Students as Filmmakers

Grade:  5th

Subject:  Language Arts

Topic:  Students as Filmmakers

Description:  After analyzing how words, images, graphics and sounds work together to impact meaning in various forms of media, students will create their own documentary, commercial, newscast, website, etc.

LA TEKS:  5.14A Explain how messages are conveyed in various forms of media are presented differently (e.g., documentaries, online information, televised news); 5.14B Consider the difference in techniques used in media (e.g., commercials, documentaries, news); 5.14C Identify the point of view of media presentations; 5.14D Analyze various digital media venues for levels of formality and informality.

Technology TEKS:  (1) Creativity and Innovation. (A) Create original products using a variety of resources; (2) Communication and Collaboration. (A)  Draft, edit, and publish products in different media individually and collaboratively; (E)  evaluate the product for relevance to the assignment or task; (3) Research and Information Fluency. (B)  collect and organize information from a variety of formats, including text, audio, video, and graphics.

4Cs:  Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking


Device Type:  iPad, Laptop, Chromebook

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