Movie Trailer

film

Description

Have students synthesize and highlight their learning by having them produce a movie trailer that punctuates the important concepts of whatever topic they’ve been working on.

Materials

  • Computer or iPad
  • Video camer or camera with video capability
  • Video editing software

Considerations

  • Students will benefit from storyboarding their movie trailer to organize the sequence
  • Talk to students about filming composition, lighting and sound for best results
  • Let students know how long their movie trailer should last
  • Using a software program with template movie trailers makes this an easy task
  • Grouping: Students can work in pairs or small groups of 3-4

Examples

This is an example of students who created a movie trailer for their final novel study project.

Assessments

Use a rubric to assess for learning outcomes.

Resources

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