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Procedure Movies

Use a video camera and your students' creativity to practice classroom procedures.


  • Students will practice classroom procedures.
  • Students will use details to describe classroom procedures.


  • In the first days of school, have students use a video camera to record classroom procedures such as getting in line or going to lunch.
  • Have students use iMovie to edit their movies.
  • Discuss how sportscasters use a lot of details to describe what is going on during a game.
  • Have students create an audio track for their movies where they pretend they are sportscasters describing the action in the video.

Sunshine State Standards

  • LA.B.1.2.2
  • LA.D.2.2.3
  • LA.D.2.2.5
  • TH.E.1.2.4
  • VA.B.1.2.1

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Use keyboards and other common input and output devices (including adaptive devices when necessary) efficiently and effectively.
  • Use general purpose productivity tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, remediate skill deficits, and facilitate learning throughout the curriculum.
  • 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.
  • Evaluate the accuracy, relevance, appropriateness, comprehensiveness, and bias of electronic information sources.


  • iMovie
  • Digital Video Camera


  • Students could also videotape other adults around the school and describe their jobs.
  • New students can watch these videos to get oriented to their new classrooms.

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