App Flows are a customizable framework, which redefines the traditional lesson plan to integrate digital tools and content with pedagogical insight. Learn more about app flows and how to create one by watching our tutorial videos.


Diamante Poems

A “brilliant” style of poetry that reinforces three parts of speech
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
3, 4, 5

Inner Characterization

Looks aren’t everything, especially in creative writing
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
6, 7, 8

Dividing Fractions

An exercise in inverting one’s thinking
Subjects:
Math

Grades:
6, 7, 8

Famous Gold Rushers

How some pioneers found success without finding any gold
Subjects:
Social Studies

Grades:
3, 4, 5

Polygons

An introduction to some basic geometric figures and their place in the real world
Subjects:
Math

Grades:
3, 4, 5

Phase Changes

Change is a good thing when you’re a state of matter
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
6, 7, 8

Poor Pluto

A celestial exploration of Pluto’s declassification from "planet" to "dwarf planet"
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
3, 4, 5

Gr. 4: Digital Citizenship

A lesson on digital citizenship to prepare students for online communication in an Edmodo classroom.
Subjects:
discussion, citizenship

Grades:
4

Endangered Animals

Students research, plan, write, and publish an expository piece on an endangered animal.
Subjects:
Language & Reading, discussion, following directions, reading, reading comprehension, text analysis, using supporting evidence, vocabulary, writing, writing clearly

Grades:
4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Environmental Issues

HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION: The student will understand that humans, their society, and the environment affect each other.
Subjects:
Social Studies

Grades:
6

Telling Time

Teaching students how to tell time
Subjects:
Math

Grades:
1, 2, 3

Compare and Contrast

Teaching students to compare and contrast texts or items
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
1, 2, 3

Mind Mapping

Apps that help students create and share mind maps
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
9, 10, 11, 12

Multiplication

Understanding relationships between multiplication and division
Subjects:
Math, multiplication

Grades:
3, 4, 5

Age of Exploration ...OR....Age of Invasion?

In this unit, students will understand how European contact changed the cultural landscape of Latin America. While the early civilizations were destroyed there remains some continuity seen through existing societies. Conflict & change are furthered thr
Subjects:
Social Studies

Grades:
6

Write to Read

This framework is one of many ways to support students as writers to strengthen their capacity to process and talk about what they read and learn.
Subjects:
Language & Reading, discussion, presenting to others, reading, reading comprehension, text analysis, using supporting evidence, writing, writing clearly

Grades:
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Fighting for Independence

Students use a video and a role-playing game to explore the colonists' different perspectives on their relationship with Great Britain and why people supported or didn't support a war of independence.
Subjects:
Social Studies, history

Grades:
8

Computational Thinking

Using coding applications to develop computational thinking skills
Subjects:
Math

Grades:
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Kids Can Code

Coding and Programming Basics for Primary Aged Students
Subjects:
Language & Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies

Grades:
2, 3

Flipping the Classroom

This is a presentation on how to "flip" a classroom.
Subjects:
Language & Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies

Grades:
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Post Impressionism and Van Gogh

Studying the Post Impressionist style through the works of Vincent Van Gogh
Subjects:
discussion, following directions, presenting to others, speaking, Social Studies, cultural understanding, exploration, historical figures, history, timelines

Grades:
9, 10, 11, 12

Do it, Make it and Share IT!

Speed through simulations and stop motion movie creation
Subjects:
Science, measurement, motion, physics

Grades:
6, 7, 8

Using iMovie to Create Trailers for Books

Start to finish plan to create movie type trailers
Subjects:
forming arguments, presenting to others, reading, reading comprehension, storytelling, text analysis, using supporting evidence

Grades:
3, 4, 5, 6

Perspectives in Literacy

How do people share spaces? Does a shared space mean that we always see things the same way? Although people can be in the same place, they do not always interpret what they see and experience in the same way.
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
4, 5, 6

Call of the Wild Reading Activity

Students will become reporters for the Santa Clara news while they read the book, Call of the Wild, by Jack London. While working in partners, students will use a Weebly site to create and design a variety of assignments pertaining to the novel.
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
6, 7, 8

Counting Coins

An introduction to different coin types and how to count them.
Subjects:
Math, money

