Lesson 7: Multimedia Presentation Creation

  • Copyright and Creative Commons

    Options for the Movie

    • Students will create a slideshow of images with voice narration that represents their theme, ideas, and turning point thesis, OR
    • Students will create a Movie Trailer that represents their theme, ideas, and turning point thesis.

    What is Creative Commons?

    Acceptable Sources for Images/Video


    iMovie Trailer Descriptions:
    (Consider the Tone and Mood of your topic carefully!!!)

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    Time

    Trailers & Descriptions

    Theme/Mood/Feel

    1

    1:03

    Adrenaline:
    Trailer is a crescendo (actions & events build up to a climax).

    • Anticipation/Suspense
    • Rising Action
    • Extreme Conflict/Struggle
    • Epic Events
    • Dangerous Times

    2

    1:03

    Coming of Age:
    Makes audience feel like things are getting better (e.g., for the peasants).

    • Learning/Growth Stages
    • Situations Improving
    • New Discoveries
    • Hope

    3

    1:02

    Expedition:
    Trailer is a crescendo (i.e., actions & events build up to a climax).

    • Struggle/Conflict
    • Adventure
    • Facing Challenges
    • Danger

    4

    1:34

    Narrative:
    Overall tone is one of change (either positive or negative).

    • Tragedy
    • Struggle
    • Uncertainty
    • Discovery
    • Making Choices

    5

    1:01

    Scary:
    Implies danger. Makes audience feel frantic and at risk.

    • Death/Dying
    • Mystery
    • Oppression
    • Struggle/Conflict
    • Opposing Forces

    6

    1:03

    Swashbuckler:
    Has feel of an exciting adventure… lots of action.

    • Adventure/Discovery
    • Growth/Learning
    • Overcoming Challenges
    • Triumphant
    • Hope
    • Success


    Lesson 7:  iMovie Project
    1. Each group will create an iMovie Project according to the Project Rubric
    2. The group members will select an Essay/Thesis to base their project on
      1. It may be an Essay/Thesis from the group, or a combination of multiple
    3. Each group member will take on a specific role for the project
    4. The Project will be based on an iMovie Movie Trailer template
    5. The group will choose a Movie Trailer Template that best supports the thesis.
    6. The group will fill out a Movie Trailer Storyboard that...
      1. Converts their thesis/essay into a narrative format that fits their chosen template
      2. Identifies the types of photos/video clips/artifacts needed to support/demonstrate each part of the narrative
    7. The group members will perform their roles and create the movie
    8. The trailer will be finalized, and a citations page and group photo will be added
    9. The finished projects will be published.
    10. Movie Project Exemplar