Unplugged Coding and Digital Storytelling with Scratch, Jr. | Back to School

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Jen Kimbrell - Tech with Jen
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  1. Teaching students storytelling and coding is a critical component to any 21st-century classroom. However, if you are a classroom teacher, you may feel you don't have the time to add one more thing to your already busy schedule. By integrating coding into your literacy curriculum, you have the abilit
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These unplugged coding and digital storytelling activities are a great way to explore coding while still teaching the ELA standards. Coding is more important now than ever and is a skill to address in our schools. This unit helps you teach this important skill during your literacy block using an app called Scratch, Jr. Don't have iPads or Scratch, Jr? No problem. Use Scratch on a computer or the unplugged activities provided. The unit is the perfect addition when teaching students about key details.

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What You're Getting Inside This Resource:

  • Vocabulary Cards
  • Assessments - Rubric for Each Lesson
  • 3 Lesson Ideas - Read Aloud and Phrases; Algorithm Puzzles, Create a Puzzle
  • How-To Task Cards for Creating Illustrated Phrases
  • 2 Graphic Organizers
  • 1 Scratch Jr. and 1 Scratch project included
  • Jamboard Link, if needed
  • Unplugged Activity

You will also receive:

  • Links to coding information and resources
  • Objectives and Standards page
  • Materials List
  • Helpful Examples

Ready to have fun, save time, and your sanity? Follow this simple, 3-Step Plan:

Step 1:Ā Grab these unplugged coding activities for your students.

Step 2:Ā Read Amelia Bedelia Goes to School

  • Connect the reading to coding.
  • Watch students learn a new skill that will last a lifetime.

Step 3:Ā Take back your time and enjoy!

Aligned to:

  • Common Core State Standards
  • ISTE Standards
  • Computer Science Standards

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Jen Kimbrell

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Total Pages
26 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on othersā€™ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.


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