Get Started with ePocket Chart
Before you start checklist and more!
- Get started with the ePocket Chart Help topic for an introduction to the tool and its different work views.
- See Access ePocket Chart for more information about accessing the ePocket Chart tool.
- You have to select a Work View and determine the number of Elkonin boxes or Pocket chart rows you need on the Welcome page. See Choose your work view or Choose your Elkonin boxes work view for more information.
- The ePocket Chart tool opens in a separate tabbed page. Simply, select the Close (x) icon next to the name on the tab to go back to the Library when you are done.
The ePocket Chart is a tool for learning how to read and write. It includes images, words, word parts and the ability for you to build your own cards. It allows students to drag and drop cards onto a free space (blank) workmat or with Elkonin boxes or pocket chart rows. The ePocket Chart is an awesome tool that helps you develop your understanding of letters, sounds, reading and writing in the classroom and at home.
Practice your reading and writing by using the mouse and keyboard. No worksheets or pencils needed!
ePocket Chart at a Glance - Free Workspace Work View
ePocket Chart at a Glance - Elkonin Boxes Work View
ePocket Chart at a Glance - Pocket Chart Work View
|ePocket Chart Legend||Description|
|1. Activity navigation bar and arrows||
Use to know which activity is currently displayed and to go to previous and next activities.
|2. Save, Save as, Help and Settings icons||
Use the Work View icons to:
|3. Activities panel arrow||
Use to open and close the Activities panel.
See Add new and customize activities for more information.
See Create My Customizations files for more information.
|4. Previous and Next arrows and Shelf||
Use the Previous and Next arrows to view cards on the shelf that are not visible.
Note: The arrows are dim when all cards are visible on the shelf. The arrows become yellow when all cards are not visible on the shelf.
View cards on the shelf.
Drag and drop cards from the shelf to the free workspace, Elkonin boxes, and Pocket Chart rows.
|5. Toolbar, Expand/Collapse arrow and Trash can icon||
Use the Toolbar to:
Use the Expand/Collapse arrow on the Toolbar tab to expand/collapse the Toolbar options.
Use the Trash can to delete cards from the workspace or shelf.
|6. Elkonin boxes||View and add cards to the Elkonin boxes.|
|7. Pocket Chart rows||View and add cards to the Pocket Chart rows.|
Drag and drop cards