Sunday, February 8, 2015

Creating a Narrative Publishing Template in Google Docs

In a Kindergarten or First Grade classroom one may find publishing sheets for the last step in narrative story writing.

How does that play out in a GAFE like environment where students are doing more writing in the cloud.

In the following video I create a very basic template with a header, text area, and two text boxes for draw tools. The idea would be a student could publish a story entirely in Google Docs simply by using a template and the draw tools.

After the template is setup all a student has to do is click the text box and the draw tools pop up. When they have finished, students save the drawing, and it updates the text box in Google Docs.