Monday, May 23, 2011

Linoit Poetry

The English students composed poems of different varieties.  They used a website called Picfont to put their poems onto photographs.  Then, they used a website called Linoit to display their creations.

Here are a couple examples.

Poetry page one.

Poetry page two.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Musical Animations

I wanted my students to do an activity that would get them to think about the way that music is used to enhance and complement the mood in movies.

I tasked them to create animated sketches that would include a variety of different moods.  The site we used was GoAnimate.  The great thing about GoAnimate is that some of the animation templates include music that is already categorized into various moods.


GoAnimate is fun and relatively easy to use.  The students all enjoyed using this site to create their productions.  Here are a few exemplars to enjoy: