Informational Writing

Informational writing is part of the grade 3 curriculum at ISKL, and the teachers were looking for some digital options for creating books. I did a sample book with four different tools and have included them here, along with some pros and cons about the tool.

Google Slides

  • Log in with Gmail account
  • Familiar and easy to use

Pages

  • Log in with Gmail account
  • Export to ePub
  • No online component without Apple ID

Canva

  • Log in with Gmail account
  • Great templates
  • Drag & drop

Book Creator

  • Log in with Gmail account
  • Super easy to use
  • Very similar to the iPad app that they are familiar with
  • Very limited options with text – one size only
  • Drag & drop
  • Looks great online

Examples

Google Slides

 

Pages

Panama (pdf)

Canva

Book Creator

 

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