ISTE and Common Core Standards:
1. Use digital media to communicate, to support individual learning, and contribute to the learning of others.
1.1. Decide on a story-telling style: documentary, narrative, etc.
1.2. Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas to achieve purpose using text and images.
1.3. Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, or quotations, and images.
1.4. Use appropriate and varied transitions in language and images to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concept using text and images
1.5. Use precise language and precise photography skills to explain the topic.
1.6. Establish and maintain a consistent style and voice.
1.7. Provide a conclusion section that follows from and supports the information presented.
2. Practice legal and ethical digital citizenship
2.1. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports learning.
2.2. Only use original photos and footage taken by you, your group, a member of the class or your teacher.
2.3. Have permission from people in photos and footage to use their images.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of technology concepts and operations
3.1. Plan scenes for the project using correct lighting, camera angles, and distance
3.2. Edit rare footage as needed for the story development.
3.3. Store raw footage so they can be uploaded to the slideshow.

Sample Student Movies


Assignment: (Movie Rubric)
  1. You will work in assigned groups to plan a public service movie message representing Dynamic Learning at ICS to parents. Within the groups you will brainstorm the topic We are Dynamic Learner, then plan a movie.
  2. You will plan and film the movie together. Someone in the group will manage the camera. Others will act in the movie.
  3. Students are already assigned to groups in WeVideo. The raw footage will be uploaded to WeVideo and shared with the other members of the group.
  4. Each of you will edit the raw footage to produce your own final version, e.g. you will each be responsible for creating a final product.
  5. The final version must be 30-90 seconds long.