Combine amazing children's literature with math storytelling. Use these examples of Wixie projects created by students and tweets from classroom teachers to inspire math storytelling in your classroom.
Creative use of technology can engage students, and help you integrate your iPads, PCs, or Chromebooks into the curriculum.
Have students create their own shapes using the tangram pieces and then tell the story of the shape they have created.
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Have students tell their own grouchy animal story over the course of a single day to demonstrate their understanding of elapsed time.
Have students compose images from 2 dimensional shapes and complete a sentence that describes their composite to create their own version of the book."
Explore multiplication with this fun book. Then, have students combine artwork and text to write their own multiplication stories.
Have students rearrange ten black dots into a shape and use Wixie's paint tools to complete the scene. Then add text or use the microphone tool to record the story.
Have students create their own comics to teach a math concept or tell a math story like The Math Curse by Jon Scieszka.
Have students write and illustrate their own Five Creatures story using the members of their family or a group of friends.
What would your life be like if you were only one inch tall? How would ordinary objects look?
Students practice counting through the creation of a Halloween (or any holiday!) counting book.
Create your own image from a box and type a sentence or use the recording tool to capture a story.
Have students write and illustrate their own math rhyming riddles. Combine all of the class riddles into one book and export to HTML to share online.
Read The Greedy Triangle Ss using #Wixie to tell about the job of their shape “a triangle is mountain habitat for a mountain goat” “a quadrilateral is a lemonade stand” #creative #ILESSoars pic.twitter.com/bpLqtJyCzT— ????Kelly Hoggard???? (@champforkids) March 27, 2018
These 1st graders are making their Tangram Stories digital using Wixie! They learned how to move and rotate shapes and will be designing their settings next week! @BCPSLMP #bcpslms #bgethisisus pic.twitter.com/5aTS6XszG6— Mrs. Greer (@BGELibrary) February 27, 2020
We started exploring Wixie for the first time today. Students were challenged to create their own page in a class book inspired by The Shape of Things by Dayle Ann Dodds. I'm impressed with our first day's accomplishments and excited for the final product! @SullyES_LCPS pic.twitter.com/V1VgrGVygZ— Leisa Mackauer (@Mackauer1st) January 29, 2021
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