Google Drive Elementary Bundle

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This bundle includes the following lessons/activities...

1. Google Drive Questions / Investigation
2. DOCS
3. SHEETS
4. SLIDES
5. DRAWINGS
6. FORMS
7. Files, Folders and Sharing Lesson
8. Holiday Pictures Bundle using Shapes in Google Drawings


Note: You will receive an extra PDF Printer Friendly version of some of these activities (4 Slides/Page)

Descriptions for each of these products...

#1. Google Drive Questions / Investigation

• These program screen shots, pictures and questions are designed to spark a discussion or inquiry into what students can do with Google Drive
• This exercise will help you determine which programs and/or buttons your students are familiar and unfamiliar with

3 ways to deliver this lesson…

1. Show the Picture and Question on a projector or as a handout and discuss as a class
2. Show the Picture and Question and then have students explore Google Drive individually or in groups to find out the answers
3. Show the Picture and Question, discuss as a class and then have students go to their computers to explore Google Drive

TOPICS

Google Homepage (Search)
Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides)
Buttons
1. Letter Styles (Fonts)
2. Bold/italic/underline
3. Coloring Letters
4. Undo
5. Shapes
6. Tables

Note: You will receive this lesson in both PowerPoint (editable) and PDF formats. There is also an extra PDF of just the question slides and a printer friendly version.

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DOCS, SHEETS, SLIDES, DRAWINGS and FORMS

• These activities include screen shots and easy to follow step-by-step instruction bubbles to introduce elementary students to Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides

#2. Google DOCS

• Google Docs allows students to write and edit documents

• It is free and similar to Microsoft Word

TOPICS

1. Font (style, size, color, center)
2. Renaming Documents
3. Inserting Images
4. Creating Tables (Columns, Rows)

#3. Google SHEETS

• Google Sheets is a spreadsheet program that allows students to create charts of their information so that it can be quickly and easily understood

• It is free and similar to Microsoft Excel

TOPICS

• Rows, Columns, Cells
• Entering Numbers and Words
• Creating Charts (Line, Pie, Bar)
• Undo
• Titles

This lesson includes 2 activities

#4. Google SLIDES

• Google Slides allows students to make beautiful presentations

• It is free and similar to Microsoft PowerPoint

TOPICS

• Getting Started (Finding Slides in Drive)
• Creating a 3 Slide Presentation
• Choosing a Theme
• New Slides
• Typing Words on Slides
• Inserting Images
• Adding Shapes, Video, WordArt and Transitions

This lesson includes 2 activities and a marking scheme

#5. Google DRAWINGS

This activity includes screen shots and step-by-step instruction bubbles to show students how to create a Dinosaur and Minions characters using Shapes in Google Drive Drawings

• This is a fun activity that allows students to learn more about Google Drive Drawings while creating some amusing Dinosaur and Minion pictures!

TOPICS

• Finding the Shape Button
• Using a Variety of Shapes (Oval, Rectangle, Triangle etc.)
• Moving Shapes
• Coloring Shapes
• Outline Weight
• Moving Shapes Behind or in Front of Other Shapes
• Putting Shapes Together to Make a Picture

#6. Google FORMS

Google Drive - Forms
• Create and share your work online and access your documents from anywhere
• Google Forms is a useful tool to help you plan events, send a survey or give students a quiz

This lesson contains screen shots, instructions, an activity and marking scheme to enable teachers and students to use Google Forms.

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#7. Files, Folders, Sharing and Collaborating

• When you create a Doc, Sheet, Slide, Drawing or Form, it is saved to your My Drive

• You can move these documents into Folders to help organize your files

• Folders help organize files so that they can quickly be retrieved at a later date

Sharing work and Collaborating on group projects are two helpful features of Google Drive

TOPICS

Documents
• Copying
• Rename
• Grid View, Sort Options, Hide Details, Settings, Preview

Folders
• Creating Folders
• Moving Files to a Folder
• Location of Folders
• Changing Colors of Folders
• Viewing Files in a Folder

Sharing and Collaborating
• Viewing Files “Shared with Me”
• Adding Collaborators

• I have taught computers for over 12 years and I notice that many students do not know how to save documents to folders (even in Microsoft Office)
• Also, how you move/access files and folders in Google Drive is different than Microsoft Office
• Use this lesson to teach students about files, folders and sharing within Google Drive

Note: You will receive these lessons and activities in both PowerPoint (editable) and PDF formats.


