Item Number: PRI-STORIES

Technology Integration: Language Arts

Technology Skill: Word Processing

Program: Google, Google Docs, Microsoft Office, Office 365 Online, Word, Word Online


Google Docs or Microsoft Word Activities and Word Processing Lesson Plans: Teacher Guide, Printable Student Workbook, Paperless Worksheets, Extension Activities

Handouts and Assessment Tools: TechnoStories Parent Letter, TechnoStories Certificate, Sentence Starters, TechnoStories Skill Summary, My Story Checklist, My Story Reflection, TechnoStories Marking Sheet

Storybook Templates and Samples: My Puppy Template, My Day Template, About Me Template, My Story Template, My Puppy Sample, My Day Sample, About Me Sample, My Pet Dinosaur Sample, Book Title Suggestions

Assignment 1: Edit My Puppy Story

Make words look like their meaning. Format font, size, style, and color.

Assignment 2: Illustrate My Day at School

Illustrate a story. Learn how to insert images and format their size.

Assignment 3: Finish the About Me Story

Complete each sentence. Use skills to illustrate each story page.

Assignment 4: Plan your Story

Organize ideas using a planning sheet. Use book titles as a source of inspiration.

Assignment 5: Make a Storybook

Use skills to write and illustrate an original storybook using a template.

Assignment 6: Complete your Storybook

Edit spelling errors. Use a checklist to help proofread the storybook. Make revisions.

Assignment 7: Share your Book at Story Time

Send the storybook as a link in an email to the teacher, friend, or parent.

Google Docs or Office Word Processing Activities

  • About the Keyboard: Introduce the location of keys.
  • Be a Keyboard Detective: Learn the function of keys.
  • Insert a Web Cam Photo or Saved Photo: Insert a photo.
  • Story Writing Ideas: Browse a list of suggested titles to get inspiration.
  • Make a Flip Book: Use a free service to make a flipbook.
Engage in the Writing Process
Story Writing Lessons
Creative Writing in Primary Grades
Word Processing Activities for Beginners

Story Writing Activities for Elementary Grades using Google Docs or Office

Develop keyboarding and basic word processing skills using the lessons and storybook templates in TechnoStories. Integrate technology into language arts by having students engage in the stages of the writing process to publish an original storybook.

  • Organize story ideas
  • Write and illustrate an original story
  • Edit and revise pieces of writing
  • Share a publication with others
  • Reflect on the writing experience
  • Format text and images to enhance writing
  • Solve design problems
  • Accurately type using the keyboard
  • Use capital letters appropriately
  • Punctuate a sentence

Customer Reviews

Primary and elementary students create storybooks using word processing activities. Storybook templates make learning word processing skills easy for young writers. They illustrate, write, edit, and publish stories. Upon completion, authors share their work during story time. Optional activities challenge students with keyboarding tasks, advanced word processing techniques, and the creation of a flipbook.

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Great program that I used with my first grade classes. They like the easy to read books and inserting their own clip art. Worked it into the English class as they practiced writing their own sentences for their story. Great resource!

Kristen S, Butler, PA, BCS

I have been using TechnoKids Curriculum for the past five years teaching First to Eighth grade through the various projects you offer. I love it!

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Yorktown Christian Academy,

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