Adobe Spark Agenda:
- To read the 21st Century Skills and History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects CCSS for ELA 6-8 grades to understand how they apply to the use of informational text within the core content areas.
- To understand what Adobe Spark Video, Page, and Post is.
- To understand how to use Adobe Spark Video, Page, and Post in conjunction with informational text in your classroom.
- To create an Adobe Spark Video, Page, and Post for use in the classroom and to be able to have the resources to teach your students these resources.
Open Google Classroom: Skim through the 21st Century Skills and CCSS ELA for History/Social Studies, Science and Technology subjects. Identify which of the standards are being reached through using Adobe Spark and informational text. You may reach these by looking on the stream page or going to the about page.
Examples of Adobe Spark video, post, and page from Linda (video) and Jeana (page) can be found on the about page of Google Classroom.
Please click on the link below to get to the Adobe Spark website.
Remember to click on sign in with Google link instead of making a username and password.
Open Adobe Spark assignment:
Read through the entire page first to get an overview of what is in the assignment.
Go to Adobe Spark and login using the information listed in the page.
Listen to the introduction on how to use Adobe Spark.
Divide into groups: Adobe Spark Page (Jeana) or Adobe Spark Video (Linda).
Watch the How to Video for your section. There is an overview tutorial for Adobe Spark if you want to watch that as well. It can be found on the Adobe Spark website.
Create your own page or video.
If you are learning Adobe Spark Video, please click on the link below. Watch the video, look at the gallery to get ideas and make your own video to use in the classroom around a literacy topic.
If you are learning Adobe Spark Page, please click on the link below. Watch the video, look at the gallery to get ideas and make your own page to use in the classroom around a literacy topic.
Once finished with your assignment or at the end of class, whichever comes first, please create an Adobe Spark Post to tell the class how you might use any of these three Adobe Spark storytelling app in your classroom. Once finished, please share with either Linda or Jeana and/or post to Google Classroom.