#8. Holiday Pictures using Shapes in Google Drawings

This Bundle contains 5 holiday activities using shapes to make pictures in Google Drive Drawings.

1. Christmas

• Students can make a Snowman, Holiday Tree, Present, Santa or another Holiday / Christmas object of their choice

2. Thanksgiving

• Students can make a Turkey, Pilgrim Hat and Pumpkin

3. Easter

• Students can make an Easter Bunny and Easter egg

4. St. Patrick's Day

• Students can make a Leprechaun and Four Leaf Clover

5. Valentine's Day

• Students can make a Heart, Balloons and a Teddy Bear

• These activities include screen shots and step-by-step instruction bubbles to show students how to make holiday pictures using Shapes in Google Drive Drawings

• These are fun activities that allows students to learn more about Google Drive Drawings while creating amusing holiday pictures

• They also include simple marking schemes

TOPICS
• Finding the Shape Button
• Using a Variety of Shapes (Oval, Rectangle, Triangle etc.)
• Moving Shapes
• Coloring Shapes
• Outline Weight
• Moving Shapes Behind or in Front of Other Shapes
• Putting Shapes Together to Make a Picture


BONUS: This bundle now includes the Holiday Pictures Bundle using Shapes in Google Drawings! (This bundle alone costs $6.50)


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New Lessons and Activities added to this bundle…

About Me Poster using Google Drawings

Students will create a poster about themselves in Google Drawings.

TOPICS

1. Accessing Google Drawings in Google Drive
2. Using Google images to find and save images to computer
3. Word Art
4. Fonts, Fill Color, Line Color
5. Uploading Images
6. Text Box

Note: Students exemplars and a teacher recording sheet are included.

Rationale

• Getting to know students in a computers class can sometimes be more difficult than a regular classroom
• Students will create an “About Me” poster in Google Drawings
• As students are working you can move around the room and learn some things about each student
• The purpose of this exercise is so that you will be able to learn more about your students and students will become more proficient at formatting and adding images, textboxes and Word art to a Google Drawing document.
• Use the attached sheet to record a few points about each student (unique attributes)

Google Drive New Quiz Feature

Google added a New Feature to Google Forms for teachers so that you can now create a quiz directly in Google Forms.

This guide shows you how to use this new feature through easy to follow step-by-step instructions and screenshots.

• You can create a quiz with correct and incorrect answers for questions with multiple choices, checkboxes or drop-down options
• Give students quick feedback with auto-marked questions
• Useful insight into class performance (Average, Median and Range)

TOPICS
1. Make a New Quiz
2. Change an Existing Form into a Quiz
3. Assign Point Values to Questions
4. Add Feedback for Incorrect and Correct Answers
5. Send Quiz to Students
6. View Responses
7. Settings

Creating a Minion using Shapes in Google Drawings

• This activity includes screen shots and step-by-step instruction bubbles to show students how to make a Minion using Shapes in Google Drive Drawings

• This is a fun activity that allows students to learn more about Google Drive Drawings while creating an amusing Minion picture.

• It also includes a simple marking scheme and student exemplars

Topics/Skills Covered in this Activity
• Finding the Shape Button
• Using a Variety of Shapes
• Moving / Rotating Shapes
• Coloring Shapes
• Copy/Paste Shapes
• Putting Shapes Together to Make a Picture

QR Codes using Google Sheets

This guide shows teachers and students how to create QR Codes in Google Drive using an add-on for Google Sheets called QR Code Generator

• A QR code (Quick Response Code) is a type of matrix barcode first designed for the automotive industry in Japan
• When scanned with a smartphone, tablet or laptop they will take you to a website, article, video, social media page and more
• All you need is a camera lens on your device and a free QR code scanning app
• QR Codes can be used for many classroom activities including website and video investigations
QR Code Generator is an add-on for Google Sheets
• It allows you to generate QR codes directly from Google Spreadsheets
• Make multiple QR codes quickly and easily
• Teachers can create the codes themselves for activities or use this guide to show students how to create and share codes


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