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What is my school e-mail address???

Your school e-mail address is your username@bluevalleyk12.net.
Your password is the same password you use to log onto the computers at school.

What is Animoto?

Animoto is a web application that produces videos from photos, video clips, and music.

What are we doing?

Animoto Storyboard Book Talk Project

Project description:  You will be making an Animoto movie about the book you have read.  You will focus on the components outlined below in order to tell about your book.  Your movie will have seventeen slides total and each slide will contain either a fact or an image pertaining to your book topic.  Make sure you include all of the required information, to cite evidence from your book, and to incorporate proper conventions.  Have fun!

*At least two of your slides must contain textual evidence with page numbers

Fiction/Historical Fiction/Fantasy/Mystery

Slide one:  Title and author of your book

Conflict (two slides; one for a fact and one for an image)

Setting (two slides; one for a fact and one for an image)

Character 1 (two slides; one for a fact and one for an image)

Quote from Character 1 (cite a quote spoken by the character that shows his/her personality)

Character 2 (two slides; one for a fact and one for an image)

Character 2 (cite a quote spoken by the character that shows his/her personality)

Climax (two slides; one for a fact and one for an image)

Resolution (two slides; one for a fact and one for an image)

Theme (two slides; one for a fact and one for an image; you must cite textual evidence here)

One new thing you learned about life that changes the way you look at things (one slide; fact)

Slide seventeen:  Credits

Nonfiction/Biography

Slide one:  title and author of your book

Introduction to topic/person (two slides; one for a definition/explanation and one for an image)

Setting (two slides; one for a fact and one for an image)

Other Important People in the Book 1 (two slides; one for TEXTUAL EVIDENCE and one for an image)

Other Important People in the Book 2 (two slides; one for TEXTUAL EVIDENCE and one for an image)

Four most important things students should know about this topic/person (four sides; all four for facts)

 Why this topic/person is Significant to the World Today/how it has changed or affected our current world (two slides; one for a fact and one for an image)

Your brief critique of the book- what you liked/didn’t like (one slide)

Slide seventeen:  Credits

 

Important Tidbits:

  • Use your school e-mail address when creating your Animoto account.
  • Use only your first name when creating your account.
  • Refer to the library website when you have a question.  Everything you need is located here!