Presidents Day iPad App Video Activity for Reading & Writing

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iPad Activity for Presidents Day unwrAPPed!

Celebrate Presidents Day by easily integrating this no prep iPad activity packet into your reading or social studies block.

Students will use the app Mad Lips or Chatterpix to create a talking video portrait of their president with a moving mouth!

Packet includes:
★ 1 QR research sheet with 3 QR codes to direct students to student-friendly websites to gather information about the president they chose.
★ 5 full color step-by-step direction sheets with visuals to help students independently use the apps from start to finish.
★ 1 graphic organizer for students to use to write down their research.
★ 2 versions of writing paper to write their scripts. One with “Fill-in-the-blank” sentences for writers that need more support.
★ 2 rubrics that can be used to assess the finished project.
★ 1 "Quiet Please" recording sign for students to display when recording their videos.

Print out the activity pages and distribute to your students. Student sheets include step-by-step directions that tell them exactly how to use the app. The included teacher notes pages will explain exactly which pages to print and how to use them. To save ink, full color direction pages can be projected or printed for smaller groups to share or just printed once and displayed in a center.

I make sure my unwrAPPed packs have everything you need to get started - you do NOT need to know how to use the app yourself!

You will need the free app Mad Lips or Chatterpix. A QR code to get the app from the iTunes stores is included in the packet.

Mad Lips is currently unavailable from the app store so directions for Chatterpix have been added to the latest update as an alternative. This includes all direction pages for using the app and alternative project planning pages. I have included directions for using Mad Lips as well if you already have the app or if it comes back to the app store

Since my products all utilize free web and app resources, there may be rare times that the technology does not work as planned, which may be out of my control. Please be sure to message me in the Q&A section so I can assist you before leaving feedback. I use all of the apps that I base my packets on frequently and will update products as the apps themselves update.

This project makes a great companion to my MLK unwrAPPed packet found here:

Martin Luther King iPad Activity for Reading & Writing: TimeLine App

Want to celebrate other holidays using iPads? Check out my hAPPy Holidays packs to integrate iPads all year long:

hAPPy Holidays


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Presidents Day iPad App Video Activity for Reading & Writing
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Presidents Day iPad App Video Activity for Reading & Writing
Presidents Day iPad App Video Activity for Reading & Writing
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