Teacher Review For StoryKit

Fun, creative app for writing fiction and nonfiction books!

Vicky J.
St. Lukes Episcopal Day School
Baton Rouge, LA
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
My Rating 4
Learning Scores
Engagement 5
Pedagogy 4
Support 3
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
ELL
General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I am using it with 3rd graders who study our state. They write about their state symbols, the history they have learned, the rivers, the crops, etc. They will add voice pages about their field trips soon. The children are engaged and really enjoying the app. This would be great for younger children to make books. They could record their own stories and draw pictures or add photos from their camera roll, without having to rely on written words!
My Take
This app is a wonderful program for creating books. Students can make a creative book adding photos from their iPad or phone. They can record their voice too. There is even a drawing tool to make their own picture. Students have a few children's classics (ex. Goldilocks and the Three Bears) which can be edited and rewritten-maybe do a fractured fairy tale! I think it is great for nonfiction work too. Write a book about your state or an animal you are studying or an historical figure.