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1. work effectively in a variety of communications media; [Communications Technology Grade 7]
2. employ common pre-production techniques for video planning; [Communications Technology 2104]
3. use active listening skills to respond to oral language. [Language Arts 2202]
|Handouts-Youth Digital Storytelling Project||File|
This file has all the handouts and worksheets needed for this lesson plan, including a Thought Web, Story Board, Video Project Checklist for Students, Self-Reflection worksheet, Teacher Checklist, Media Consent, and a KWL Chart.
|Equipment: Video-Recording Equipment and Editing Software||Supplies and Equipment|
Students will need recording equipment of their choice, depending on availability, such as video cameras, iPhones, or tablets.
Also, students will need to become familiar with the corresponding editing software they will need for producing their final video. Here are a few apps for them to explore:
|An Interview with Mary Jane Joe||Link|
|LAND-BASED LEARNING PLAYLIST: Connecting with Land, Language and Culture||Link|
|CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE PLAYLIST: Learning about Indigenous Culture||Link|
|Videos: Youth Digital Storytelling Project with First Light Friendship Centre, St. John's, NL||Link|
First Light, the St. John's Friendship Centre, collaborated with youth to create these videos, sharing stories about what is important to them in their culture. Inuit and Mi'kmaq youth took part in this project.
This lesson plan has been developed with an Indigenous lens that is holistic in nature, a way of being and knowing that acknowledges our relationships with 'all our relations', including plants and animals, other human beings, the water, land, wind, sun, moon, stars, and more - everything seen and unseen. With 'all our relations' in mind, this lesson plan has been developed with a focus on:
|Relationship with the land|
|On-the-land/outdoor learning experiences|
|Language and Culture|
|Intergenerational learning with Elders/Knowledge Holders|
Were Elders or Knowledge Holders involved in the development of this Lesson Plan? Yes
Can Elders or Knowledge Holders be invited to help teach part of this lesson plan? Yes
|Ethics in the classroom: care, truthfulness and trust, respect, integrity|
|Relationship with family, ancestors|
|Different learning styles; attention given to mind, body, and spirit|
|Healthy relationships in school and community|
|Connections with everyday life|
|Participatory and experiential learning activities|
|Healthy relationship with self and identity|
|Personal reflection time (connecting with thoughts and feelings)|
|Estimated Length (hh:mm): 12:30 (includes time for instruction, activities, self-reflection, and assessment, if applicable)|
|Meets curriculum expectations or outcomes for:
Newfoundland and Labrador
Please contact Verlé Harrop for more information.