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Student Response System (SRS) Activity

Name:Ashley Asbell
Grade Level: First Grade
Content Area: Social Studies
Standards Addressed: SS1G2 The student will identify and locate his/her city,
county, state, nation, and continent on a simple map or a globe.
Student Response Technology Used:
Other: type here
Technology that Students will use to respond to questions/prompts:
Hand-held student response system (such as i-Respond)
Tablet (such as iPad)
Other wireless device (such as iPod
Describe the instructional activities that will occur prior to the SRS
Activity and how you will introduce the SRS Activity: Students will be asked
to talk about where they live and the teacher will go through each place showing
them on a map. Students will create a graphic organizer by cutting out pictures of
each place and gluing them to the corresponding label to be kept in their journals.
Describe the purpose of the SRS activity (Check all that apply)
Assess Prior Knowledge
Anticipatory Set (Create Interest in a Topic)
Illuminate Common Misconceptions
Formative Assessment of Content
Knowledge (for purposes of differentiation and mastery for ALL students!)
Summative Assessment of Content Knowledge
Test Preparation
Discussion Starter
Homework Collection
Additional explanation of purpose (optional): type here
Type of session:



Identification of students:
Students will log-in so their individual scores will be available to you after the
SRS Activity will be anonymous
Briefly describe what will happen during the SRS Activity (For example:
What will students do? What will teacher do? What materials are needed? How
long will the SRS activity take?):
Students will use the flashcards and other Quizlet games to test their knowledge
on their city, county, state, nation, etc. during free time and for homework.
Blooms Level of Critical Thinking Required (check all that apply). See






Types of Questions/Prompts (Check all that Apply):
Multiple Select
Short Open-ended
response or fill-in-blank
Longer open-ended response
Provide samples of questions/prompts to be given to students:
The students will match the picture to the correct place. They will unscramble the
name of the city, state, nation they live in. There will also be flashcards to test
their knowledge on each place.
Right/Wrong Answers: Will there be right/wrong answers to these questions? :
Mixed (Some will have correct answers, others will not.)
Immediate Corrective Feedback:
Will you pre-select correct answers to some or all of the questions and display the
correct response to the class after the SRS activity?
Why or why not? The students need immediate feedback for this activity because
if they do not have it then they will learn something important incorrectly.
Use of Data: What data will be collected as a result of this activity. How will it be
used and by whom? (For example: Will information collected from this activity be
used to award a grade? Will the individual information collected be shared with
students and/or parents to help them monitor individual progress? Will you
discuss the aggregate, anonymous data with the whole class to help them learn?
Will you use data to differentiate instruction for students? If so, describe how. )
The students will be given a grade from their quiz assessing if they learned the
material. The chart that is created will be photographed and then placed on the
classroom blog for friends and family to see as well as posted in our room for
Describe what will occur after the SRS activity: After students have
mastered the information, as a class we will create a chart with each of the places
and the students will have a quiz at the end of the week to test their knowledge.
Describe your personal learning goal for this activity. (For example: What
are you trying that you have not tried before? What do you hope to learn from
this activity? How do you hope it will help students learn? You must design
something that will help you learn something new! Honor System!) I hope that
my students will learn more about where they live and that they will learn how to
use Quizlet so that they can utilize it throughout their time in school.
Other comments about your SRS Activity (optional): type here