StoryBird - Using Storybird to Electronically Publish Student Books
Great for when students finish other class work.
Longform - Write a book, chapter by chapter.
Picture - as many pages as you want to add
Poems - (has limitations, but useful for Grade K)
"Let Your Imagination Soar"
Monitoring / Spot-checking
Grade 3-5, name will show up on Cover page below Title
Grade K-2, name will not show on Cover page, show have student create Title-FirstName+L(initial)
Student Voice "Red Flags"
Teacher should keep an eye open for red flags that should imply an intervention is needed.
Goals: Show increased vocab throughout year, demonstrate better collaboration, and individually electronically publish.
SEE STUDIO, review, mod comments
Sequence with pictures first! Create a class book first as an introductory lesson.
Invite a collaborator (only available for Picture books) Rule: Only invite one collaborator. Buddy collab with another grade student.
After inviting collaborator, if student is totally finished, choose the button "Privately" before publish. If not finished, select first button for later edit.
Buy, Download, and Print student books.
Have a "Student Author" section in the library. Look under "Shop". Also, fundraisers though Storybird gives you 30% (I may have heard that wrong.