Lesson Plan

Digital Storytelling with iMovie/Padlet

How to create a forum for feedback after creating iMovie projects
Stephanee S.
Program Specialist-Instructional Technology
Fulton County School
Atlanta, GA
Show More
My Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
Objectives

Students will be able to provide evidence of mastery on a varitey of topics through the production of an iMovie. Planning and storyboarding with Educreations will provide an opportunity for interactive checkpoints on student progress. Students will also use a variety of writing skills and strategies to provide peer feedback, critique, and editing on a Padlet wall.

http://www.iste.org/docs/pdfs/20-14_ISTE_Standards-S_PDF.pdf

http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/CCRA/W/1/

Link to using iMovie in accordance with Bloom's Taxonomy: http://www.appsinclass.com/imovie.html

 

**Lesson is content and grade level agnostic**

Subjects
English Language Arts
Math
Science
Social Studies
Grades 3 - 11
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook

iMovie
$4.99

Begin by showing students a trailer created by students to review a concept standard or area of study.  Make sure to highlight the key components: Purpose, mood, theme, audience, etc. 

Examples here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f82BP2mh8gg

http://vimeo.com/61818515

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gd4iiIINZTQ#t=11

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Exploring

Present students with a menu of options on content they can choose to present. This should reflect with content standards and performance indicators from your specific grade level and content. 

3 Guided Practice

Allow students the opportunity to storyboard their content and plan for their iMovie.

Sample storyboards:http://timothyjefferson.com/2012/06/imovie-for-ipad-storyboard-help-sheets-for-trailers/

Educreations How-Tohttp://www.educreations.com/lesson/view/how-to-use-educreations/7416256/: 

4 Independent Practice

iMovie
$4.99

Students CREATE! 

 

5 Wrap-Up

Padlet
Free, Paid

Students post completed iMovie trailer to a padlet wall (created prior to lesson).  They will also be provided with feedback from peers, and teacher.