Video Production

Price
415 USD
Options:Complete Program (Materials + Curriculum)
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Lights, Camera, Action!

As the digital age continues to advance, it’s never been easier to learn the art of filmmaking. Developed around tablets and free editing software, Video Production empowers learners with technical skills in filming and video editing while exploring the historical significance of film and the unique elements of storytelling..

From collaborative storyboarding and the rule of thirds to lighting and audio, each scaffolded activity builds upon the previous day, culminating in a final film project that movie makers proudly share at the end of the program. Bring STEM and technological literacy to the silver screen in this extraordinary filmmaking introduction.

Grades: 4-8
Students: Up to 30
Contact Hours: 12+

Subject Targets:

Technology, Art/STEAM, English Language Arts

Reusability and Expansion:

  • Very Few Consumables: This product includes some items that may need to be replaced from time to time. See materials tab for details.
Settings & Tech Requirements

Recommended Settings:

  • Summer Camps
  • Classrooms
  • Before & After-School Programs
  • Homeschools

Tech requirements:

  • One tablet (Android or iPad) per group of students.
Curriculum Topics

Each Activity Includes:

  • Schedule
  • Opening & Closing Discussion
  • Step-By-Step Activity Instructions
  • Topic Background Information & Vocabulary
  • Materials List

Curriculum Topics:

  1. Daily Lesson Titles
  2. Storytelling & Film
  3. Silent Films & Genres
  4. Interviews & Reporting
  5. Documentaries & Composition
  6. Storyboarding
  7. Intro to Filming
  8. Film Framing and Experimentation
  9. Film to Edit & B-Roll
  10. Intro to Editing
  11. Source & Sync Audio Files
  12. Final Edits & Credits
  13. Film Festival
Professional Development

Product Orientation:

  • Half-hour free webinar orientation for purchases of $500+
  • One-hour free webinar orientation for purchases of $1000+
  • Additional training available for purchase
Materials

Complete Program Includes:

Video Production comes with all of the supplies needed for 30 students to complete 12 one-hour activities:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • #2 Pencils (12 Pack): 3
  • Dry Erase Markers: 31
  • Dry Erase Page Pockets: 31
  • Gratnell Tray: 1
  • Index Cards: 100
  • Pencil Sharpeners: 12
  • Sheets of White Paper: 31
  • Access to the Digital Resource Portal

Curriculum Print & Digital Includes:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • Access to the Digital Resource Portal
Standards & Alignment

Habits of Mind:

16 thinking habits developed by Art Costa and Bena Kallick to empower students to succeed in a 21st-century learning environment.

  • Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision
  • Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations
  • Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions
    (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade
    4-8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing
    their own clearly.
  • Creating, Imagining, Innovating
  • Thinking Interdependently
  • Creating, Imagining, Innovating

21st Century Skills:

A set of widely-applicable abilities essential for success in the information age.

  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Information, Media, and Technology Literacy
  • Social and Cross-Cultural Skills
  • Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations
  • Thinking Interdependently
  • Creating, Imagining, Innovating
  • Initiative and Self-Direction
  • Flexibility and Adaptability

© 2019 Battelle for Kids. battelleforkids.org. All Rights Reserved. Battelle for Kids was not involved in the production of this product and does not endorse it.

Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts:

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4-8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.3.A Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.3.B Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.4 Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.5 Add audio recordings and visual displays to presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.6 Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.1.C Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.
  • CSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.3.A Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.3.B Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, and reflection, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.4 Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.5
    Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.6 Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

© Copyright 2010. National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.

About the Author

Dahlton Grover

Dahlton Grover was the previous Curriculum and Content Coordinator for PCS Edventures. Ms. Grover received her B.A. in Global Studies from the University of California,Santa Barbara in 2013. Following her education at UCSB she pursued a 200 hour Yoga Alliance certified yoga teacher training program in San Luis Obispo, CA, after which she returned home to Boise, ID.

