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Storytelling with a Twist – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop elementary students’ abilities to create a story (fiction or non-fiction), constructively criticize a classmate’s story, and create a book with illustrations for their story.

Instructional Objective: Students will learn how to write a cohesive story using an event sequence, transitional words, and imagery.

Step 1: Students will use the Mad Libs app to generate ideas for the own stories and see how creative you can be with different adjectives, verbs, etc.

  • Mad Libs Screenshot
  • Mad Libs Screenshot
  • Mad Libs Screenshot
  • Mad Libs Screenshot
  • Mad Libs Screenshot
  • Mad Libs Screenshot
  • Mad Libs Screenshot
  • Mad Libs Screenshot
  • Mad Libs Screenshot
  • Mad Libs Screenshot

Step 2: Students will use the Dropbox app to share their story with a classmate and write a critique to share with their partner.

  • ‎Google Drive - Dateispeicher Screenshot
  • ‎Google Drive - Dateispeicher Screenshot
  • ‎Google Drive - Dateispeicher Screenshot
  • ‎Google Drive - Dateispeicher Screenshot
  • ‎Google Drive - Dateispeicher Screenshot
  • ‎Google Drive - Dateispeicher Screenshot
  • ‎Google Drive - Dateispeicher Screenshot
  • ‎Google Drive - Dateispeicher Screenshot
  • ‎Google Drive - Dateispeicher Screenshot
  • ‎Google Drive - Dateispeicher Screenshot
  • ‎Google Drive - Dateispeicher Screenshot
  • ‎Google Drive - Dateispeicher Screenshot

Step 3: Students will use the Book Creator Free app to create a book with illustrations, images, sounds, etc. using the story they have written.

  • ‎Book Creator for iPad Screenshot
  • ‎Book Creator for iPad Screenshot
  • ‎Book Creator for iPad Screenshot
  • ‎Book Creator for iPad Screenshot
  • ‎Book Creator for iPad Screenshot

Inspired by Sydney Gemmell