Lesson Plan

Our Voki Heroes

Students create their vision of a character from a familar story (i.e. fairy tale)
Anthony C.
Technology coordinator
Bayview Glen
Toronto, ON
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My Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
Digitial Citizenship and EdTech Mentor
Objectives

 Students can...

  • independently launch a web browser and type in the voki.com URL.
  • create and edit character appearance with purpose and design
  • with support, screen capture avatar for saving
  • write script about their character using cues and prompts
Subjects
English Language Arts
literature
speaking
Grades 1 - 3
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook with example voki

Voki Classroom
Free to Try, Paid

Explain that we going to explore heroes and what a hero look like. 

Start by showing an example - http://www.voki.com/pickup.php?scid=7219728&height=400&width=300 

Ask them to consider what a hero looks like and answer it at the end of lesson. 

Student Instructions

Explain that we going to explore heroes and what a hero look like. 

Start by showing an example - http://www.voki.com/pickup.php?scid=7219728&height=400&width=300 

2 Direct Instruction - Creating your own Voki character

 1. Demonstrate how to create a character using the voki.com website.   

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5utALbcP4U&feature=player_embedded 

3 Guided Practice - Recording your Voki character

2.With support save the avatar using screen capture software.

4 independent practice - Script writing

Activity: Creating

3.Each student fills in script about their character (see attached)

Student Instructions

3.Each student fills in script about their character (see attached)

5 Wrap up activities

Activity: Presenting

Students present their voki characters to the class on the projector/SMARTboard/IWB.

ASk students what heroes look like now and now they will see that heroism has little to do with appearance. 

6 Shared projected are assembled in Google Site (or Glogster EDU)

The embedded codes are copied from each student. 
The final product could be shared as a URL or even QR code using http://qrcode.kaywa.com