Silent Movies

Silent Movies

Teacher(s) Name: Ms. Goodan, Mrs. Letson

School: Twin Hickory ES

Grade Level(s): Grade 2

Content Area(s): Language Arts

Lesson Summary

Students created silent movies based on stories that they wrote and illustrated. These were then transferred to a Google Slide Show and their drawings were scanned and changed to black and white. Finally, using Animoto the movies were assembled.

TIPC Ratings

Research & Information Fluency

Rating:Not Observed – Explanation: Research was not part of this lesson.

Communication & Collaboration

Rating: Approaching – Explanation: Establish group norms, form teams, and organize roles to address an authentic task. Use appropriate digital tools to facilitate collaboration.

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Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

Rating: Approaching – Explanation: As the students worked in groups to create their stories, they generated and responded to purposeful questions. Students also had to justify their decision-making and/or problem-solving practices to other group members

Creativity & Innovation

Rating: Ideal – Explanation: The teachers facilitated and formatively assessed this authentic tasks where students were engaged in meaningful questioning, critical thinking and problem solving.

Student Artifact

 Blazer Theater

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