Comic Strips for Smart Notebook SoftwareCatherine Ritz• create "comics" using Smart Notebook• develop lesson ideas for com...
Why Comics?Through a comic, students can:- narrate stories- explain complex processes in simple and fun ways- develop tech...
Content-Specific IdeasMath- a comic depiction of a word problemScience- re-tell Newtons discovery of universal gravitation...
SamplesTeacher Sample:French 2, grade 9-10"Create a comic where your character goes to the post office"- what the final pr...
1. La Poste              Voilà le facteur qui va              distribuer le courrier.                                     ...
2. La Poste                                                Merci, monsieur!Il met les lettres dans la boîte aux lettres.  ...
3. La Poste                         nde                      mo                  du           Il ya         ui !        … ...
4. La PosteLe facteur pèse mon colis sur la balance.Ouf ! Il est lourd !                                            8
5. La Poste                                             Merci ! Et au revoir !Il met un timbre sur mon colis et je paie.  ...
Student Sample #1:     Students created a 1st        draft on paper.                              10
Jachete untimbre qui estpour une lettre.                   11
Jenvoie lalettre a monamie Isabellequi est enFrance.                12
Je vais a la posteque jenvoie lecolis.                     13
Le colis aune adressede un nom,un numero,unerue, uncode postal,et une ville.                14
Je donne lecolis auemploye deposte que ilpese avec labalance.               15
Jachete uneenveloppe pour unelettre que jenvoiece soir.                      16
Student Sample #2:                     17
Un jour, Nicolas a entré une nouvelle école qui nétait                       pas tres jolie (Melrose High)Je suis excité p...
b    Bonjour, je     mappelle Betty                                On y va!                  Il avait beaucoup des peurs j...
Bette et Jessie ont pris Nicolas a la cours de Francais, ou ils ont apprendu comment parler Francais, ce qui est difficile...
Mdr....                                                    ?          La fille dont Nicolas était amourse est Bette,      ...
Melrose High                                                    Chez Jessie    Apres lecole, Betty, Jess et Nicolas ont re...
Au revoir            La maison, ou ils ont fait les devoirs, était tres             grande. Nicolas a laime. Apres les dev...
What are comic ideas for your content area?                                              24
Technical How-ToSet a Background:- click on "Gallery" tab- click on "Background and Themes"- choose your background       ...
Technical How-ToInsert Comic "Frame"- click on the "Shapes" button- choose the shape you want- click and insert it on the ...
Technical How-ToInsert Images:1. - search for an image on-line   - copy & paste it into your      presentation2. - search ...
Technical How-ToInsert Speech/Thought Bubbles:1. - click on the "Shapes" button   - scroll right for one speech, one      ...
Technical How-ToInsert Text:- begin typing anywhere on the page- highlight the text to change font,     color, size, etc.-...
Technical How-ToGroup Text & Speech/Thought Bubbles:- size your text and place it in the speech/thought bubble- drag the m...
Technical How-ToRecord Sound:- open the "Sound Recorder" from theprogram menu- use a microphone or the built-inmicrophone ...
Technical How-ToAttach Sound:- select the text or speech/thought bubbleyou want to attach sound to- click on the drop-down...
Technical How-ToAttach Sound Effects from Internet:- find the sound effect from on-line- save to your computer (right-clic...
Your TurnCreate a sample comic you could use next year.1. Set a background.2. Insert comic frames.3. Insert images.4. Inse...
Attachments     Melrose Study 1200 Feb 2011.pdf     Boston Globe     Le Figaro     Adjective­ETRE celebrity review.ppt    ...
