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A Day In The Life

Students create a movie or slide show depicting a typical day at school through the eyes of a student.


  • Students will use knowledge and experience to tell about events.
  • Students will use multimedia to tell about events.
  • Students will use effective speaking strategies.


  • Give a student or a group of students a digital camera for the day.
  • Have them take pictures of events and activities throughout the day from a students' perspective.
  • Use the pictures to create a movie or slide show.
  • Add text and voice overs to describe the events.

Sunshine State Standards

  • LA.D.2.2.4
  • TH.A.3.2.2
  • VA.A.1.2.3

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Use input devices (e.g., mouse, keyboard, remote control) and output devices (e.g., monitor, printer) to successfully operate computers, VCRs, audiotapes, and other technologies.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with peers, family members, and others when using technology in the classroom.
  • Use technology tools (e.g., multimedia authoring, presentation, Web tools, digital cameras, scanners) for individual and collaborative writing, communication, and publishing activities to create knowledge products for audiences inside and outside the classroom.


  • Digital Cameras
  • iMovie or Presentation software (AppleWorks slide show, PowerPoint, etc.)


  • Present the movies at the school open house.

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