Styluses and Sketchnotes with Second Grade


Over the past few weeks, the second students have been learning to use styluses to draw on iPads. We used the Drawing Pad app. Students explored the different drawing tools, while learning to adjust the size of lines and pinching in to add details to their drawings. They made pictures of fall vocabulary words.

The following week students worked on creating sketchnotes over a nonfiction story from their reading book about exploring space.

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In these sketchnotes, the students used words and pictures to visualize the important things you need to explore space based on what they had read. Here are a few examples of their sketchnotes:

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