Ms. Grover has extensive experience in writing, sales and marketing and her Global Studies background fuels her passion to change the face
of education worldwide. In addition, Ms. Grover was an original PCS Edventures student, as she attended their preschool at a young age and grew up around their curriculum and technology for many years. Because of her experience, Ms. Grover brings a unique student perspective to the production of this curriculum.

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Video Production

Pricing Options:

  • Complete Program (Materials + Curriculum): 415.00 USD
  • Curriculum Print & Digital: 395.00 USD

Recommended Settings:

  • Summer Camps
  • Classrooms
  • Before & After-School Programs
  • Homeschools

Tech requirements:

  • One tablet (Android or iPad) per group of students.

Each Activity Includes:

  • Schedule
  • Opening & Closing Discussion
  • Step-By-Step Activity Instructions
  • Topic Background Information & Vocabulary
  • Materials List

Curriculum Topics:

  1. Daily Lesson Titles
  2. Storytelling & Film
  3. Silent Films & Genres
  4. Interviews & Reporting
  5. Documentaries & Composition
  6. Storyboarding
  7. Intro to Filming
  8. Film Framing and Experimentation
  9. Film to Edit & B-Roll
  10. Intro to Editing
  11. Source & Sync Audio Files
  12. Final Edits & Credits
  13. Film Festival

Product Orientation:

  • Half-hour free webinar orientation for purchases of $500+
  • One-hour free webinar orientation for purchases of $1000+
  • Additional training available for purchase

Complete Program Includes:

Video Production comes with all of the supplies needed for 30 students to complete 12 one-hour activities:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • #2 Pencils (12 Pack): 3
  • Dry Erase Markers: 31
  • Dry Erase Page Pockets: 31
  • Gratnell Tray: 1
  • Index Cards: 100
  • Pencil Sharpeners: 12
  • Sheets of White Paper: 31
  • Access to the Digital Resource Portal

Curriculum Print & Digital Includes:

  • Instructor Guide: 1
  • Printed Student Pages: 30 sets
  • Access to the Digital Resource Portal

Habits of Mind:

16 thinking habits developed by Art Costa and Bena Kallick to empower students to succeed in a 21st-century learning environment.

  • Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision
  • Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations
  • Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions
    (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade
    4-8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing
    their own clearly.
  • Creating, Imagining, Innovating
  • Thinking Interdependently
  • Creating, Imagining, Innovating

21st Century Skills:

A set of widely-applicable abilities essential for success in the information age.

  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Information, Media, and Technology Literacy
  • Social and Cross-Cultural Skills
  • Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations
  • Thinking Interdependently
  • Creating, Imagining, Innovating
  • Initiative and Self-Direction
  • Flexibility and Adaptability

© 2019 Battelle for Kids. battelleforkids.org. All Rights Reserved. Battelle for Kids was not involved in the production of this product and does not endorse it.

Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts:

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4-8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.3.A Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.3.B Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.4 Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.5 Add audio recordings and visual displays to presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4.6 Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.1.C Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.
  • CSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.8.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.3.A Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.3.B Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, and reflection, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.4 Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.5
    Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.6 Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

© Copyright 2010. National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.

Dahlton Grover

Dahlton Grover was the previous Curriculum and Content Coordinator for PCS Edventures. Ms. Grover received her B.A. in Global Studies from the University of California,Santa Barbara in 2013. Following her education at UCSB she pursued a 200 hour Yoga Alliance certified yoga teacher training program in San Luis Obispo, CA, after which she returned home to Boise, ID.

Ms. Grover has extensive experience in writing, sales and marketing and her Global Studies background fuels her passion to change the face
of education worldwide. In addition, Ms. Grover was an original PCS Edventures student, as she attended their preschool at a young age and grew up around their curriculum and technology for many years. Because of her experience, Ms. Grover brings a unique student perspective to the production of this curriculum.

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