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This very fun idea is called Musical Computers (Chairs)
Computers & Internet, Language Arts
8, 7, 6, 4, 5, 3
Title – Musical Computers
By – LilyAnn Fisherman
Subject – Computers & Internet, Language Arts
Grade Level – 3 – 8
Have a starter idea (can really be anything you like – I used – We just got out of school and in the parking lot was a martian…) on each computer. Each student or pair of students continue writing on their computer until the music stops. Students then move to the next computer. Students read and than add to the started story on that computer. When the music stops, students move to the next computer and so on and so on. Eventually, everyone is back at their computer. Students edit for spelling and punctuation, not changing the content.
Students can add pictures to the finished stories if they like.
Students are evaluated on punctuation corrections.
Students are amazed at how the same story turns out so differently each time.
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