Grades:
Pre-K, K, 1

Electromagnets

In this lesson students will build their own electromagnet, determine the relationship between winds and strength of magnet, and find creative uses for electromagnets.
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
3, 4, 5

Presenting STEM for the Future

Students research, develop and present to class opportunities for STEM careers.
Subjects:
discussion, following directions, presenting to others, reading comprehension, speaking, text analysis, using supporting evidence, vocabulary, engineering, citizenship, events, exploration, the economy

Grades:
5, 6, 7, 8

Position v. Time

In this 2-day lesson, students design an experiment to gather, graph and interpret position and time data using a motorized car.
Subjects:
Math, Science

Grades:
7, 8

Communicating in Interviews

This lesson helps students prepare to communicate effectively and persuasively in interviews.
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
9, 10, 11, 12

The Element

Creatively Researching and Explaining Elements from the Periodic Table
Subjects:
Language & Reading, Science

Grades:
8

Copyright and Fair Use

What is copyright law, how does it affect you, and is there any way around it.
Subjects:
citizenship

Grades:
9, 10, 11, 12

Mining For Comprehension

Using Minecraft to Display Reading Comprehension
Subjects:
Language & Reading, Social Studies

Grades:
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

She Did What?

Students will learn about famous women and what they did to make them famous
Subjects:
Language & Reading, reading, reading comprehension, historical figures

Grades:
5

Great Depression

Teaching background information about the Great Depression before reading a novel that takes place in this era
Subjects:
Language & Reading, Social Studies

Grades:
7

Not your Grandma's New World Explorer Project!

Students will use Web 2.0 information sources and tools to create an animation of the life of an explorer
Subjects:
presenting to others, reading, storytelling, writing, exploration, historical figures

Grades:
5

Not your Grandma's New World Explorer Project!

Students will use Web 2.0 information sources and tools to create an animation of the life of an explorer
Subjects:
presenting to others, reading, storytelling, writing, exploration, historical figures

Grades:
5

Solving Linear Equations Using Manipulatives

In this lesson, students use physical and virtual manipulatives to represent visually the steps they take to obtain a solution to an algebraic equation. They develop an understanding of the connections between the solution involving manipulatives and the
Subjects:
Math, algebra

Grades:
7, 8

Electing A President

This app flow introduces the concepts of how we elect the president of the United States and then allows students to run their own campaign.
Subjects:
Social Studies

Grades:
6, 7, 8, 9

Parts of an Essay

Use your resources and applications to create a review guide for the parts of an essay.
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
6, 7, 8

Main Idea - Informational Text (Reading & Writing)

TimeforKids.com/Scholastic News: Reading, Comprehension & Application
Subjects:
Language & Reading, discussion, presenting to others, reading, reading comprehension, speaking, text analysis, using supporting evidence, writing, writing clearly

Grades:
3, 4, 5, 6

Class Discussion

Use these apps to stimulate engaging classroom discussions.
Subjects:
discussion

Grades:
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Adjectives

Boost your writing with Adjectives
Subjects:
Language & Reading, writing

Grades:
2, 3, 4

Famous American Project

Students will research a famous American and complete a culminating activity.
Subjects:
Language & Reading, Social Studies

Grades:
3, 4, 5

It's Blog Time!

Introduce students to blogging to help foster writing
Subjects:
Language & Reading, presenting to others, spelling, storytelling, writing, writing clearly

Grades:
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Creating a Literature Review

From Story to Movie Trailer
Subjects:
Language & Reading, presenting to others, reading comprehension, storytelling, using supporting evidence, vocabulary, writing clearly

Grades:
6, 7, 8

Sound Off with FaceTalk

Students will use the iOs app Face Talk to record their research projects on famous African Americans.
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
2

Creating and Publishing a Book in iBooks

This App Flow will show you one example of creating, compiling, and then publishing a book that can be downloaded or bought from the iBooks store on a Mac or iPad.
Subjects:
following directions, letter or word recognition, reading, speaking, spelling, storytelling, vocabulary, writing, writing clearly

Grades:
Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Take Care of My Body

Fun and interactive way to learn the body systems by creating persuasive posters
Subjects:
reading comprehension, writing, Science, biology

Grades:
K, 1, 2

Reliable Sources

Students checking sources to make sure they are reliable to use when researching.
Subjects:
using supporting evidence

