Week 1 (10/26)
Introduce project overview to class.
Read selected book for each group during Reading Rotations meeting.
Students gather connections, questions, and setting details.
Guide a small group discussion to clarify any questions or wonderings.
Students begin analyzing (in pairs) their group’s respective book to complete story and setting summary OR story extension.
Present Tour Builder to the class.
Tour Builder Tutorial
Week 2 (11/2)
Students create 3-5 scenes (must include beginning, middle end if a summary OR a new ending if a story extension) using photos, illustrations, animations, and videos.
Students begin creating Tour Builder presentation, selecting logical location pin placements for their story.
Week 3 (11/9)
All scenes added to Tour Builder and presentations completed.
Students post their tour to their blog with reflection (see overview for questions to answer in reflection).
Gather student feedback - written and verbal (record video clips).