Item Number: JNR-TOON
Technology Integration: Language Arts
Technology Skill: Presentation
Program: Google Apps, Google Slides, PowerPoint Online
Includes: Google Slides or Office 365 Online Activities, Digital Storytelling Lesson Plans for Grades 3-8, Teacher Guide, Printable Student Workbook, Paperless Worksheets, Extension Activities, TechnoToon Parent Letter, TechnoToon Certificate, TechnoToon Skill Summary, Digital Story Checklist, Peer Editing Checklist, Digital Story Marking Sheet, Cartoon1 and Cartoon2 templates, Sample Digital Stories (What is It?, My Dream, Super Dog), Optional Technology Integration Samples (Biography, Connection, Public Service Announcement)
Assignment 1: Digital Storytelling, Cartoons, & Comic Strips
Learn about digital storytelling, cartoons, and comic strips. Complete storyboard panels.
Assignment 2: View Sample Digital Stories
View sample digital stories as a source of inspiration. Answer questions about their content.
Assignment 3: Organize Story Ideas for the Digital Story
Use a planning sheet to draft story ideas. Organize events into panels.
Assignment 4: Make the Title Slide
Make a title slide. Format text and text boxes. Apply a colored slide background.
Assignment 5: Set the Scene
Set the scene. Create the first slide. Include a text box, character, and callout.
Assignment 6: Create the Action Scenes
Create the remaining scenes. Include a starburst to emphasize an action.
Assignment 7: Add Transitions and Animations
Add transitions to divide scenes. Animate objects to set the timing of events and enhance story.
Assignment 8:Digital Story Checklist
Complete a digital story checklist. Make revisions.
Assignment 9: Publish your Digital Story
Publish a digital story. If using Google Slides, set the slides to play automatically and share link with others.
Optional Google Slides or PowerPoint Online Digital Storytelling Activities
- Generate a Story Idea
- Picture Editing Workshop
- Use Images from the Internet
- Animation Workshop
- Peer Edit the Digital Story
- Print a Comic Strip or Comic Book
- Screencast to Make a Video