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Historical Figures “Who Am I?” Digital Breakout

Historical Figures “Who Am I?” Digital Breakout

Teacher(s) Name: White

School: Davis ES

Grade Level(s): Grade 4

Content Area(s): Social Studies

Lesson Summary

Students researched a person from their 4th grade Social Studies curriculum. They compiled their research into a script in first person. Then they used PhotoSpeak to record their script over an image of their historical figure. The finished videos were uploaded to Seesaw. The embed codes from Seesaw and the Google Site were shared with students so they could upload their clue to the Google Site. The students also worked on building a Google Form with response validation to include on the Google Site for students answers. The published site will be posted on the Elementary Digital Breakout site that other 4th grade students in the county can use for review.

TIPC Ratings

Research & Information Fluency

Rating:Ideal – Explanation: Students conducted research on a person of their choice and then compiled the information into a video that was then shared on a Google Site to create a class Digital
Breakout.

Communication & Collaboration

Rating: Ideal – Explanation: Students used PhotoSpeak to record their scripts and then shared their videos out to the Digital Breakout Google Site. Students all had editing rights to the site, so they were able to collaborate on building the final product.

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

Rating: Ideal – Explanation: Students applied digital tools to think critically as they created the “Historical Figures Who Am I?” Breakout class assignment. Students reflected on the process by working through the class digital breakout. As a class they shared feedback on areas of the site that needed adjusting prior to sharing with other 4th grade classrooms in the county.

Creativity & Innovation

Rating: Approaching – Explanation: Students created a meaningful, orginal Google Site to share the information they obtained during research.

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