Digital Narratives

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Digital Narratives

  1. 1. Digital Narratives Mr McCabe Lead Teacher CORE Charter School IP: August 20, 2009 (Freely use, distribute, & modify)
  2. 2. Defining Digital Narratives : Capturing personal stories using devices which allow for the retelling of events :
  3. 3. Getting to Work... 1. Planning - Fiction or Who has a story Non-Fiction to tell? 2. Story Do you? 3. Characters/Roles Does 4. Interviews someone in your family? 5. Construct Narrative Someone -Remember Plot Line else? -Peer Review before post
  4. 4. Traditional Plot Line Climax Falling Action Main Conflict Rising Action Resolution Exposition
  5. 5. Traditional Plot Line Climax Falling Action Main Conflict Rising Action Resolution Exposition
  6. 6. Traditional Plot Line Climax Falling Action Main Conflict Rising Action Resolution Exposition
  7. 7. Traditional Plot Line Climax Falling Action Main Conflict Rising Action Resolution Exposition
  8. 8. Traditional Plot Line Climax Falling Action Main Conflict Rising Action Resolution Exposition
  9. 9. Traditional Plot Line Climax Falling Action Main Conflict Rising Action Resolution Exposition
  10. 10. Planning What story do you want to tell? Genre: Determine Characters Setting - Time & Place
  11. 11. Devices Flips Phones Cameras Camcorders Software - Suggestions? (Movie Maker, iMovie, cloud based applications) Sites - voicethread, Jaycut (get parent approval), other?
  12. 12. Narrative Genres Memoir What does this commercial make you feel? Interview Commercial - Gatorade & Nike Song - Jay Z, Garth Brooks, Pearl Jam
  13. 13. Memoir A Memoir is an autobiography which focuses on a specifc time period in the author’s life On your sticky note, name at least one memoir
  14. 14. Interview Narrative & Interview Dialog Slant & Angle What story is told by the interview? Why do an interview? Mike Vick & 60 Minutes
  15. 15. Commercial - Gatorade
  16. 16. Commercial - Gatorade
  17. 17. Song "Off He Goes" 1, 2, 1, 2... know a man, his face seems pulled and tense like he's riding on a motorbike in the strongest winds so i approach with tact suggest that he should relax but he's always moving much too fast said he'll see me on the flipside on this trip he's taken for a ride he's been taking too much on there he goes with his perfectly unkept clothes there he goes... he's yet to come back but i've seen his picture it doesn't look the same up on the rack we go way back i wonder about his insides its like his thoughts are too big for his size he's been taken... where, i don't know? off he goes with his perfectly unkept hope and there he goes... and now i rub my eyes, for he has returned seems my preconceptions are what should have been burned for he still smiles... and he's still strong nothing's changed, but the surrounding bullshit that has grown and now he's home and we're laughing like we always did my same old, same old friend until a quarter-to-ten i saw the strain creep in he seems distracted and i know just what is gonna happen next before his first step he's off again
  18. 18. Song "Off He Goes" 1, 2, 1, 2... know a man, his face seems pulled and tense like he's riding on a motorbike in the strongest winds so i approach with tact suggest that he should relax but he's always moving much too fast said he'll see me on the flipside on this trip he's taken for a ride he's been taking too much on there he goes with his perfectly unkept clothes there he goes... he's yet to come back but i've seen his picture it doesn't look the same up on the rack we go way back i wonder about his insides its like his thoughts are too big for his size he's been taken... where, i don't know? off he goes with his perfectly unkept hope and there he goes... and now i rub my eyes, for he has returned seems my preconceptions are what should have been burned for he still smiles... and he's still strong nothing's changed, but the surrounding bullshit that has grown and now he's home and we're laughing like we always did my same old, same old friend until a quarter-to-ten i saw the strain creep in he seems distracted and i know just what is gonna happen next before his first step he's off again
  19. 19. What story do you have to tell? List @least 3 ideas

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