Effectively Flipping Grammar

My ELA curriculum is crammed-packed with so much to do with little time to do it. Reading and writing workshop is delivered face-to-face so I have relied on the creative use of technology to cover all of the grammar material that is required for 5th grade. Flipping the grammar curriculum has enabled me to cover the required skills and establish a level of independence in my learners. I use a Learning Management System (LMS) through PowerSchool that allows my curriculum to be organized and accessible from a laptop, phone, or iPad. Google Classroom is a free LMS that can be used to manage online curriculum as well.

Creating Instructional Tutorials Using Powtoons

It is a process for creating quality instructional tutorials for flipping grammar in the classroom. I personally like Powtoon because it allows me the ability to easily use animation for teaching the parts of the sentence as well as showing how the parts of speech function in the context of sentences. Powtoon is a free site, but I have chosen to pay for the Pro version so that I can hide the watermark as well as have the option of downloading my video so that I can upload it into my class Learning Management System. With Powtoon, I can choose my own avatar, and I can upload my own voice recording that explicitly teaches the skills in the way that I want.