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Challenge | 1-2 Weeks

Letter to my middle school self


Overview

Letter to my middle school self

Student Reporting Labs is looking for creative and thought-provoking “video letters” reflecting lessons you’ve learned about MENTAL HEALTH and WELLNESS. Videos should be under 2 minutes.

Go HERE to see step-by-step instructions.

Natural sound

Sounds produced in their actual setting. Natural sound, commonly known as NAT sound, puts the viewer in the place the story was told by enhancing the scene(s) with video containing rich audio such as a musician singing at a train station, a storm approaching, or the sound of a tractor plowing the field.

B-roll

The supplemental footage used to visually support your A-ROLL.

Search: broll.

Earth and Human Activity

Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, and changes in climate have influenced human activity. (NGSS HS-ESS3-1)

Participation and Deliberation

Civics teaches the principles—such as adherence to the social contract, consent of the governed, limited government, legitimate authority, federalism, and separation of powers—that are meant to guide official institutions such as legislatures, courts, and government agencies. (NCSS D2.Civ.7.9-12 - D2.Civ.10.9-12)

Digital Citizenship

Students recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical. (ISTE)

Demonstrate the use of basic tools and equipment used in audio, video and film production.

Creative Communicator

Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats and digital media appropriate to their goals. (ISTE)

Topics

Active Prompts

Journalism

Education

Video Production

Levels

Intermediate

Advanced

Materials

Camera or Mobile Phone

Camera

Mobile Phone

Internet

Estimated Time

1-2 Weeks