All About Me 2.0
1 Finished Product ("Start with the end" and work your way backwards through each step)
See a sample product, shown at the beginning of this unit to give students an idea of what the end product should look like. CLICK HERE to view.
Step ONE: Use a Google Doc template to learn how to sign in to Google Drive and "Save a Copy" of the Tree Map that includes the required components. Once completed, go to FILE > DOWNLOAD AS > PDF and print out the downloaded document.
Step TWO: Download the ComicLife "All About Me" template and choose ONE image in each category to include in each box of the ComicLife Template. Use a Google Image Search to find appropriate images. Students can also create an AVATAR of themselves to inlclude in their comic.
EXPORT your ComicLife page to an IMAGE that will be used to upload to VoiceThread.
Step THREE: Login to VoiceThread and upload your Comic. Record yourself describing your comic elements, providing more details than what is written down to help provide the audience with more information about why you chose each picture to describe yourself.
To see a video tutorial about how to complete each step of this project, CLICK HERE.
Key Standards Supported
Speaking & Listening
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.
Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions.
Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Summarize the points a speaker makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence.
Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, sound) and visual displays in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, using formal English when appropriate to task and situation.