Backward Planning: CCSS W.6
<b><i>Transfer Goal</i></b> Effectively communicate for different purposes and varied audiences using appropriate media.
<b>W.K.6</b> With guidance and support from adults, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, inlcuding in collaboration with peers.
<b>W.1.6</b> With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
<b>W.2.6 </b>With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, inlcuding in collaboration with peers.
<b>W.3.6</b> With guidance and support from peers and adults, use technology to produce and publish writing (using keyboarding skills) as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
<b>W.4.6</b> With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting.
<b>W.5.6</b> With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minum of two pages in a single sitting.
<div><b>6. Creative Communicator</b></div><div>Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats and digital media appropriate to their goals.</div><div>Students:</div><div>a) choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication. </div><div>b) create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.</div><div>c) communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models, or simulations.</div><div><i>ISTE Standards for Students 2016</i></div><div> <b>CCSD Tech-spectations</b> – Use word processing tools to type sentences and/or paragraphs. – Use "share" for collaboration. – Use "word count" feature to check characters and words used for online responses. – Use web-based tool to publish or post writing. – Use commenting tools for collaboration and interaction. – Use web-embedded spell-check features. – Use "reply" in an online tool to interact with others.</div>
<b>Click here for entire lesson plan. </b> Students learn how to hook and hold their audience through a year-long study about the writing strategies that published authors use. Students publish their own stories on a classroom blog. www.graphite.org Check out this lesson from a classroom teacher who uses Common Sense Education. It's part of a huge library of lessons that span grades K–12 and every school subject.
<b><i>EU</i></b> Collaboration influences effectiveness.
<b><i>EU:</i></b> Openness to collaboration cultivates creativity.
<b><i>EQ</i></b> How do effective writers hook and hold their audiences?
<b>Click here for a complete lesson plan.</b> Students collaborate globally on the creation of a book review that analyzes how perspective influences change in relationships. www.graphite.org Check out this lesson from a classroom teacher who uses Common Sense Education. It's part of a huge library of lessons that span grades K–12 and every school subject.
<b>Click here for a complete lesson plan.</b> Beginning of year –Community Building Through Digital Storytelling. www.graphite.org Check out this lesson from a classroom teacher who uses Common Sense Education. It's part of a huge library of lessons that span grades K–12 and every school subject.
<b><i>EQ</i></b> How do I design and create an interesting digital narrative?
<b><i>EQ</i></b> How can I hook and hold my audience?
<b><i>EU</i></b> Audience influences communication.
<b><i>Transfer Goal</i></b> Work effectively with, and learn from, others in a variety of situations, in school and beyond.
<b><i>Transfer Goal</i></b> Read and respond to text in various genres (literature, non-fiction, technical) for various purposes (entertainment, to be informed, to perform a task).
<b><i>Transfer Goal</i></b> Carefully draft, write, edit, and polish one’s own and others’ writing to make it publishable.
<b>Click here for a complete lesson plan.</b> Students use pictures, text, and speech bubbles to tell a fiction or non-fiction story. www.graphite.org Check out this lesson from a classroom teacher who uses Common Sense Education. It's part of a huge library of lessons that span grades K–12 and every school subject.
Beginning of year–lots of ideas for how to use this with students. innovateinstructinspire.blogspot.com Answer Garden  advertises itself as the "minimal tool for maximum feedback," and I have to agree. It's super-quick and easy to use with even...
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<div>Digital Interactive Notebook ideas</div> techwithjen.com Students need to understand how to read, examine and discuss a variety of texts. The Reading Comprehension Interactive Notebook is a tool to aid comprehension, write about thinking, and provide ... Read More
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www.graphite.org Kick off the school year with a fun and creative writing activity.
www.teachersnotebook.com Computer Lab Lesson Plans | Math and Reading | Kindergarten from KindergartenWorks on TeachersNotebook.com (100 pages)
"What I Am" song. Use with interactive book All About Me to brainstorm a word cloud about yourself. www.sesamestreet.org Play educational games, watch videos, and print coloring pages with Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, and more!
That makes you you. song. Good for all about me project www.sesamestreet.org Play educational games, watch videos, and print coloring pages with Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, and more!
www.teacherspayteachers.com Do you have access to Google Drive in the classroom? If so, there is no reason in the world why you shouldn't go digital with your interactive notebooks. Common Core State Standards require students to read, examine and discuss a variety of texts. A reading notebook is a tool to aid comprehension, w...
Be You.You. Song–Use with all about me book to brainstorm things about yourself to go in your book. www.sesamestreet.org Play educational games, watch videos, and print coloring pages with Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, and more!
Effective communication impacts results.
How do good writers express themselves? How does process shape the writer’s product?
Good writers develop and refine their ideas for thinking, learning, communicating, and aesthetic expression.
Storybird storybird.com Discover an endless library of free books, picture books, & poetry or use simple tools to create books in minutes. Storybird is a creative community where readers & writers celebrate storytelling.
Story Jumper storyjumper.com Easiest way to create, narrate, and publish your own hardcover and paperback books. Read and listen to books from our worldwide community.
Little Bird Tales littlebirdtales.com Little Bird Tales: Capture the Voice of Childhood. We offer a fun,unique way to create,record and share stories online. Kids can make drawings,upload photos or artwork and record their voice online,creating a slideshow format book,then share it with family and friends as gifts or a keepsake. Environmentally friendly and great for schools,too.
www.zigzagstech.com Tomorrow I’m excited to share about creating iPoetry at iPadPalooza 2014. This week has been filled with great sessions, awesome connections, and new ideas to celebrate! My brain is full of things to test out over the summer and as soon as I get back to my classroom! Below is the Smore for my iHaiku …
<div>I CAN communicate effectively and express myself creatively using different tools, styles, formats and digital media.</div>
<div>Interactive Notebooks with google slides</div> techwithjen.com Want to try digital interactive notebooks using Google Slides but not sure where to start? Let me introduce my guide to help you get started.
<div>Interactive Notebooks with google slides</div> techwithjen.com Want to try digital interactive notebooks using Google Slides but not sure where to start? Let me introduce my guide to help you get started.
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