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  1. 1. Comic Strips for Smart Notebook SoftwareCatherine Ritz• create "comics" using Smart Notebook• develop lesson ideas for comics within their content areaSmartBoard functions:• shapes• search for & insert images• grouping• record and attach sound• animations 1
  2. 2. Why Comics?Through a comic, students can:- narrate stories- explain complex processes in simple and fun ways- develop technology skills- develop presentational skills- demonstrate oral skills- practice working in small groups or independently- reinforce and recycle content knowledge 2
  3. 3. Content-Specific IdeasMath- a comic depiction of a word problemScience- re-tell Newtons discovery of universal gravitationEnglish- imagine a meeting of two great writersWorld History- what would you ask a historical figure if you met them and what would they answer?Foreign Language- create a character who is going to a café, what would they say?Wellness- a funny story about someone who eats all the bad kinds of food, then the right kinds of foodHome Economics- the amazing egg, an eggs journey through different kinds of cooking 3
  4. 4. SamplesTeacher Sample:French 2, grade 9-10"Create a comic where your character goes to the post office"- what the final product should resemble- quick explanation of technological "how-to" 4
  5. 5. 1. La Poste Voilà le facteur qui va distribuer le courrier. 5
  6. 6. 2. La Poste Merci, monsieur!Il met les lettres dans la boîte aux lettres. 6
  7. 7. 3. La Poste nde mo du Il ya ui ! … urd’h là là t aujo e!Oh e ueu gui ch la q au sf ont gen Les 7
  8. 8. 4. La PosteLe facteur pèse mon colis sur la balance.Ouf ! Il est lourd ! 8
  9. 9. 5. La Poste Merci ! Et au revoir !Il met un timbre sur mon colis et je paie. C’est pas trop cher ! 9
  10. 10. Student Sample #1: Students created a 1st draft on paper. 10
  11. 11. Jachete untimbre qui estpour une lettre. 11
  12. 12. Jenvoie lalettre a monamie Isabellequi est enFrance. 12
  13. 13. Je vais a la posteque jenvoie lecolis. 13
  14. 14. Le colis aune adressede un nom,un numero,unerue, uncode postal,et une ville. 14
  15. 15. Je donne lecolis auemploye deposte que ilpese avec labalance. 15
  16. 16. Jachete uneenveloppe pour unelettre que jenvoiece soir. 16
  17. 17. Student Sample #2: 17
  18. 18. Un jour, Nicolas a entré une nouvelle école qui nétait  pas tres jolie (Melrose High)Je suis excité pour lecole! 18
  19. 19. b Bonjour, je  mappelle Betty On y va! Il avait beaucoup des peurs jusqua il a fait le ? connaisance de Betty et Jessie qui étaient les  meilleurs. 19
  20. 20. Bette et Jessie ont pris Nicolas a la cours de Francais, ou ils ont apprendu comment parler Francais, ce qui est difficile. 20
  21. 21. Mdr.... ? La fille dont Nicolas était amourse est Bette,  qui était le prémier de la classe 21
  22. 22. Melrose High Chez Jessie Apres lecole, Betty, Jess et Nicolas ont rentre chez  Jessie, pres de lequel était Melrose High 22
  23. 23. Au revoir La maison, ou ils ont fait les devoirs, était tres  grande. Nicolas a laime. Apres les devoir il a dit "au  revoir!", ce qui etait dommage. 23
  24. 24. What are comic ideas for your content area? 24
  25. 25. Technical How-ToSet a Background:- click on "Gallery" tab- click on "Background and Themes"- choose your background 25
  26. 26. Technical How-ToInsert Comic "Frame"- click on the "Shapes" button- choose the shape you want- click and insert it on the page 26
  27. 27. Technical How-ToInsert Images:1. - search for an image on-line - copy & paste it into your presentation2. - search for an image in the "Gallery" tab - select the image and place it in your presentation 27
  28. 28. Technical How-ToInsert Speech/Thought Bubbles:1. - click on the "Shapes" button - scroll right for one speech, one thought bubble - click and insert it on the page2. - search for a speech bubble in the "Gallery" tab - select the speech bubble and place it in your presentation 28
  29. 29. Technical How-ToInsert Text:- begin typing anywhere on the page- highlight the text to change font, color, size, etc.- when done, click outside of text box- text can now be moved around the page like an image 29
  30. 30. Technical How-ToGroup Text & Speech/Thought Bubbles:- size your text and place it in the speech/thought bubble- drag the mouse around the text & speech/thought bubble so that both are selected- click "CTRL + G," or select drop-down arrow on either and select "Grouping," "Group"- text & speech/thought bubbles now move together*you will no longer be able to modify text 30
  31. 31. Technical How-ToRecord Sound:- open the "Sound Recorder" from theprogram menu- use a microphone or the built-inmicrophone on your computer to recordyour voice- save file (saves as .wav or .wma, not .mp3)*check compatibility with your version of SBsoftware. If SB only accepts .mp3, check forupdates. 31
  32. 32. Technical How-ToAttach Sound:- select the text or speech/thought bubbleyou want to attach sound to- click on the drop-down arrow and select"Sound"- browse for and select your sound recording- click on "object," then ok- the sound file will be coverted 32
  33. 33. Technical How-ToAttach Sound Effects from Internet:- find the sound effect from on-line- save to your computer (right-click "save link as") and follow same steps to attach sound recordings*Some free on-line sound effect websites: http://www.pacdv.com/sounds/index.html http://www.findsounds.com/ http://www.soundjay.com/ 33
  34. 34. Your TurnCreate a sample comic you could use next year.1. Set a background.2. Insert comic frames.3. Insert images.4. Insert speech/thought bubbles.5. Insert text.6. Group text and speech/thought bubbles.7. Record sound.8. Attach sound recordings.9. Find, save, and attach sound effects from on-line. 34
  35. 35. Attachments Melrose Study 1200 Feb 2011.pdf Boston Globe Le Figaro Adjective­ETRE celebrity review.ppt Bourses___form4506.pdf

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