On Friday the students in 606 welcomed Gary back.
We went over the requirements for the assignment (see below) and let them practice on iMovie. After a few technical difficulties mainly dealing with the location settings on iPads, the students got their feet wet with the iMovie app.
Columbia College TE@M Project CCSSW3.b.d, 6
Putting it all Together
Objective: Create a visual representation of your written memoir that shows your understanding of elements of high quality narrative writing including: pacing and transitions, dialogue and narration, vivid description, mood, thoughts and feelings, and a clear sequence of events.
Your final iMovie product must clearly include all of the following:
-Establish a setting at the beginning of your iMovie show the time period and place of the story.
-Images of the characters.
-Symbols for the main characters
-Quotes or sayings that the main characters use or that show their personality as related to the memoir
The importance of each character to this memoir must be clear 20 pts
Your iMovie must follow a logical sequence of events showing what happened and include proper pacing and be free of gaps.
Use the timeline you created as a story board to help with the flow of the iMovie.
Thoughts and Feelings
As is your written memoir, your thoughts, feelings and reactions to events should be included throughout the piece. 10 pts
In your written memoir, you were required to express the significance of this event.
In your iMovie show why this was an important event or time period in your life. It must be evident how this changed you or impacted your life or relationships with the characters. 20 pts
Edit the images of your settings or the action where appropriate to clearly express the mood of the characters or story at that time. There need to be two clear scenes where mood is evident. 10 pts
Sound and narration – you must include narration, dialogue or music where appropriate throughout the iMovie. (This is part of final editing) 10 pts