how questions to their classmates. Step 1: Students will pick a story they are not familiar with from the app Epic! ...

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