The students had to read the
chapters again and again to find the details they needed for
Each group had to summarize two chapters into 30 - 60 seconds
of video. They had to think hard to decide what scene was most
important to tell the story!
Student groups worked together
make sure all of the movies created a cohesive summary of the book.
The character Little Man was used throughout the scenes so the
students decided that one person would create the clay puppet and
all of the groups would share so that Little Man looked the same in
all of the scenes.
Students brought props from home
to add details to their movies.
a summary narration for each movie and recorded
themselves reading this narration. This was added in the video
As students created their movies
they also wrote "the making of" reports on the process. Read them