Grades:
6, 7, 8

Measures of Arcs and Sectors

This lesson helps students to understand the connection between the arc as a fractional part of the circumference and the sector as a fractional part of the area of a circle.
Subjects:
Math, geometry

Grades:
8, 9, 10

World Problems

Students
Subjects:
text analysis, using supporting evidence, Social Studies, cultural understanding

Grades:
7, 8, 9

Snowflake Research Project

As part of a study of weather, students learn about the foundations of snowflakes.
Subjects:
Science, weather

Grades:
K

Sights of the Past

Using photo to tell the story of change.
Subjects:
Social Studies

Grades:
6, 7, 8

IPoet

Creating an Instagram as they understand poetry
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
4, 5

What do Elements Have to do with Real Life?

In this App Flow students will earn abou the elements of teh Periodic Table. They will understand that the elements are part of their everyday experience and could be a big part of their future. They will gain a real understanding far beyond the symbols.
Subjects:
Language & Reading, Science

Grades:
5, 6, 7, 8

Introduction to Computer Programming

This will introduce students to programming and the career of being a programmer.
Subjects:
engineering

Grades:
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Magnetism

In this lesson, students will investigate the properties of magnets and what makes them stick. They will find items in the school that stick to magnets, and will create posters to inform others about magnetism.
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
4

Simple Circuits

Students will explain what electricity is, build simple circuits to light a bulb and turn on a motor, and persuade others to conserve electricity.
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
4

National Symbols

Identify U.S. National Symbols
Subjects:
Language & Reading, Social Studies

Grades:
K, 1, 2

Conductors and Insulators

Students will learn about the properties of conductors and insulators, test materials for conductivity, and extend their thinking of what a conductor can be
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
4

Balancing the Federal Budget

Students will use a simulation and local news stories to help balance the federal budget.
Subjects:
Social Studies, citizenship, government

Grades:
8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Mock Rocks

Students will create trading cards defining physical properties of rocks, define rocks and minerals, and make observations about rocks
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
4

Dissolving

students will conduct experiments having to do with dissolving solids and evaporation
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
4

Test for Hardness

Students will learn about the Moh's Scale of Hardness and identify the number of hardness on Moh's scale for a variety of minerals
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
4

Calcite Quest

Students will be able to determine if a rock contains the mineral Calcite.
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
4

Intro to Game Design (designing engaging end-user experience)

Game Design is concerned with the iteration feedback loop and how games are a complex system designed around creating a satisfying user experience.
Subjects:
Language & Reading, discussion, following directions, storytelling, writing clearly, Math, patterns, sequences, Science, Social Studies

Grades:
5, 6, 7, 8

Backwards Image Search on an iPad

Children use backwards image searches on the iPads to introduce them to a range of explorers. Can be adapted for use with any research based activity.
Subjects:
Language & Reading, Science, Social Studies

Grades:
4, 5, 6, 7

Introducing Claims and Reasons

In this lesson students will learn how to draft an introduction paragraph for an argumentative essay using Robert Frost's"A Brook in the City" poem by way of LearnZillion.
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
11, 12

Coding & Programming: An introduction

How to set up a self-paced student driven workshop in Programming Concepts
Subjects:
Language & Reading, discussion, using supporting evidence, writing clearly, Math, patterns, sequences, Science

Grades:
5, 6, 7, 8

General Ed

Going through Apps with Bloom's Taxonomy with Subsitution and Augmentation
Subjects:
Language & Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies

Grades:
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Informative Essay

Introduce students to research materials and guide them through the writing process.
Subjects:
Language & Reading, forming arguments, reading, reading comprehension, using supporting evidence, writing

Grades:
9, 10, 11, 12

Energy Sources

students will learn about types of energy and how they work.
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
4

Introduction to Slope / Rate of Change

This app flow will introduce pre-algebra students to the concept of rate of change and how it translates to a visual graph
Subjects:
Math, algebra, equations, functions, graphing, patterns

Grades:
7, 8

Thinking About Place and Events: Deconstructing a Photograph to Launch a Unit on the Ludlow Massacre

Analyzation of a primary source is often a simple task, but can be made deeper if students deconstruct the photo in three easy steps and then apply what they have learned in an independent analysis of another source
Subjects:
Language & Reading, discussion, following directions, speaking, using supporting evidence, Social Studies, cultural understanding, history

