Interactive Story Telling, Writing & Movie Making iPad App-tivity {4th Grade}

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Students bring their story ideas to life by creating animated movies in a collaborative setting using the award winning app Puppet Pals 2 {Free and Paid app available}. Assess 10+ Common Core standards {Speaking and Listening, Writing & Language} and 6 ISTE technology standards in one activity. The student’s wonderful animations then inspire creative narrative writing. Activities are aligned to the Common Core and ISTE Standards. Download the free preview for a closer look and links to video tutorial. “Puppet Pals is an amazing app that lets you create animated cartoons.” -David Pogue (NewYork Times). Children unlock creativity with this easy to use (but hard to put down) interactive puppet show! Even young children can create high quality cartoons from their imaginations. Kids can even star in the show along side the built-in characters!

Grade 2 Common Core Aligned Version Click Here
Grade 3 Common Core Aligned Version Click Here

Included:

Puppet Pals 2 Video Trailer – Showcasing you the potential of this amazing app.

Puppet Pals 2 Video Tutorial – Teaching students and teachers how to use the app and how to create an animated movie.

Teacher Planning Guide – 10 easy steps guiding you from {Step 1} Downloading the App - to {Step 10} Student Self-Assessment. The pace and structure of the activities are aligned to the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model.

Group Movie Making Booklet – This includes story elements {character profiles, story setting and event scenario } and movie story board planning sheet. The booklet also includes clear role descriptions for each group member {Chief Animator, Chief Writer, Audio Technician And Techxpert}
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1b, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1c, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1d , CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.4 , CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.6 ISTE Standards 1, 2, 4, 5, 6

Narrative Writing Task – The Puppet Pals animation leads the students into their narrative writing task.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3 , CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3b , CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3c , CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3d CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.5 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.2 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.6 ISTE Standards 2

Group Work Self-Assessment – This activity is designed to provide opportunity for students to develop and then reflect on their cooperative group work and speaking and listening skills. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1b, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1c, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1d , CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.4 , CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.6 ISTE Standards 1, 2, 4, 5, 6

Writing and Language Self Assessment – Students evaluate their writing with the self-assessment sheet. The self-assessment is aligned to the following common core standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3 , CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3b , CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3c , CCSS

Enjoy :) Sarah Anne

Aligned to the following ISTE Standards:

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) – Student Standards
1 Creativity and Innovation
Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
a. Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes
b. Create original works as a means of personal or group expression
c. Use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues
d. Identify trends and forecast possibilities
2 Communication and Collaboration
Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
a. Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media
b. Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats
c. Develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures
d. Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems
4 Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
a. Identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation
b. Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project
c. Collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions
d. Use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions
5 Digital Citizenship
Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
a. Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology
b. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity
c. Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning
d. Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship
6
Technology Operations and Concepts
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
a. Understand and use technology systems
b. Select and use applications effectively and productively
c. Troubleshoot systems and applications
d. Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies

Total Pages
27
Answer Key
Does Not Apply
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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Interactive Story Telling, Writing & Movie Making  iPad Ap
Interactive Story Telling, Writing & Movie Making  iPad Ap
Interactive Story Telling, Writing & Movie Making  iPad Ap
Interactive Story Telling, Writing & Movie Making  iPad Ap