Rubric for Vocabulary Digital Story


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Rubric for Vocabulary Digital Story

  1. 1. Lesson 6: Vocabulary Digital Story You will be choosing 5 vocabulary words from your content area and creating a Digital Story with them. You may NOT use Power Point (it will not upload to TeacherTube unless you “dump” the slides into PhotoStory) You may use one of the two following programs: PhotoStory (the easiest to learn) or iMovie (Apple). The basic assignment is that you must have 5 “slides” (or 5 page changes) and the words must be defined with in a story or commercial. You choose the words and the story as they relate to your textbook. Think in terms of which part of the text you want to complete your Study Guide (the last assignment for this course). It can be a section or part of the book. The story may be fictional, true, or “borrowed.” (Give credit on the last image.) You may NOT copy a digital story that is on the web currently. 3 9 13 Story – the most Story has less than 3 Story has between 3-5 Story has at least 5 important element words highlighted; some words highlighted; some vocabulary words story elements are story elements missing; highlighted by titles or missing; or is not or is not relevant to text; includes common relevant to target target student audience. story elements*; is student audience. relevant to target student Sounds like it is read audience from a textbook. Scene Story has less than 3 Story has between 3-5 Story has 5 scene or slide changes/slides scene or slide changes. scene or slide changes changes Time frame Less than 1 minute or Between 1:00 and 1:20 between 1:20 and 2+ more than 5 minutes minutes (not to exceed 5 minutes) Unifying theme Theme is Theme of story is Theme of story is clear, vague/unclear; story somewhat clear and engaging, and logical to may be uninteresting or engaging, story is content area not connected to somewhat connected to content area content area Audio component Audio is non-essential Audio is somewhat Your voice is included. to story; audio is necessary to story; Audio is essential to story missing relatively well done and well done, easy to and/or relatively clear hear. Graphics and No graphics and/or Graphics are somewhat Graphics and transitions transitions transitions; not well well-placed and are well placed and designed; they deter insightful; they do not insightful; they do not from story detract from story. detract from story Script Information Script Information page Script Information Page Script Information Page Page is missing is incomplete includes a list of vocabulary words; targeted audience; a complete record of all recorded words listed in order, by slides or scenes; a list of credits Mechanics Two or more 1 or 2 grammatical No grammatical errors grammatical errors or errors story would not “run” TOTALS: 100 *Story elements: plot (with clear beginning, middle, end), character(s), setting (place where the story takes place)
  2. 2. Featured Resources • Digital Storytelling in Clark County Schools • Digital Documentaries • DigiTales – The Art of Telling Digital Stories • Digital Directors Guild • University of Houston - Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling • Adobe Digital Kids Club • David Jake • Scott Firenza • Jason Ohler • Apple iLife • Microsoft – Using Digital Media – Photo Story – Windows Movie Maker Tutorials • Apple iLife – Multimedia Tutorials – iLife How-To Guides • Windows Movie Maker – Digital Directors Guild – Scott Firenza – Atomic Learning
  3. 3. Tutorials • Microsoft Photo Story – David Jakes – Scott Firenza – University of Houston – College of Education – Beginner’s Guide to Photo Story Sound • Audacity • Freeplay Music • Freesound Project • ccMixer Images • Flickr • Pics4Learning • FreePhoto • FreeStockPhotos • Open Photo • Stock Exchange
  4. 4. Other Resources • Center for Digital Storytelling • Digital Stories • Digital Booktalks • The Art of Digital Storytelling • Tech Head Stories • KQED - The Digital Storytelling Initiative • MicroSoft Educators & Multimedia Storytelling • iLife in the Classroom & Short Story Commercials/Book Ads/Student Gallery • Book Talk using iMovie • iLife – Developing the Creative Curriculum • PowerPoint Poems • Digital Storytelling through PowerPoint • Digital Storytelling Finds Its Place in the Classroom • Digital Storytelling • Bookfomercials
  5. 5. Other Resources (cont) • Reading Video Project • iCan • My Hero Short Film Festival Books • DigiTales : The Art of Telling Digital Stories ─ Bernajean Porter • Digital Storytelling: A Creator’s Guide to Interactive Entertainment ─ Carolyn Handler Miller • Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: New Media Pathways to Literacy, Learning, and Creativity ─ Jason Ohler • Teaching with Digital Images: Acquire, Analyze, Create, Communicate ─ Glen L. Bull & Lynn Bell • Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives Creating Community ─ Joe Lambert • Digital Storytelling: In and Out of the Classroom ─ Kay Teehan • Digital Storytelling: Creating an eStory ─ Dusti D. Howell & Deanne K. Howell • Digital Storytelling with iMovie ─ Mark Standley & Skip Via