(ES): Model the skill of Drag/Slide/Drop using INFOhio’s BookFlix from www.infohio.org. Select a familiar story such Chicka, Chicka, Boom Boom. Click on the Puzzlers button and choose the option, “Which Came First?” Explain to the class that to complete the activity, they will need to hold down the left button on the mouse and pull the correct answer to the correct box and then releasing the button. Demonstrate how to drag and slide. Then have students log in to Bookflix’s and practice reading/viewing a story and completing the activity.
(MS, HS): Use INFOhio’s GO! to practice Drag/Slide/Drop. Go to www. infohio.org, scroll to the bottom of the quick links area and click on the link to Go! Ask, Act, Achieve under the Student column. Under ACT, chose the link to “How do I work with others in a group?” Click on the link for Popplet. Demonstrate how to create a popple and drag/slide them around the screen. Students then use Popplet to create a flowchart of the characters in a familiar fairy tale. Drag and move the boxes around the board. Share the charts with the class.