CLASS TIME NEEDED: High

SUMMARY

The iMovie app allows for two functions. The Trailer function supports presentational writing skills. The Project function supports presentational writing and speaking skills.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
  • Presentational speaking

PROCEDURES
  • Have photos/recordings preloaded on camera roll/photo library or use iMovie to capture photo/video to use.
  • Choose "New Project" or "New Trailer" to begin.
  • In New Trailer:
    • choose a template and click on "Create"
    • in "Outline", input information
    • in "Storyboard", import photos/videos from camera roll/photo library or record new video or photos.
  • From the iMovie app, share movie to camera roll, YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, CNNiReport, iTunes.
  • In addition, project can be uploaded to various apps from camera roll/photo library. Ex. PortfolioUp, Google Drive, etc.
  • How-to guide

APPLICATIONS
  • Teacher
    • Introduce new unit topics (i.e. Natural disasters, Weather, Toys)

  • Student - Have students:
    • introduce an oral presentation-TRAILER (i.e., natural disasters, musical instruments, plant life)
    • summarize a unit (i.e., butterfly life cycle, ocean life)
    • explain how to do something (i.e., make a recipe, how to dress appropriately for the weather)
    • introduce themselves (i.e,. personal preferences)
    • explain in class activities (i.e., experiments, demonstrations)