Here are some samples:
Watch this video of a retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
Here is an example of a story builder titled "Earth: Center of the Universe?"
Another example of creating a math story in story builder:
Ready to try?
- Go to "Gone Google Story Builder"
- Click start and type in the name of the characters in the left hand side (up to 10 characters). Then click write story.
- Choose the character then enter their text.
- Add music.
- Give your story a title.
- Get the link.
Possible applications in the classroom:
- Write a story
- Share learning (exit slip)
- Perhaps students can predict how a character in a story may react?
- Create a math problem?
Note: There is also a cool addition to Google Story called "Masters Edition." See what it is like to collaborate with famous storytellers. When I tried it, the story starter was: "It was the best of times, it was..." Then I added "the worst of times. Suddenly (my favorite poet) Emily Dickinson wrote "An hour behind the fleeting breath" and as I went to type, Edgar Allen Poe edited what Emily wrote!
What ways can your students use Gone Google Story Builder for learning?