Grade 2

Freckle

Empowered Learner

Overview‚Äč

Freckle is a FREE website that provides online learning in math, science, social studies and english language arts. Students take a pretest and then their individualized learning plan begins.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • Be able to login with the classroom code.
  • Be able to begin their adaptive test and begin their journey on Freckle.

Vocabulary

  1. Adaptive practice: Adaptive practice is different instructional strategies for different groups of learners. Students work at their level for success.

Pre-planning

  • The teacher signs up for the free account at Freckle (The website used to be Frontrowed).

  • The teacher registers the class roster and prints out the log in cards.

  • Have the students log into Freckle using the classroom code.

  • Ask students to click on the math adaptive practice.

  • The same process is followed with all content areas provided.

  • Watch the videos on Freckle. 

Note:

  • There also is a paid version of Freckle.
  • As students practice they are rewarded with coins. They use the coins to buy stickers.
  • Science and Social Studies are assigned.
  • Teacher can also print practices.

Accommodations

Steps

  1. The teacher will explain to the students that they are able to use Freckle to practice their math, science, social studies and english language arts facts. 

  2. The Sstudents login to Freckle using the classroom code.

  3. Ask the students to click on the math adaptive practice.

  4. Encourage students to work at their best ability.

  5. Show them the videos. 

Assessment Options

  • Observations
  • Check for understanding
  • Freckle will provide the teacher with data connected to all areas the students have practiced.

ISTE Standards

Empowered Learner 
1a. Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
1b. Students build networks and customize their learning environments in ways that support the learning process.
1c. Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
1d. Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

MITECS: Michigan adopted the "ISTE Standards for Students" called MITECS (Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students) in 2018.

Devices and Resources

Device: PC, Chromebook, Mac, iPad 

Browser: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge, ALL

App
Freckle for iOS

Websites:
Freckle

Freckle Practice

Learn Freckle

Introducing Front Row To Students For The First Time

CONTENT AREA RESOURCES

ELA

  • Common Core connected articles and comprehension assessments.

Math

  • Common core assessments are available for the students. 

Science

  • Assign specific articles connected to current lessons.

Social Studies

  • Assign specific activities connected to current lessons.

CREDITS
This task card was created by Julie Hoehing, Lake Shore Public Schools. April 2018.