Author:
AMANDA WATERS
Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Level:
Lower Primary
Tags:
License:
Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English

Education Standards

Biography using Voki

Overview

Students will write a biography about someone they consider a hero and then use Voki to create a digital version of their biography with an avatar and voice recording.

Biography using Voki

 

 

 

SubjectELAGrade Level2Unit5
Content Standard(s) Lesson Objective(s)
W.2.2L.2.1I can write a biography about a person who is a hero to meI can create a digital version of my biography using Voki to design an avatar
Materials Technology Accessories
ChromebookBiographyOrganizer Biography Graphic OrganizerChromebookVokiVoki video https://youtu.be/8ePvug8fzio

 

Lesson Narrative
Summary:Students will write a biography about someone they consider a hero and then use Voki to create a digital version of their biography with an avatar and voice recording
Warm Up:.Students will watch a video introducing Voki.  They will then have time to explore the app and practice using its features.  https://youtu.be/8ePvug8fzio
Activity 1: Students will brainstorm about a person in their life they consider to be a hero.  They will use the biography graphic organizer provided to take notes as they plan their essay.
Activity 2: Students will write their essay based on the information they put in their organizer.  

 

 

 

Formative Assessment
Students will take turns screen casting to panel TV to share their digital biographies.