Today 2nd graders read The Adventures of Puppup, a story app, on their iPads. It was about a stuffed animal getting separated from his his owner, Julia, while at the zoo.
After completing a story map using Tools4Students, pairs created their own story. They could either write another adventure for Julia and Puppup or they could create an adventure at the zoo for themselves and their own stuffed animal.
We brainstormed app options for the story creation and students created the following list: Educreations, My Story, DrawingPad and Strip Design, Toontastic, 30 Hands, Sonic Pics, and PuppetPals.
Here are a couple samples