Digital Storytelling – Grade 6

Digital storytelling is a powerful form of personal narrative and memoir and one of my all-time favorite forms of multimedia. Students practiced composing personal narratives in their Humanities 6 class, and in Media Lab, they transformed their narratives into digital slices of life.  Paramount to impactful digital storytelling is moving through the creative process, starting with examining others’ digital stories and then brainstorming and storyboarding ideas.  Loads of media literacy skills are embedded in this project.  After all, students cannot be savvy consumers of media if they do not understand how media is created.

Media Literacy Skills integrated into this project:

Here are some of the students’ stories: