This might be too scary for very young children, but if you feel comfortable showing this to your older students, you might use this very simplistic method of explaining in one of your lessons:
- Have your students create a similar video on a topic they are currently learning or a book they are reading (they can retell the story or explain a particular portion).
- Discuss the importance of creating a timeline and script. In my discussions with Lee LeFever, from Common Craft, I learned that the script is the most important part to providing effective explanations.
- Put students in small groups to create cutouts of their stories, practice their scripts and then film them from above.
L.7.3a. Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy
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