Create two
GoAnimate
Cartoons
An Excel Project
Options
• Make a 2-minute cartoon – GoAnimate’s limit
• You can make a two-part cartoon – 4 minutes
Options
• Work alone or with a partner.
• With a partner, create a two-part series using
the same characters and same stor...
What is a story?
• In a short story something must happen that
changes a person.
• Screenplays require
– Characters
– Sett...
Parameters – 7 Steps
1. Storyline –
Two characters are faced with a problem…
They must travel to a third character who wil...
Parameters – 7 Steps
1. Three characters minimum
1. Characters speak; move; show emotions
2. Two backgrounds minimum – mor...
Sample Story Lines
• Two boys who can’t get dates for the school
dance seek the advice of a magical wizard.
• A guitar pla...
Parameters
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Go animate project

  1. 1. Create two GoAnimate Cartoons An Excel Project
  2. 2. Options • Make a 2-minute cartoon – GoAnimate’s limit • You can make a two-part cartoon – 4 minutes
  3. 3. Options • Work alone or with a partner. • With a partner, create a two-part series using the same characters and same storyline. • If three work together, create a three-part story.
  4. 4. What is a story? • In a short story something must happen that changes a person. • Screenplays require – Characters – Setting – Conflict – Plot – Setting – Soundtrack – Camera angles
  5. 5. Parameters – 7 Steps 1. Storyline – Two characters are faced with a problem… They must travel to a third character who will help solve the problem. 2. Somewhere, someone must say, “That will make grandma get up and dance.” 3. An animal appears somewhere in the film Content will be non-violent and age-appropriate; obnoxious is OK; strive to be creative most of all.
  6. 6. Parameters – 7 Steps 1. Three characters minimum 1. Characters speak; move; show emotions 2. Two backgrounds minimum – more is better 3. Title, To Be Continued… and End slides required 4. Background music required 5. Film will run a minimum of 1 minute 30 seconds Content will be non-violent and age-appropriate; obnoxious is OK; strive to be creative most of all.
  7. 7. Sample Story Lines • Two boys who can’t get dates for the school dance seek the advice of a magical wizard. • A guitar player and a drummer go in search of a lead singer. • Two adventurers must seek the beast from the cave and retrieve his toenail, but they need help. • A loaf of bread and a jar of peanut butter do not know how to make a sandwich, so they travel to the Land of Jelly to speak with the king. • A student cannot find his pencil.
  8. 8. Parameters

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