Google Slides Universal Icon Rebus Story: Digital Cut & Paste Activity


Total Pages: 49
File Size: 1 MB


This activity for Google Slides is perfect for the computer lab, technology lab or for any teacher integrating Chromebooks, iPads, and other digital devices in the classroom! Teach students the meanings of 30 universal app and device icons with this engaging cut & paste original rebus story. This activity is entirely digital.

Teaching universal icons allows students to build their technology fluency and makes using technology more efficient and effective in your classroom!

Several versions and lesson suggestions allow this activity to be used in multiple grade levels and with a range of abilities. Also includes extension activities for students to complete the story and construct their own icon rebus sentences to further integrate this activity into a writing and/or reading block

Activity includes:
★ 11 page original rebus story in 3 versions
-Version 1 includes hints for the icon to use
-Version 2 includes NO hints
-Version 3 (answer key) has the icon…students can try to figure out what the icon means
★ 30 Clickable icons for students to cut and paste digitally in Google Slides to complete the story.
★ Icon Definitions
★ Quiz to use before or after the activity to assess
★ Slides for students to create their own rebus sentences
★ Extension prompt for students to finish the story
★ PDF includes link to Google Slideshow and directions for downloading and using with Google Classroom.


Unplugged / Print Version of this Activity is Available HERE


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