From story to film in 7th grade media class

In 7th grade media class, students are turning their original stories from Story Bang into animation movie scenes. We use the classic animation technique of stop-motion to bring characters to life. The learning goal is to construct moving images frame by frame, thereby experiencing the complete production process with student-generated content.

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By Miki Ambrozy, Middle School media teacher