Fairy Tales Tutorial
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Fairy Tales TutorialNote: This tutorial requires that you have installed IntelliTalk 3. Authoring featuresnecessary to complete this tutorial are not available when using IntelliTalk 3 Player.Copyright 2003, IntelliTools, Inc.Copyright Notice© 2003, IntelliTools, Inc. All rights reserved. The distribution and sale of this software and manual are authorized forthe original purchaser only. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of federal copyright law. Images that appear inClassroom Suite may not be used in any commercial application without the prior consent of IntelliTools, Inc.Trademarks and AcknowledgmentsIntelliTools (and logo), IntelliKeys, IntelliMathics, IntelliPics, IntelliTalk (and logo), Overlay Maker (and logo),SwitchIt!, and ClickIt! are registered trademarks of IntelliTools, Inc. All other IntelliTools product names and logosare trademarks of IntelliTools, Inc. Other companies’ brand names, product names (including Windows, Macintosh,QuickTime, and Adobe Reader), and logos mentioned herein are registered trademarks, trademarks, or brandnames of their respective holders and are hereby acknowledged.CreditsClassroom Suite was produced through the collaborative efforts of many staff members at IntelliTools, including(alphabetically): Kacey Arnold, Jeremy Bolan, Ann Brundige, Virginia Burt, Ben Cushman, Beth Davis, Erik Eisen,Suzanne Feit, Chris Finley, Linda Finley, Dale Goetsch, Michelle Graham, Sean Hamilton, Paula Irons, Bobbi Keene,Arjan ...

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Fairy Tales Tutorial
Copyright 2003, IntelliTools, Inc.
Note
: This tutorial requires that you have installed
IntelliTalk 3. A
uthoring features
necessary to complete this tutorial are not available when using
IntelliTalk 3 Player
.
Fairy Tales Tutorial
Copyright Notice
© 2003, IntelliTools, Inc. All rights reserved. The distribution and sale of this software and manual are authorized for
the original purchaser only. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of federal copyright law. Images that appear in
Classroom Suite may not be used in any commercial application without the prior consent of IntelliTools, Inc.
Trademarks and Acknowledgments
IntelliTools (and logo), IntelliKeys, IntelliMathics, IntelliPics, IntelliTalk (and logo), Overlay Maker (and logo),
SwitchIt!, and ClickIt! are registered trademarks of IntelliTools, Inc. All other IntelliTools product names and logos
are trademarks of IntelliTools, Inc. Other companies’ brand names, product names (including Windows, Macintosh,
QuickTime, and Adobe Reader), and logos mentioned herein are registered trademarks, trademarks, or brand
names of their respective holders and are hereby acknowledged.
Credits
Classroom Suite
was produced through the collaborative efforts of many staff members at IntelliTools, including
(alphabetically): Kacey Arnold, Jeremy Bolan, Ann Brundige, Virginia Burt, Ben Cushman, Beth Davis, Erik Eisen,
Suzanne Feit, Chris Finley, Linda Finley, Dale Goetsch, Michelle Graham, Sean Hamilton, Paula Irons, Bobbi Keene,
Arjan Khalsa, Patty Kilroy, Jez Lickter, Dave Magliocco, Kathie Maltby, Ed Murphy, Philip Nittenberg, Ann Olsen,
Meida Pang, Aakash Patel, Kathleen Post, Jennifer Ray, Lucinda Ray, Alan Rhody, David Robertshaw, Fred Ross-
Perry, Chris Santeramo, Scott Schafer, Lisa Sheean, Karen Sheehan, Michelle Shelfer, Caroline Van Howe, John Van
Straalen, Byron Wilkes, Mary Ann Zapalac.
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Instant-Activity Kits
Classroom Suite
includes 30 instant-activity kits. Each
kit includes an Activity ready for students to use, a
Template ready for teachers to create additional similar
activities quickly, and a PDF file of this tutorial.
Fairy Tales
The Fairy Tales instant-activity kit includes the Fairy
Tales Goldilocks activity, the Fairy Tales Template, and
a PDF file of this tutorial. You can find these
components by opening the Language Arts Templates
folder and then the Fairy Tales folder in the New area
of
Classroom Suite
.
The Fairy Tales Template enables you to create
sequencing and writing activities based on well known
fairy tales: Three Billy Goats Gruff, Little Red Riding
Hood, Three Little Pigs, and a story of your own
choice. The activities you create can be used as the
focus for a class discussion, as a stimulus for writing
and sequencing, or as a quiz.
In this tutorial, you will start by exploring the Fairy
Tales Goldilocks activity. Later in the tutorial, you will
learn to create customized spelling activities, using the
Fairy Tales Template.
