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Creating a Movie

Students will learn how to use multimedia tools to create and share a movie.


  • Students will develop skills using technology software and technology equipment.
  • Students will demonstrate skills to develop a movie using Windows Movie Maker.
  • Students will use auditory, visual, and tactile skills in the movie making process.
  • Students will create and present final movie product to class.


  • Students will learn Movie Maker Software features.
  • Students participate in hands on demonstration of integrating transitions, credit, titles, sounds, video effects and importing images into Movie Maker.
  • Divide students into groups to take images in various settings around the school with peers, teachers, and staff for importing into their movie.
  • The students use selected websites to download sounds into movie folder.
  • Students create movie using skills during performance demonstration.
  • Students will edit and view movie during the pre-production stage.
  • Students will save movie and prepare for preview of their movie.

Sunshine State Standards

  • LA.A.2.3.7
  • LA.B.2.3.4
  • L.A.C.1.3.4
  • LA.D. 2.3.4
  • VA.A.1.3.3
  • VA.B.1.3.2

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Apply productivity/multimedia tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, group collaboration, and learning throughout the curriculum.
  • Design, develop, publish, and present products (e.g., Web pages, videotapes) using technology resources that demonstrate and communicate curriculum concepts to audiences inside and outside the classroom.
  • Select and use appropriate tools and technology resources to accomplish a variety of tasks and solve problems.


  • Laptops
  • Windows Movie Maker
  • Digital Camera
  • Activeboard Interactive Whiteboard (optional)

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