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Visualization and Characterization Videos

Constructive Learning | Adaptation Level | Language Arts

Objectives

  • Students will work in groups to create videos on the book Tom Sawyer using elements of visualization and characterization.

    Procedure

    • Students will read Tom Sawyer.
    • Students will write a script including dialogue and action cues based on their understanding of the characters in the book Tom Sawyer.
    • Students will use their visualizations from reading to design costums and choose locations.
    • Students will discuss how their interpretations of the same scene may have differed from other people's interpretations.

    Materials

    • Tom Sawyer
    • Computers with video editing software
    • Celtx
    • Video cameras
    • Tripods
    • Props and costums

    Grade Level: 6-8