Item Number: JNR-DRAMA
Technology Integration: Drama, Language Arts, Visual Arts
Technology Skill: Video Production
Program: Microsoft Office, Movie Maker
Digital Storytelling Lesson Plans: Teacher Guide, Printable Student Workbook, Paperless Worksheets, Extension Activities
Handouts and Assessment Tools: TechnoDrama Parent Letter, TechnoDrama Certificate, Summary of Skills Checklist, TechnoDrama Rubric, Storyboard Planner, Video Clips for Editing, Sound Clip Folder
Samples: Boy Blue, Hey Diddle Diddle, Humpty, Jump
Session 1: Introduction to Movie Maker
Edit a video and learn how to use Windows Movie Maker.
Session 2: Introduction to the Camera
Prepare for filming by learning about recording equipment and camera angles.
Session 3: Plan and Organize Ideas
Cooperative learning allows students to storyboard their ideas.
Session 4: Capture Video
Begin filming. Record action sequences for each shot in the story.
Session 5: Edit the Story
Delete frames, add transitions, effects, overlays and narration in Movie Maker.
Session 6: Digital Storytellers
It's a wrap! Complete video production and share it with others.
Optional Digital Storytelling Lesson Plans
- One Picture Tells a Story: Digital story from a picture.
- About Nursery Rhymes: Question the ‘plot’.
- Modernize Nursery Rhymes: Fill in the blanks for fun.
- Happy Ending: Rewrite traditional nursery rhymes.
- Set Design: Explore easy ideas to design backdrops.