Lesson Plan

Biography Educreation Project

Students will use the Educreation App to create a presentation about a specific person.
Morgan M.
Classroom teacher
Boiling Springs Elementary School
Boiling Springs, United States
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My Grades 2
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science

Students will be able to research a biography and take notes to create an Educreation project on a famous person.

English Language Arts
Social Studies
Grades 2
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1 Introduction

Model an Educreation Biography presentation created by the teacher.

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Investigating

Teacher will instruct students to use www.kidrex.org to search for a famous person of their choice. Teacher will review what is a fact and what is an opinion. Teacher model how to find important facts versus unimportant information. Teacher will explain that students will use facts obtained from research to create an Educreation project.

Student Instructions

Students will collect at least 5 facts about their famous person to use in Educreations using a graphic organizer.

3 Independent Activity

Teacher will monitor students and assist as needed with research and creation.

Student Instructions

Students will use Google Images to save at least two images of their famous person to the Camera Roll. Students will then upload their two images to design their Educreation presentation. Students will use the Text Tool to type out their 5 facts using complete sentences. Students will then record themselves reading their five facts to complete their project. Save finished video.

4 Presentation

Teacher will guide students in presenting their Educreation Project to the class.

Student Instructions

Students will use Apple TV and the iPad to present Educreations biography projects. Students who are not presenting will choose one biography of their choice and list one fact they learned about that person.