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This digital choice board for Google Drive™ contains engaging and paperless activities for students to use and practice their vocabulary words in context. Great way to differentiate for your learners! Students must have their own Google account in order to use this product. This will work on Chromebooks™, laptops and computers. It is NOT intended for iPads.
Be sure to check out my blog post about DIGITAL choice boards: 5 REASONS TO USE DIGITAL CHOICE BOARDS☺
The digital choice board contains 9 different digital activities that can be marked off as they are completed by dragging the translucent red "Xs" to lay on top of the rectangles that describe each activity. The text on the chart is EDITABLE so you can change out or rearrange the activities to fit your needs. Students can use it like a tic-tac-toe board OR you could have them complete all of the activities throughout the week. Think of it like a hyperdoc or hyperslide :)
IMPORTANT! This product does NOT! teach you HOW to use these tools. Students must be familiar with how to use Google Docs, Google Slides and Google Drawing. The web tools that are linked in are very intuitive for upper elementary and middle school students.
Three word maps are also provided that serve as one of the activities students can choose from to complete for vocabulary practice. Duplicate as many as you need throughout the year! (3 different colors) They are set to print on 11x8.5 paper if you want a hard copy.
Activities that make up the choice menu (EDITABLE!):
★ Create a Meme: Create a meme about 1 of your words using Addtext.com. Be sure to find a copyright free image! Photos for Class and Pixabay are great places to look.
★ Create a Crossword Puzzle: Use Puzzle Maker to create a crossword puzzle using all of your vocabulary words.
★ Make a Cartoon: Use Toony Tool to create a cartoon scene using 2 of your words.
★ Make a Comic: Use Make Beliefs Comixs to create a comic using 3 of your vocabulary words.
★ Map It: Use the vocabulary maps on the provided slides to map out 3 of your vocabulary words (definition, synonyms, part of speech and use it in a sentence).
★ Record It: Use Vocaroo to record yourself using 3 of your vocabulary words in sentences. Option: Create and record a rap using 3 of your words.
★ Write It: Go to the Sentences/Paragraph slide and type sentences or a paragraph using all of your words. Or, open a new Google Doc and type sentences or a paragraph using all of your vocabulary words.
★ Video It: Use Video Recorder to record yourself acting out 3 of your vocabulary words. (There is an option to save it directly to your Drive) Student devices must have a webcam in order to complete this specific activity.
★ Draw It: Use Google Drawing to illustrate 2 (each word will be a separate file) of your vocabulary words.
All web tools are hyperlinked (including opening a new Doc/Drawing) so students can quickly and easily access the tool they need.
**ADDITION** I have added a very simple and EDITABLE grading rubric that you can either print and fill in or keep digital as well as 3 editable slides for students to add links/screenshots to their creations.
This product comes as a link in a PDF file. First, make sure you are signed into your Google account. Click on the link and you will be prompted to "Make a Copy". Rename the file to whatever you would like. It will be sent directly to your Drive! Disperse to your students via Google Classroom, Google Drive Shared folder, your Learning Platform, etc..
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