Lesson Plan

Bring your Stories to Life !

Students willl be able to use the Show Me app to bring their stories to life in a interactive virtual platform
Amanda P.
Fort Hill Collaborative Elementary School
Staten Island, United States
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Students will be able to...   Identify and create a character, setting and plot for their story. Students will be able to brign their story to life by using Show me. 

English Language Arts
Grades K – 2
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Teacher Notes
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1 Hook

Teacher will review story structure with students and play videos from brain pop jr. 

Student Instructions

Students will watch brain pop video and think about the characters, setting, and story structure they want for their story. 

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Reading

Teacher will model how to create a character,setting, BME of a story. 

Student Instructions

Students will work with the teacher to create her story and help her add details when needed. 

3 Guided Practice

Activity: Exploring

Teachers will monitor students as they work in pairs to create a a character for their story using the app. 

Student Instructions

Students will create a character for their story using the app with a partner. 

4 Independent Instruction

Teachers will use formative assessment  to monitor students progress throughout the lesson. Teachers will help students create their stories and use conferencing to help them build upon their story. 

Student Instructions

Students will bring there stories to life by using text/drawing/ and voice to tell their story use the shoe me app. 

5 Wrap Up

Activity: Presenting

Teacher will call on students to come up and share their stories on the smartboard.  

Student Instructions

Students will present their work while others are listening to their stories. Students will provide feedback to their piers on how they can strengthen their writing.