Grades:
4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Transitional words & phrases

the students will be able to identify and use transitional words & phrases
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
4

Conserving Energy

Students will create projects to give others ideas for conserving energy.
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
4

Exploring Quadratics

Using technology to quickly identify how quadratic equations are linked to changing parabolas.
Subjects:
Math, algebra, functions, graphing

Grades:
8, 9

Fact of the Matter

Students will explore properties of solids, liquids, and gases and determine a way to keep a material from changing a state of matter.
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
4

Cross Country Communication

Students communicate with another class across the country
Subjects:
Language & Reading, Math, Social Studies

Grades:
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

How To

Creating 'How To' videos on the iPad in first grade
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Persuasive Podcast

Students work to persuade fellow classmates on a topic of their choice using researched information.
Subjects:
forming arguments, speaking, using supporting evidence, writing

Grades:
8

Irish Folk Song Word Clouds

Techology ELA skills taught using digital art with an Irish theme
Subjects:
Language & Reading, writing, cultural understanding

Grades:
4, 5

Effects of the Civil War

Exploring how the Civil War affected different groups of people
Subjects:
Social Studies

Grades:
5, 6, 7, 8

Vocabulary Acquisition

Develop proficiency in vocabulary using a variety of sources and real-world applications.
Subjects:
presenting to others, speaking, vocabulary, Math, geometry

Grades:
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

US Symbols

Lets Learn More About US Symbols!
Subjects:
presenting to others, writing, citizenship

Grades:
K, 1, 2

Problem Solving-Working Backwards

In this App Flow, students will solve a video problem by using the strategy working backwards. While solving the problem, students will watch engaging videos, communicate through Edmodo, and extend their learning with problem solving apps.
Subjects:
Math, addition, algebra, arithmetic, equations, money, multiplication, numbers

Grades:
3, 4, 5, 6

Creating a Search Query

This lessons is about how a search engine works and how to write queries to get the best results.
Subjects:
Language & Reading, discussion, text analysis, Science, Social Studies

Grades:
9, 10, 11, 12

Forces of the Winter Olympics

Students use Pic Collage to identify forces used in Winter Olympic sports.
Subjects:
Language & Reading, Science

Grades:
K, 1, 2

Oxymorons

Learn about the Oxymoron using a variet of digital tools for integration.
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
6, 7, 8

Reading Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet 9th Grade

This is how I am going about the reading of the play in my 9th grade English classroom without the use of paper or text book.
Subjects:
Language & Reading, discussion, reading, reading comprehension, text analysis, using supporting evidence, writing

Grades:
9

Doodling Fractions

Students will use the apps Doodle Buddy, Camera Roll, and Educreations to illustrate fractions.
Subjects:
Math, fractions

Grades:
K, 1, 2

Español

Direct Object Pronouns in Spanish
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
7, 8

Edmodo Flow

Students sign into Edmodo and complete assignments.
Subjects:
Language & Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies

Grades:
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Epidemiology: Solve the Outbreak

This is a middle school science lesson for students on the field of epidemiology and the dissemination of diseases.
Subjects:
Science, biology

Grades:
6, 7, 8

Audio Book Reviews and QR codes

Students will record themselves reading their book review and create a QR code to the link for easy access.
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
4, 5

Author's tone

Help students realize what role tone plays in the overall feeling of an author's work.
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Scratch an Element!

Students learn about an element in the periodic table and create an animation using Scratch to communicate their learning.
Subjects:
Science

Grades:
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Greek Myths Explain the World

What did the myths about gods, goddesses, and heroes mean to the people of ancient Greece?
Subjects:
Social Studies

Grades:
6

Book Trailers

Students will use technology to enhance their comprehension through book trailers.
Subjects:
Language & Reading

Grades:
4, 5

Hollywood Goes to War

Explore the war effort contributions of Hollywood during WWII
Subjects:
Language & Reading, text analysis, vocabulary, events, history

Grades:
10, 11, 12

News Analysis

Students develop critical thinking skills about world news and news sources
Subjects:
Social Studies

Grades:
10, 11, 12

Students as Twitter Documentarians

Students learn how to use the Twitter app in the iPad to "live blog" the class period, narrating & documenting what we do to the world...
Subjects:
presenting to others, storytelling, writing clearly, citizenship

Grades:
2, 3, 4, 5