Lesson Plan

5th grade story boarding and animation

Students animate
Kate M.
Classroom teacher
Immaculate Conception
Chicago, IL
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
My Subjects Arts

Students will be able to...Plan and create animation with technology.

English Language Arts
Grades 5
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1 Hook

Teacher will ask students what they know about animation. Liken process to writing: it includes prewriting. Share Disney storyboarding video in explaining preparation for animation.

2 Direct instruction

Activity: Investigating

Teach students how to create storyboards.

3 Group practice

Activity: Investigating

Students create  storyboard.


4 Direct instruction

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Teach students how to move from storyboarding to animation on Puppet Pals.

5 Group practice

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Students create animations.

6 Wrap up

Activity: Presenting

students share animations