Digiduck's Big Decision is a story written by Lindsay Buck for Childnet International and illustrated by Ciara Flood.
Story Sequencing and Story Retelling Quick Review:
As you read this story, you will need to take note of the story elements such as the main character and setting. These elements will help you learn the plot of the story. The plot is told in a specific order in order for the story to make sense. Pay close attention to the order that events happen in the story. This will help you retell the story. When we retell a story, we summarize the most important activities in a book. The videos below will help you review sequencing story events and how to retell a story.
while you are reading this book:
The author sends the main character on an adventure to a few places in this story. As you read the story, think about WHERE the main character goes and in what order the places are visited. Then read on to learn WHY the main character traveled to these places on the adventure.
Here are TWO options for you to digitally access this book:
For this lesson, you only need to use ONE of these two options. However, you are welcome to read all of the versions if you'd like.
1. Read the book online with a PDF version.
Click on the image to the right to view the PDF in another tab, click on the link below to download your own version of the Book on PDF, or use the embedded version below through SCRIBD (note that this may not be available on all devices or browsers). The PDF version does NOT include options that will read the story aloud to you. You will need an adult to read with you.
2. Read along as the the book is read aloud to you in a video:
Two different video recordings of this story being read aloud for you are available for you to choose from. Both versions can be found below. The first video is from the Digiduck'a Big Decision App. The second video includes the actual illustrations from the picture book version that you would find in the published print version of the picture book and is read aloud by Mrs. Spalt. You only need to read along to one of the following versions if you selected Option 2: to use video. However, you are more than welcome to watch both!
A Student Digital Citizenship Lesson from DigiDuck:
Students should go back to the Lesson Directions Sheet to find the link to the digital interactive assignment for this lesson.
This activity is optional!
Can you Re-Design the Digiduck's Big Adventure book cover?
You can draw it by hand with crayons, markers, colored pencils or any other materials on paper ~ or~ you can use a drawing application or program (if you have one) to create a digital drawing. I'd love to see your creation, so please have your trusted adult email it to me. Here are a few examples that other students have completed:
Created by Sanaya
Created by Alanna
Created by Sylvie
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