1 HOOK/ATTENTION GETTER : digitalize your hero
If you could recreate your American hero, what would he or she look like?
Using the information found in your primary sources, create your American hero.
2 Direct Instruction
As a culminating activity up a social studies unit on biographies students will use Voki to create an avatar version of their hero.
Students will have the criteria of features from their written biographies in order to portray their hero using an avatar.
Teacher will create an avatar on the Smartboard and model the features of this cool tool.
3 Guided Practice
Teacher will demonstrate where to locate the URL on the students's Google Classroom
Teacher will model step by step instructions on how to create an avatar using Voki
4 Independent Practice
Students will return to their Chromebooks and click on the link for Voki
Students will create the profile and features using the facts from their biography
Students will emulate those features into the avatar for design features
5 Wrap Up
Students will share with other students in their row.