Universal Design
The activities you create using the Fairy Tales
Template and
Classroom Suite
are designed for all
students, including those with physical or cognitive
disabilities.
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Introduction
Create a Folder for Your New
Activities
When you use this template, you will be creating new
activities for your students to use. To organize these
activities, you will want to create your own folder in the
Activities area of
Classroom Suite.
1. At the Navigation Screen, click the Activities
button. Click the New Folder button on the right
side of the screen. A dialog box will ask you to
name the folder. Give it the name of one of your
classes (e.g., Mrs. Smith’s Class).
2. Open the Fairy Tales Template (see page 3).
3. When you complete your work with the template
and click the Finish Activity button, the Save As
Activity dialog appears. Name your new activity,
select the folder in which you want to place your
work, and click OK. Your new activity will now be
available for you to assign to students.
This tutorial requires that you have installed
IntelliTalk 3
. Authoring features necessary to
complete this tutorial are not available when using the
IntelliTalk 3 Player
.
Note
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Part 1: Exploring the Fairy Tales Goldilocks Activity
Students complete sequencing and writing activities
based on
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
. This activity
can be used as the focus for a class discussion, as a
stimulus for writing and sequencing, or as a quiz.
Opening Fairy Tales Goldilocks
1. Sign in to
Classroom Suite
as a Teacher (see
Getting Started in the
Classroom Suite
binder). The
Navigation Screen displays.
2. Click the New button, if it is not already selected.
Open the Language Arts Templates folder.
3. Open the Fairy Tales folder and Fairy Tales
Goldilocks. The Fairy Tales Goldilocks activity
displays.
Exploring Fairy Tales Goldilocks
1. Click the green Directions button. The directions
are read aloud and typed on the screen.
2. Click the yellow Tell Story button. New directions
are read aloud, and a toolbar showing parts of the
story of Goldilocks displays at the left of the page.
3. The page now has 9 numbered answer fields, one
for each story segment at the left. The student’s
task is to sequence the parts of the story of
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
.
4. Click the Once upon a time button. The opening
part of the story appears in the first answer field
and the cursor moves to the next answer field.
5. Repeat step 4, putting the story in sequence.
6. Click the Check Work button to check your
sequencing work.
7. Click the blue Write button. The story elements
toolbar at the left is replaced by word banks
appropriate for writing about Goldilocks. Notice the
comparative words: big, small, hard, soft, hot, cold.
8. Use the word banks to write sentences telling what
Goldilocks said about chairs, beds, and porridge.
9. Close this activity without saving.
You can use this Fairy Tales Goldilocks activity
immediately with students.
In the next part of this tutorial, you will learn to use the
Fairy Tales Template to create additional sequencing
and writing activities about favorite fairy tales.
The Fairy Tales Template enables you to create
language arts activities that are suitable for early
readers and writers. This template includes three
different sets of fairy tale sequences (Little Red Riding
Hood, Three Billy Goats Gruff, and Three Little Pigs),
customizable word banks for writing, and an
opportunity for you to add a story of your own choice
for sequencing and writing.
Opening the Fairy Tales Template
1. From the Navigation Screen, click the New button.
2. Open the Language Arts Templates folder.
3. Open the Fairy Tales folder and choose the Fairy
Tales Template. The Fairy Tales Template displays.
4. See the instructions on page 1 of this tutorial to
learn how to create a special folder to store the new
activities you make with this and other templates in
Classroom Suite
.
5. From the File menu, select Save As Activity. Save
your activity as
Fairy Tales Pigs
. It will now be
saved into the Activities folder.
Selecting a Story
1. The first page of the template displays. It has a
toolbar with authoring instructions at the top.
2. Click one of the story buttons in the toolbar at the
right, for example Three Little Pigs.
3. If you want to change your selection, click the Start
Over item. This will enable you to make another
choice. For this tutorial, after you have looked at
the other choices, click Start Over again and select
Three Little Pigs.
4. A new toolbar displays at the top of the page, with
Tell Story and Write buttons.
5. Correct answers have already been specified for
each of the 9 answer fields for Three Little Pigs, so
you do not need to enter any answers.
Correct answers have also been specified for
Three Billy Goats Gruff and for Little Red Riding
Hood.
In the next part of the tutorial, you will create a custom
word bank for students to write about the story of
Three Little Pigs.
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Part 2: Using the Fairy Tales Template
Note
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Customizing the Word Bank
1. Click the blue Write button at the top of the page.
2. Two blue word bank toolbars display at the left of
the page.
