Using Student Tablets in the 5th Grade Literacy Classroom

Presented by:  Emily Browder & Colleen Kazin

You will learn to use Skitch Touch, Novamind and Microsoft Word as they preview technology integration lessons written to connect to the 5th grade ELA curriculum.

Microsoft Word

Lesson -  
Reading Unit 3: Readers Make Inferences and Draw Conclusions About Fiction Text
Teaching Point: Readers compare and contrast characters to understand how they are alike and different

- CCISD 4th and 5th Grade Teachers
- Folders
- 5th Grade ELA
- Compare and Contrast Characters

Skitch Touch

Lesson -
Reading Unit 3: Readers Make Inferences and Draw Conclusions About Fiction Text
Teaching Point: Readers identify the important events that happen to a character throughout the story that cause the character to change (cause and effect).

- How to save

Novamind

Lesson -
Writing Unit 3: Fiction Writing
Teaching Point: Writers create believable characters by looking at their external and internal features *This lesson extends over multiple days *

** When Saving...
Must save as a Novamind file (.nm5) to be able to continue editing in the future
To email it must be saved as an image file (.png)

Skitch Touch Poetry Lesson

- Take Photo
- Open in Skitch Touch
- Edit
- Provide other options for students to complete the assignment (Word)