There are two ways to create an assignment in Legends of Learning:
Creating Assignments via the Assignment Wizard
To begin creating an assignment, click the Create an Assignment button on the Home page.
Then, select the subject for which you would like to access games. Legends of Learning currently has content for Science and Math.
Next, select your Grade Level.
Search or browse the topic for which you want students to play a game. Click into the search bar and type the topic, or scroll through the list to browse all available topics.
Click Next to navigate to the Assignment Builder Page to begin customizing your assignment.
Each topic has several games from which to choose. The game menu will include a list of all the games available for the selected topic. Use the right and left arrows to browse the available games.
The game tiles provide all of the information you need before using the game with your students. Under the game’s name, you’ll see whether the game is an Instructional or Quiz game, approximate playtime, and the average rating for the game.
When you hover over a game tile, you can see the recommended grade levels for the game, as well as a description of the student experience within the game.
You can try out a game for yourself using the purple Try button. You can also click the More Info button to view game reviews and curriculum, including key vocabulary and discussion questions.
If you decide you would like to use this game with your class, use the +Assign button to add it to your assignment. You can also add games to your assignment by clicking and dragging them into the assignment builder.
For teachers with a premium license, you can create an assignment with multiple topics in one assignment. To include additional topics, use the filters and topic drop-down above the game tiles to select a new topic.
A new set of games will appear after you select a new standard. These games can now be added into the assignment.
You can click and drag the activities within your assignment to change the order of activities presented to students.
As you add activities into your assignment, the estimated playtime will update. You can use this estimated playtime to guide your lesson planning with Legends of Learning.
You can also add videos and assessment packs to your assignment by selecting the +Video or +Assessment buttons.
To delete an activity from your assignment, simply click the ‘x’ icon to the top right of the activity.
When you are done adding games, videos, or assessments to your assignment, you can assign it to your students with specific start and end dates. If you choose not to assign to your students, the assignment will automatically be saved as a draft in your Assignments tab.
Creating Assignments via the Search Bar
Another way to create an assignment is by using the search bar.
Click on the search bar at the top of the Home page.
Next, type in a game name, topic, or key vocabulary word in the search bar.
Use any of the filters displayed under the search bar to filter through content by:
Then, click on any of the tiles displayed.
From the game tile, select the + Assign option.
From the drop-down menu that appears, select Add To a New Assignment to begin creating an assignment for your students.