3. Each button says
word
. You will be changing the
text on each button to provide word banks for
students to write about Three Little Pigs.
4. From the Edit menu, select Custom Toolbar and
Buttons. Yellow and blue dialog boxes display
beside the toolbar.
5. Click the top left button (word) to select it.
6. Click the Button Properties button in the blue
Selected Button dialog box.
7. In the Button Name box, change the name of the
button from
word
to
I
. Click OK.
8. Repeat steps 5–7, so that the word buttons say
will,
huff, puff, build, of straw, of sticks, of brick,
blow, your, house, down, a, he
, and other
words of your choice.
9. When you have finished editing the word banks,
click the Done button at the top right of the page to
close the Custom Toolbar and Buttons dialog box.
Because students can create a great variety of
correct sentences, it is not possible to capture
answers or check work. To assess this part of the
activity, have students print their work.
Finishing the Activity
1. Click the purple Finish Activity button.
2. When prompted, replace the previous version of
this activity by clicking the Replace button.
3. Your new activity is automatically saved into the
Activities folder.
4. Close the activity.
Congratulations! You have just created a new Fairy
Tales activity. You can assign this to your students
whenever you are ready.
In the next section of the tutorial, you will create your
own fairy tales activity, if you wish to do so.
Part 2: Using the Fairy Tales Template
Note
5
Creating Your Own Story
You can create your own story sequencing activity.
Select a favorite story your students know well, such as
Hansel and Gretel.
1. Open the Fairy Tales Template (see page 3).
2. From the File menu, select Save As Activity. Save
your new activity as
Fairy Tales Hansel
.
3. Click the New Story button at the bottom of the
right toolbar. Notice that a new set of on-screen
instructions displays at the top of the page.
4.
[Ctrl]+click
the green Directions button at the top
left corner of the page. The Button Properties
dialog box displays.
5. Click the Actions tab. Select the Type Text action
in the actions at the bottom half of the dialog box.
Click the Edit button. Edit the text to include the
name of the story for this activity (e.g., Hansel and
Gretel). Click OK to close this dialog box.
6.
[Ctrl]+click
the yellow Tell Story button and
repeat step 4.
Creating New Story Sequence Segments
1. Click the yellow Tell Story button. You will be
adding a picture and brief sentence to each of the
yellow buttons at the left of the page.
There are two ways to edit each button. You can
use either step 2 or step 3. Then continue at step 4.
2. a.
From the Edit menu, scroll down and
select Custom Toolbars and Buttons.
b.
Click the first button.
c.
In the blue Selected Button dialog box, click
the Button Properties button.
d.
Then follow steps 4–8 below.
OR
3. a.
Hold down the Control key and simultaneously
click one of the yellow buttons in the toolbar at
the left of the page (
[Ctrl]+click
).
b.
The Button Properties dialog displays.
c.
Follow steps 4–8 below.
4. Change the button name to whatever brief
sentence you want students to sequence. (30
characters are all that will fit on the button.)
5. Click the Insert Picture From Library button.
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6. When the Picture Library dialog box displays, use
the Category drop down list to select a picture that
will support the story segment you have chosen.
7. Click Insert when you have selected a picture.
Then click OK.
8. Change each other yellow button on the toolbar
using steps 2–7.
9. When you have finished creating all the buttons,
you will want to make sure they appear out of
sequence on the page. From the Edit menu, select
Custom Toolbars and Buttons. Select the button
you wish to move. Hold down the Shift key and
drag the button up or down on the toolbar to
change the order. Repeat for other buttons.
10. Click the Done button to close the Custom
Toolbars and Buttons dialog box.
Capturing Answers for Story Sequence
In this section of the tutorial, you will add answers to
the answer fields in the correct story sequence.
1. Place the new story elements you have just created
in the answer blanks, in the order that you want
students to retell the story.
2. Once you have entered all the segments, click the
Capture Answers button.
3. Click OK and Yes in the two dialog boxes that
display.
4. To verify that your new answers have been
correctly captured,
[Ctrl]+click
an answer field.
The Properties of Answer Field dialog box
displays, showing the answer you specified.
Customizing the Word Bank
1. Click the blue Write button at the top of the page.
2. Follow steps 2–9 on page 4 to provide appropriate
words in the word banks for your new story.
Finishing the Activity
1. Click the purple Finish Activity button.
2. When prompted, replace the previous version of
this activity by clicking the Replace button.
3. Your new activity is automatically saved into the
Activities folder. Close the activity
Congratulations! You have just created a customized
Fairy Tales activity. You can assign this to your
students whenever you are ready.
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Part 3: Customizing the Fairy Tales Template