Me in a Minute Podcast

Learning Target OR Standards & Connections
  • Ontario Language Curriculum: Media Literacy (3.4, 2.1, 2.3, A2.3, A3.3)
Essential Outcome(s) Level(s)
Students will…

  • create their own podcasts using Soundtrap , write a script for their podcasts and describe themselves and their talents.
Any Grade (can be adapted but I used in Grade 3)
  1. Ask students if they know what a podcast is and share examples of student podcasts.
  2. Give them a graphic organizer to start planning their podcasts
  3. Edit graphic organizers and conference with students and have them write their rough draft.
  4. Students will write their rough drafts. These will be edited in peers and by the students after writer’s workshops to teach students how to edit/review how to edit work.
  5. Students will begin writing their final copies.
  6. Introduce students to Soundtrap. Use the tutorial videos and allows students time to explore.
  7. Students will create their own music for their podcasts or use the loop library.
  8. Students will then record their podcasts and edit work.
  9.  Have students self assess themselves and play podcasts for the class to elicit student feedback.
Extended Learning
  1. Pair up with another class via Skype/Facetime/Google Hangouts to share podcasts
  2. Celebrate by inviting parents to the classroom to listen to podcasts


Lesson Plan Submitted by Vickie Morgado. Vickie is an elementary educator in Ontario, Canada. She has taught multiple grades and worked as a technology coach. Vickie believes in empowering her students to take charge of their learning to create positive change in the world becoming agents of change. She holds a Masters of Education in Curriculum Studies from Brock University and has presented at conferences throughout southern Ontario. She uses technology in her classroom to connect her students with the world. 

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