Lesson Plan

Storytelling 101

A Hands-On, Digital Approach to Classroom Storytelling
Jennifer L.
Literacy Coach
Carlisle-Foster's Grove Elementary School
Chesnee, SC
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My Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4
My Subjects English Language Arts


TSW learn the outcomes for using digital storytelling in their classrooms and be able to create their own lesson to integrate ELA and science/S.S. in order to have their students create a digital story of their own.

English Language Arts
Grades Pre-K - 4
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Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook

Activity: Exploring
Student Instructions

TSW view and respond to an edPuzzle lesson on digital storytelling in the classroom.


2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Exploring

TSW Video an edPuzzle video and respond to questions.  https://edpuzzle.com/media/54d7ae74f2d8eb420a96098b


TTW demonstrate how to use Educreations & Book Maker to create digital books in the classroom.


3 Guided Practice

Activity: Creating

TSW have time to explore using various apps such as educreateions, story maker, lego story maker, and explain everything.

4 Independent Practice

Activity: Creating

Using the lesson plan template, teachers will create an integrated lesson plan in which students create stories, develop a plan, sketch, find, or take pictures, and add text or voice over.

5 Wrap- Up

Activity: Presenting

Digital stories that the teachers created during guided practice will be shared and lesson ideas will be shared in a google file as well.