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Animated Cartoons

Create an animated iMovie out of pictures created in art class.


  • Students use viewing strategies effectively.
  • Students understand the power of language.
  • Students understand and apply media, techniques and processes.
  • Students create and communicate a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas using knowledge of structures and functions of visual arts.


  • Have students draw ten frames for a cartoon.
  • Use a digital camera to take picture of cartoon frames.
  • Import pictures into computer and then into iMovie.
  • Create animated iMovie of cartoon frames adding transitions and audio.

Sunshine State Standards

  • LA.C. 2.2.1
  • LA.D.2.2.5
  • VA.A.1.2.1
  • VA.B.1.2.4

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.
  • Use technology resources (e.g., calculators, data collection probes, videos, educational software) for problem solving, self-directed learning, and extended learning activities.
  • Determine which technology is useful and select the appropriate tool(s) and technology resources to address a variety of tasks and problems.


  • iMovie
  • Digital Camera
  • Draw program


  • Students add text to the animated cartoons.
  • Students could use a scanner to import drawings into iMovie.
  • Students could put the videos on a web site.

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