Lesson Plan

Digital StoryTelling

Personal stories shared digitally in the form of videos
Luis A.
Technology coordinator
P.S. 25 Bilingual
Bronx, United States
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies

Students will be able to...

  • organize thoughts using digital tools
  • transfer thought into digital presentations
  • share a personal story with others inside and outside their learning community
Social Studies
cultural understanding
global awareness
Grades 3 – 5
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1 Hook

Google Drive
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Students organize thought into a storyboard using Google Drive. Thought is based on a personal story from their country of origin or their familie's country of origin as students in class are all immigrants.

2 Guided Practice

Free, Free to try, Paid

Teacher models creating and editing a video project using wevideo editing tool. Image insertion, video recording, transitions and text addition are modeled for whole class.

3 Independent Practice

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Students use wevideo editing tool to create their personal story. Teacher supports as necessary, always reinforcing common issues for whole class.

4 Wrap-Up

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Students publish and share final product using wevideo to generate and publish to Google Drive and vimeo.com to share with others.