email@example.com, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Primary School Education
firstname.lastname@example.org, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Primary School Education
This study was conducted in 4th grade students in Turkish course with action research. The Turkish courses was prepared according Flipped Classrooms Model as activity plans. Developing basic language skills of students with various activities was aimed in the process of action research, in this study, digital story and some games were presented as sample activities.In the digital story activity, the students were asked to listen the second part of a text, then to write their predictions about first part of the text. Besides the students were distributed play doughs. Finally, the researcher asked the students to make some scenes of the text with play dough, take their pictures and record their voice by reading the text aloud. In the end, they were expected to send the pictures and recordings to the researcher by WhatsApp. After gathering the student’s products, the researcher create the digital stories as video format. Because the students are in the medium socio-economic level and some of them cannot make that digital stories due to some inadequacy. Additionally some grammar topics were presented as instructive videos for the students. Then some games were played in the classroom for consolidation of the topics. Finally, it is found out that the students and their parents has positive comments about the activities. In this context, using the Flipped Classrooms Model and some related activities such as digital story and games can contribute developing of both basic language skills and social skills.
Digital storytelling, Flipped Classrooms Model, Games in education, ICT integration, Primary school education.