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Colonial Times-Communication, Transportation, Recreation: Create

Phase: Create

Academic Vocabulary

Throughout the unit, record academic vocabulary on chart paper or a Google document and refer back to it.


  • app (Show Me)
  • slide
  • record



Show Me App (Interactive Whiteboard)

To Do

Download Show Me App to iPads  (free app as of 11/2/14)

Narrated Slideshows

Narrated Slide(s) / Time: 30 minutes

App: Show Me

  1. Students will choose an iPad photograph they took that shows something they learned.
  2. Students will write a short "script" for their slide(s) using word sprinkles and/or academic vocabulary from a chart or Google doc.
  3. Students will narrate the slide.
  4. [Optional: Students can take a picture of their source page to add to the Show Me presentation on a second slide.]

Management tip: If students are going to be paired or will work in groups, they will need to have used the same iPad during the Gather stage.

For assessment criteria, see the "Evaluate" tab.

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