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Poetry Podcast

Active Learning | Transformation Level | Language Arts

Objectives

  • Students will write a poem.
  • Students will create a friendship iMovie to go with their poem.
  • Students will illustrate pictures to go with their poem.
  • Students will record their poem as an audio track for their movie.

Procedure

  • Previously, the class created a podcast about different animals.
  • Students will write friendship poems using these animals.
  • Students will create a friendship iMovie with their poem.
  • They will plan their movie using storyboarding.
  • They will identify their tasks ahead of time.
  • They will identify the sources of their research ahead of time.
  • They will illustrate pictures to go with their poem.
  • Students will record their poem as an audio track for their movie.

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Use keyboards and other common input and output devices (including adaptive devices when necessary) efficiently and effectively.
  • Use general purpose productivity tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, remediate skill deficits, and facilitate learning throughout the curriculum.
  • Use technology tools (e.g., multimedia authoring, presentation, Web tools, digital cameras, scanners) for individual and collaborative writing, communication, and publishing activities to create knowledge products for audiences inside and outside the classroom.

Materials

  • Computers
  • Scanner
  • Microphones
  • iMovie

Grade Level: 3-5