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Project Formats: The Video

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EL Education

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Topic

  • Project-Based Learning
  • Student Work

Type

Planning Tools

Grade Level

Benefits of This Format

  • Authentic product for speaking and listening standards
  • Format can encompass all learning that occurs during a project, not just the final product
  • Can be shared widely for free
  • Can build video production series in students

Examples from Models of Excellence

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Snakes Are Born This Way (Grade 2)
Conservatory Lab Charter School
Students performed and produced a music video based on a popular song.

What Does It Mean to be Honest? (Grades 1,2)
Lake Bluff Elementary School
A presentation for a schoolwide community circle

Just Like You (Grades 6-8)
Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences
Public Service Announcement (PSA) on bullying

I Can Help (Grade 7)
Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences
PSA on “othering” with specific suggestions on how to help

The Colorado Coralition (Grades 7-10)
Polaris Expeditionary Learning School
Students participated in a coral restoration project. The video shares the impact of their learning.

Safety Gear (Grades 9-12)
High School for the Recording Arts
PSA music video on bike safety and the rules of the road

I Believe in You (Grade 12)
Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School
A motivational speech for incoming 9th grade students (links on page for three additional examples)

Created By

EL Education

Resource Downloads

Topic

  • Project-Based Learning
  • Student Work

Type

Planning Tools

Grade Level

Benefits of This Format

  • Authentic product for speaking and listening standards
  • Format can encompass all learning that occurs during a project, not just the final product
  • Can be shared widely for free
  • Can build video production series in students

Examples from Models of Excellence

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Snakes Are Born This Way (Grade 2)
Conservatory Lab Charter School
Students performed and produced a music video based on a popular song.

What Does It Mean to be Honest? (Grades 1,2)
Lake Bluff Elementary School
A presentation for a schoolwide community circle

Just Like You (Grades 6-8)
Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences
Public Service Announcement (PSA) on bullying

I Can Help (Grade 7)
Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences
PSA on “othering” with specific suggestions on how to help

The Colorado Coralition (Grades 7-10)
Polaris Expeditionary Learning School
Students participated in a coral restoration project. The video shares the impact of their learning.

Safety Gear (Grades 9-12)
High School for the Recording Arts
PSA music video on bike safety and the rules of the road

I Believe in You (Grade 12)
Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School
A motivational speech for incoming 9th grade students (links on page for three additional examples)

Visit Models of Excellence: The Center for High-Quality Student Work to find out more about these projects.Models of Excellence

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