Using Google Drawings with Lincoln Learning

The purpose of this document is to provide students tips to complete a worksheet online using Google Drawings.

Google Drawings

Lincoln Learning Solutions’ early kindergarten through fifth grade core courses integrate a Google Drawings option associated with PDF worksheets. This addition allows students to write or draw on PDF worksheets directly from their computers. All students need to get started is a Google account.

NOTE: Lincoln Learning Solutions’ sixth through twelfth grade courses and elementary electives currently utilize a downloadable Word option instead of Google Drawings.

The below video provides tips for Google Drawings to complete a worksheet online. Click the Play button below to get started. Or, click the below links to go directly to that section within this article:

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Opening Google Drawings

When you encounter a PDF that has the Google Drawings option, click the icon above the PDF to open Google Drawings

NOTE: Google Drawings will not be available for all worksheets. Please read the worksheet instructions and complete the activity accordingly.

Once you select Google Drawings, you will be prompted to Make a copy. This will open an image of the PDF in Google.

TIP: Take a moment and save your file in the correct location. Try saving it within a folder that is shared with your teacher.

1. Add your name to the file name for easier reference.2. Click the folder option to move the file to the correct Google Drive location.

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    Deciding the Best Feature to Use in Google Drawings

    This video illustrates different features in Google Drawings that will help you complete your assignments with ease. Click the Play button to watch the video, or read more information below.

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    If your image contains a dotted rectangle, you can click to begin typing.

    The drawing tools within Google Drawings allow you to create lines, shapes, text, and more.

    Use the line feature for matching.

    Scribble, one of the line options, is a great feature for hands-on creation.

    TIP: If you grab the worksheet image and move it, the undo feature (Ctrl + Z) will be helpful.

    Highlighting in Google Drawings

    This video shows you how to highlight items in Google Drawings. Click the Play button to watch the video.


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    Submitting a Google Drawings File

    When a worksheet needs to be turned in for a grade, a completed Google Drawing worksheet can be submitted to your teacher.  If you save your updated Google Drawings image to your Google folder, you can share your completed work with your teacher by adjusting the Google Folder permissions.

    The Google Drive and Google Docs Information resource is designed to assist you with setting up and sharing folders with your Google account. 

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