Year-End Reflection: 4th and 5th Grades



 


Congratulations!  You have experienced another year of discovering, growing and learning.  Take some time to revisit all of the learning experiences you've added to your My Learning portfolio.  
What is your learning story?



Assignment

For this assignment, you will review the learning experiences in your My Learning portfolio, choose reflection prompts and tell your story by creating an avatar or a presentation.  



Option 1 - Create an avatar


Directions:
1.  Create a new note in your Evernote My Learning portfolio.  Name it Year-End Reflection.
2.  Choose one prompt from each category below (Core, Control, Connect) and type them into your note.
3.  Look at the notes you have in your My Learning portfolio, thinking about the prompts.
4.  Reflect and complete the prompts you have chosen in your note.  Remember to use detail sentences to support your statements (like power writing).
5.  Create a Voki avatar of yourself answering the reflection prompts that describe your strengths, talents and learning styles.

How to create a Voki

Login with your Evernote login and password.
Click "EDIT" on your assignment page.
Customize your Voki, then type or record your reflection.  See the video below to learn how to customize your Voki and add your reflection.

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My Learning Reflection Prompts
Choose one prompt from each section

Core = I am
I am a unique person.

(choose one)
I am really good at ____ and I know this because...
I feel very strongly about ___ and I know this because...
I share my ideas best when I...
I spend a lot of time ___ because...
I think I learn best by ___ and I know this by the way...
I prefer...

Control = I do
I do these things to learn.

(choose one)
I can tell that I really understand ___ because...
I can see that I have improved in ___ and this is how I did it.
I worked on___ and this is how I'm doing...
When I am having a hard time with something, I...
My favorite strategy for managing my time is...


Connect = I use 
I use what I know about myself and others to make connections.

(choose one)
I learned so much about...
I wish we spent more time learning about...
My favorite part of ___ was ___ because...
I used what I learned about ___ to...
I used to think, now I know...
I understand why it is important to...


Option 2 - Create a presentation




Directions:

1.  Choose one reflection prompt from each category below (Core, Control, Connect) 
2.  Look at the notes you have in your My Learning portfolio, thinking about the prompts
3.  Create a presentation in Google Drive, PowerPoint, or Keynote with one slide for each prompt
4.  Add photos, words (and video if appropriate) that respond to the prompt
5.  Save a copy of the presentation in the Year-End Reflection note in My Learning


My Learning Reflection Prompts
Choose one prompt from each section

Core = I am
I am a unique person.

(choose one)
I am really good at ____ and I know this because...
I feel very strongly about ___ and I know this because...
I share my ideas best when I...
I spend a lot of time ___ because...
I think I learn best by ___ and I know this by the way...
I prefer...

Control = I do
I do these things to learn.

(choose one)
I can tell that I really understand ___ because...
I can see that I have improved in ___ and this is how I did it.
I worked on___ and this is how I'm doing...
When I am having a hard time with something, I...
My favorite strategy for managing my time is...


Connect = I use 
I use what I know about myself and others to make connections.

(choose one)
I learned so much about...
I wish we spent more time learning about...
My favorite part of ___ was ___ because...
I used what I learned about ___ to...
I used to think, now I know...
I understand why it is important to...

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