Students will watch animal movies and research information to write an informational essay explaining how animals use their bodies to survive in their envirnoment.
This is a lesson plan created for Earth Day using an Applied Digital Skills lesson. After providing students with background on Earth Day, students will take charge of their learning by following the lesson to explore a topic centered around Earth Day. Students will be creating a presentation using a Google Application and will share the presentation with the class.
This lesson is about the basic cloud types. Students will spend time gathering information, will participate in an experiment, will review the information and create an Adobe Spark video that contains particular information about each cloud type.
This lesson plan is a 4th grade opinion writing project. This project is planned to take 2-3 weeks to fully complete. Students will complete various assignments online to help guide them towards their opinion of the prompt, "Which makes a better pet: a cat or a dog?" Students will be using Google Docs to write their opinion paper, Lucid Charts to organize their writing in a graphic organizer, and Adobe Spark to create their final product on this opinion project. Througout the lesson students will engage with the whole class, with partners or small group work, and complete individual work.
Students will create their own constellations. They will give it a name, design what it looks like, and write a backstory of how it came to be. This will be paired with Indigenous stories of constellations. Then, students use the Star Chart app to identify their own constellation and create a story that explains it. Students will use Flipgrid to create and share stories with a wider audience. Students can screen share with Flipgrid to show their constellation. Students can also import their constellations and other images into Flipgrid to have visuals as they narrate their story.
This lesson is designed for Kindergarten to create an online digital poster about themselves. It can be used for any grades, however, the standards I used are for Kindergarten.
This is a lesson plan to teach students to digitize a story they have previously written using sequential words and describing thoughts, feelings, and actions.
Official spokes puppet of the Salt Lake City Public Library interviews the creators of the Joey Fly graphic novel series, Aaron Reynolds and Neil Numberman. Done via webcam, Earl interviews Aaron and Neil while they are in Chicago and New York and he is in Salt Lake City!
Earl E. Literacy, spokespuppet for the Salt Lake City Public Library, interviews Allen Kurzweil, author of "Potato Chip Science." Earl and Allen try out some awesome science demonstrations at the King's English Bookshop in Salt Lake City, UT.
Spokespuppet for The City Library, Earl E. Literacy, interviews local Salt Lake City children's author Ann Cannon about her new book "Chihuahua Chase". Set in Salt Lake City itself, the book is about two friends who have to solve the mystery of disappearing chihuahuas. Ann also talks about how she started writing and what some of her favorite books are.
Earl E. Literacy, spokespuppet of the Salt Lake City Public Library, interviews author Brando Mull about his many books, his workstyle as an author, and how kids can become better writes themselves.
Spokespuppet of The City Library, Earl E. Literacy, interviews children's author Debu Majumdar about his new book "Viku and his Elephant". They also talk about jungle animals and what children are like in India!
City Library Spokespuppet Earl E. Literacy sits down with children's author Doreen Cronin to talk about her new book, how she started writing as a kid, and some tips she has for kids to become better writers themselves!
While on a book tour supporting the publication of her newest book "A Tale of Two Castles" Gail Carson Levine took a few minutes to speak with City Library Spokespuppet Earl. Gail chats about how she writes her books and even give tips on how kids can become writers!