Using iBooks Author for Student Projects

SIS ninth graders are using iBooks Author as a way to track character development, strengths and weaknesses, and actions for William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies.

“I just wanted students to have a place to compile their thinking throughout this novel.  Visuals, written and spoken work, and graphic organizers can all be accessed in one place.” – Dorie MacCormack

View in Mac App Store

Here’s a video of what the kids think about using iBooks Author:

Here’s a first draft of one student’s iBook (iBooks format requires transfer to an iPad or other eReader):

LOTF – Jack Kim (pdf format)

LOTF-Jack Kim (iBooks format)

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