What is a digital story and why use it?

This is a power point presentation describing what a digital story is, why you should use it, and a step-by-step of how to incorporate one into your teaching. #VegasPBS-INST125

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  • NVACS English Language Arts
  • Technology
  • Professional Development

Resource Type(s)

  • Miscellaneous


  • 6th Grade
  • 7th Grade
  • 8th Grade


  • English 6 / English Accelerated 6
  • English 7 / English Accelerated 7
  • English 8 / English Accelerated 8
  • Reading 6 / Reading Accelerated 6
  • Reading 7 / Reading Accelerated 7

Standard(s)/Course Objective(s)

  • W.8.3 - Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
  • W.8.3b - Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, and reflection, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
  • W.8.3c - Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence, signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another, and show the relationships among experiences and events.
  • W.8.3e - Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events.
  • W.8.4 - Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in W.8.1-3.)
  • W.8.5 - With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of L.8.1-3.)
  • W.8.6 - Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.

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  • Multicultural
  • Technology