Here are the digital storybooks written by 4th Graders - click on the open tab on the lower right side to view !
  • Students will explore illustrator options and select one they think they can create a story with
  • Students will create a story map considering the image options available to them within their selected illustrator
  • Students will create a story with 8-15 slides that contains characters, setting, plot, problem and solution
  • Students will correct all spelling and grammar issues—revise and edit accordinglyStudents will edit, finish and publish their storybird digital books
  • Students will self asses their work with a rubric

Student Name
Digital Storybook















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not yet published



Standards addressed by Storybird Project 4th Grade:
Common Core Writing Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3a Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3b Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3c Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3d Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.3e Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.6 With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting.

ISTE Standards - International Society of Technology Educators
1. Creativity and Innovation Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.a. Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processesb. Create original works as a means of personal or group expression
2. Communication and CollaborationStudents use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.a. Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and mediab. Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats
6. Technology Operations and ConceptsStudents demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.a. Understand and use technology systemsb. Select and use applications effectively and productivelyc. Troubleshoot systems and applicationsd. Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies

Colorado 21st Century Skills - Colorado Department of Education
1. Critical Thinking—think deep, think differently
4. Invention– create solutions
5. Self Direction—own your learning