“Stor-eBooks!”Embark on Your Own Story!                   by  Katherine Hewett  Katherine.Hewett@ccisd.us        Richard K...
Story Time!!!
 Three Part Unit Write, Illustrate, and  Publish eBooks Instruction Online Publishing  Platform Photoshop or  Illustr...
   TEC.9 -12.126.25:                  Digital                  Graphics/Animation                  ◦ Communication.      ...
 110.52 Creative and  Imaginative Writing 110.31 English  Language Arts and  Reading, English I 110.32 English  Languag...
   Lesson 1 - Writing the    Story   The student will write a story    that is short and age    appropriate.   The stud...
   Lesson 2 - Creating                 Illustrations                The student will                 demonstrate mastery...
   Lesson 3 -    Publishing Online   The student will    publish their ebook    via an online    publishing website.   ...
   The “Stor-eBook”                    project should take                    place during a daily                    50 ...
 Internet Connection Computer Projector Graphics Tablet Word Processing  Software – Examples:  Microsoft Word, Google...
Writing the Story Brainstorm Story Starters Graphic Organizers Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How Modeling Charact...
Creating Illustrations Storyboards – Have students sketch out a story  board of their scenes. Students will determine  wa...
Publishing Online Design Layout Design Price Publish Order /PrintProcedure
Storybird.comLulu.comBookemon.com Create an Ed Center Students can publish  under a school name  or individually. Overv...
Miranda Maldonando                                     Clay Dabneyhttp://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/artificial-       h...
Evaluation
After students publish their final ebook on an online  publishing platform, here are some ideas for closure  activities. ...
   Host an eBook    Festival in the school    library. Invite    neighboring schools    to participate.   School Fundrai...
Story Jumperhttp://www.go2web20.net/site/?a=Sto   ryJumperCreateSpacehttps://www.createspace.com/Stories from the Webhttp:...
Final Thoughts – “Importance of Story”
KatherineHewettKatherine.Hewett@ccisd.usRichard King High SchoolCorpus Christi Independent School District
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  1. 1. “Stor-eBooks!”Embark on Your Own Story! by Katherine Hewett Katherine.Hewett@ccisd.us Richard King High School Corpus Christi Independent School District Texas Computer Education Association Austin, Texas February, 2012
  2. 2. Story Time!!!
  3. 3.  Three Part Unit Write, Illustrate, and Publish eBooks Instruction Online Publishing Platform Photoshop or Illustrator Drawing Programs - Paint Import Stories and Illustrations Price and MarketUnit Overview
  4. 4.  TEC.9 -12.126.25: Digital Graphics/Animation ◦ Communication. ◦ Foundations. ◦ Solving problems.  TEC.9 -12.126.26: Multimedia ◦ Communication. ◦ Foundations. ◦ Solving problems.Technology TEKS
  5. 5.  110.52 Creative and Imaginative Writing 110.31 English Language Arts and Reading, English I 110.32 English Language Arts and Reading, English II 110.33 English Language Arts and Reading, English III 110.34 English Language Arts and Reading, English IVEnglish TEKS
  6. 6.  Lesson 1 - Writing the Story The student will write a story that is short and age appropriate. The student will utilize word processing software to record and generate content. The student will demonstrate knowledge of word processing software. The student will exhibit proper grammar and punctuation in their writing.Objectives
  7. 7.  Lesson 2 - Creating Illustrations  The student will demonstrate mastery of a computer drawing program.  The student will create colorful images that illustrate their story’s text.  The student will apply prior knowledge of graphic design to their composition.Objectives
  8. 8.  Lesson 3 - Publishing Online The student will publish their ebook via an online publishing website. The student will transmit, upload, and import images/text online. The student will compose, format, and design their ebook online.Objectives
  9. 9.  The “Stor-eBook” project should take place during a daily 50 minute class period. Allow for four weeks to complete for flexibility. More time may be needed on specific lessons depending on the class and quality of work you desire from the students.Time Required
  10. 10.  Internet Connection Computer Projector Graphics Tablet Word Processing Software – Examples: Microsoft Word, Google Docs Drawing Software – Examples: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, or Microsoft Paint Ebook Online SourcesMaterials Required
  11. 11. Writing the Story Brainstorm Story Starters Graphic Organizers Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How Modeling Character Development – Create a graphic organizer of your characters. Develop personalities and characteristics on a piece of paper. Story Plot/Place Development – Create a graphic organizer of scenes and plot. Sketch a Scene/CharacterProcedure
  12. 12. Creating Illustrations Storyboards – Have students sketch out a story board of their scenes. Students will determine was scenes would best illustrate their paragraphs. Cover Design Back Cover Design Layout Sketch and Draw – Some students will prefer to sketch their illustrations on paper first, others will prefer the graphics tablet and drawing program. Allow the students to determine what works best for them.Procedure
  13. 13. Publishing Online Design Layout Design Price Publish Order /PrintProcedure
  14. 14. Storybird.comLulu.comBookemon.com Create an Ed Center Students can publish under a school name or individually. Overview of the Bookemon project creator. Importing Illustrations and TextOnline Publishing
  15. 15. Miranda Maldonando Clay Dabneyhttp://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/artificial- http://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/pterodactyls/47590 intelligence/170728 Jessica WestMonica Valero http://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/dear-body/47710http://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/never-give- up/170453 Cayce Berryman http://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/chestnut-new-home/48786Daniel Ruiz Leslie Cookhttp://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/twas-the-night- http://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/building-blunders/49285 before-veggie-christmas/170836 Jacob AcostaRyan De Leon http://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/leo-the-little-giraffe/49413http://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/santa- button/171633 Jessica Martinez http://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/love-bugs/46724Joshua Mireles Taryn Stonekinghttp://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/the-christmas- http://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/do-you-know-what-am/50248 monster/174270 Ashley Clark http://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/fox-in-dreamland/51905George Martinezhttp://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/the-little- "Stor-eBooks!” butterfly/170434Rianna Kirkhamhttp://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/manny-makes- friends/171684Stephanie Tiethttp://www.bookemon.com/book-profile/kiki-day-at- the-park/170840 Examples
  16. 16. Evaluation
  17. 17. After students publish their final ebook on an online publishing platform, here are some ideas for closure activities. Have the students publish the web link to their ebook on their online class portfolios or through a social network environment so other students can view and give feedback. Have students share and present their ebooks to the class in a formal presentation. Creative presentations are encouraged. For example, the student might dress in character.Closure
  18. 18.  Host an eBook Festival in the school library. Invite neighboring schools to participate. School Fundraiser – Book Sale Charity Fundraiser – Book Sale (Books could be designed and written in a theme or for a cause.)Extension Activity
  19. 19. Story Jumperhttp://www.go2web20.net/site/?a=Sto ryJumperCreateSpacehttps://www.createspace.com/Stories from the Webhttp://www.storiesfromtheweb.org/index.aspKidPadhttp://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/kiddesign/kidpad.shtmleBook Resources / Websites
  20. 20. Final Thoughts – “Importance of Story”
  21. 21. KatherineHewettKatherine.Hewett@ccisd.usRichard King High SchoolCorpus Christi Independent School District

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