May Learning

8th Grade

Stop Motion Animation PSA (public service announcement)

Pre-Production Rubric

Steps 1-7 are Pre-Production Stages and your participation in each stage combined for total Pre-Production grade.


Step 1: In Teams Research/investigate Claymation and Paper cut out animation production techniques and submit individual Cornell Notes TURN IN - check Google Classroom


Step 2: In Teams Choose and agree on your maker style along with your PSA topic. Topic choices are:

  • Cyberbullying
  • Online Safety
  • Impact of a Technology on Society (good or bad along with possible solutions)


Step 3: With team talk about and complete/share the Strategy (team participation and expectations) TURN IN - COLLABORATIVE DOC - check Google Classroom


Step 4: With team brainstorm story ideas based on chosen topic TURN IN - EACH TEAM MEMBER TO SHARE AND COMPLETE SHEET FOR ONE STORY IDEA - check Google Classroom



Step 5: Determine specifics (sheets in class - PDF in Google Classroom) TURN IN - EACH TEAM MEMBER TO SHARE AND COMPLETE SHEET FOR STORYLINE ELEMENTS - check Google Classroom


  • The Story (Beginning / Middle / End)
  • Characters
  • Setting


Step 6: Storyboard - everyone do your part - think about everything -- characters (clay colors or paper colors), settings, action, props, music, dialog. Plan each still photo setup and additions to add when uploaded to movie making software (iMovie or MovieMaker) TURN IN - EACH TEAM MEMBER TO SHARE AND COMPLETE SHEET FOR DIFFERENT SCENES - check Google Classroom


Step 7: Create set and characters based on storyboard

. This is a maker production, everything is to be created using your maker style choice - clay or paper.
Production Rubric

Your participation in research/harvesting sounds, music, elements and objects needed for filming, filming, and completing PSA using software (iMovie or Movie Maker) is combined for total Production grade.

Follow team created storyboard to guide/film PSA using digital camera - saving images to SD card. Images will be transferred to iMovie or Movie Maker to create the final PSA production.



Elements to include in your finished production using iMovie or Movie Maker:

  • An introduction for your PSA with title
  • Character created by hand clay or paper depending on maker style
  • Action/movement for stop-motion effect
  • Dialog / music
  • Closing with team member names and citations/credit for music etc.
  • Completed movie file turned in through Google Classroom assignment post

Here is your checklist

100
  1. Images taken
  2. Images transferred to iMovie
  3. Movie created to show stop motion animation - movement
  4. Message for PSA is clear
  5. Introduction title with PSA name
  6. Closing credit with team member names and citations/credit for music etc.
  7. Dialog - Narration - Voice Over - OR- text bubbles to tell story
  8. Music
  9. Completed PSA exported as a movie file and turned in through Google Classroom Assignment Link for project
  10. Other additional extra to enhance PSA message ?


90

  1. Images taken
  2. Images transferred to iMovie
  3. