Story Elements: Who, What, When, Where, Details
1 Hook: Ask students what are the elements of a good story?
Begin by asking students to brainstorm the elements of a good story
Write these elements on the board (who, what, when, where, details)
Students will brainstorm the elements of a good story
2 Guided Practice
Tell students that they will be creating their own stories which include the elements just we just discussed
Tell students they will be using iPads and the app "Stories on Stix" to create their stories however first we are going to create a class story
Pass out iPads to each student or pairs of students depending on their needs.
Project the app on the LCD screen and call upon students help you create a story as you model and think aloud
3 Independent Practice
Students will sign out individual ipads and go to the app "Stories on Stix" as it was modeled during the previous step of the lesson and create their own story
Instruct students on how to save their stories and how to email their stories to me the teacher
Ask students to volunteer to present their stories to the class