Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Applying Kidspiration

For this project second grade students were studying fairy tales and their teacher needed a quick project just a half an hour before class started so she asked me for ideas.  I did a quick exploration of Twitter for story writing ideas and came upon an idea for a story spine where the prompts are written out for the child who would then fill in the details.  This is perfect for second graders who are not quick typists yet.  I decided to use Kidspiration 3 for the template because it includes lots of great storytelling pictures which would also act as prompts for the students.  And, pictures are fun!  Here's a sample of the product.

The kids really enjoyed making up their stories.

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