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Students use creative tools in the Seesaw app or website to complete classroom activities like "Summer Stories"

Stacy Olson

Student Instructions

Summer Stories

1. Talk to a family member about a favorite summer memory. 2. Tap the add button. 3. Draw a picture of your favorite part of the story 4. Tap the mic and retell the story. 5. Tap the check to add to your journal. Why: Sharing family stories strengthens bonds and helps to teach children about the context of their lives. Students who hear detailed family stories are better at regulating their emotions and are set up to better understand themselves and who they want to become.

3rd Grade, 2nd Grade, English Language Arts, Writing
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.2 Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.4 Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.5 Create audio recordings of stories or poems; add drawings or other visual displays to stories or recounts of experiences when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.6 Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification.