Digital Storytelling Coal Mining Stories
Task <ul><li>Tell a story. </li></ul><ul><li>Make it interesting. </li></ul><ul><li>Record it. </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrat...
Goals <ul><li>Empathize with coal miner or family member. </li></ul><ul><li>Describe life of coal miners. </li></ul><ul><l...
Digital Story Examples <ul><li>111: Everyday Heroes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is story about the impact of a coal mine’s ...
“ 111: Everyday Heroes” <ul><li>What made this story interesting? </li></ul><ul><li>Was there music? </li></ul>
“ Tears of Change” <ul><li>What feelings do you have when you watch this? </li></ul><ul><li>What feelings do you think the...
“ At What Price” <ul><li>Does this poem fit the pictures? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the reader pause? </li></ul><ul><li>Do th...
Pick a Point of View <ul><li>Miner diary entries </li></ul><ul><li>Trade places with 21 st  Century kid. </li></ul><ul><li...
Begin Planning… <ul><li>Talk with your partner to decide on a topic. </li></ul><ul><li>In Blended Schools, click on the fo...
Claim Your Topic <ul><li>Once you and your partner have decided on a topic: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to the Discussion Boa...
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  1. 1. Digital Storytelling Coal Mining Stories
  2. 2. Task <ul><li>Tell a story. </li></ul><ul><li>Make it interesting. </li></ul><ul><li>Record it. </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrate it. </li></ul><ul><li>Add a soundtrack. </li></ul>You’ll have to write the story before you can record it!
  3. 3. Goals <ul><li>Empathize with coal miner or family member. </li></ul><ul><li>Describe life of coal miners. </li></ul><ul><li>Use technology to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research a topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find digital images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a slideshow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Record audio </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Digital Story Examples <ul><li>111: Everyday Heroes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is story about the impact of a coal mine’s explosion over 20 years ago on Centralia, IL </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tears of Change </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A tragic tale of life changes created by Hurricane Katrina </li></ul></ul><ul><li>At What Price? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An interpretation of Walt Whitman's poem, O Captain, My Captain, making personal meaning of his words. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. “ 111: Everyday Heroes” <ul><li>What made this story interesting? </li></ul><ul><li>Was there music? </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ Tears of Change” <ul><li>What feelings do you have when you watch this? </li></ul><ul><li>What feelings do you think the author has. </li></ul>
  7. 7. “ At What Price” <ul><li>Does this poem fit the pictures? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the reader pause? </li></ul><ul><li>Do the pictures change fast or slow or both? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Pick a Point of View <ul><li>Miner diary entries </li></ul><ul><li>Trade places with 21 st Century kid. </li></ul><ul><li>At end of a miner’s life, looking back. </li></ul><ul><li>News report of a mine disaster. </li></ul><ul><li>Letter to loved ones from trapped miner. </li></ul><ul><li>Poem illustration. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Begin Planning… <ul><li>Talk with your partner to decide on a topic. </li></ul><ul><li>In Blended Schools, click on the folder of the topic you choose. </li></ul><ul><li>Read information about coal mining from your selected point of view. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan your digital story. Talk with your partner about your story’s plot. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Claim Your Topic <ul><li>Once you and your partner have decided on a topic: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to the Discussion Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post a thread describing your selected topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pick one that no others are doing. </li></ul></ul>

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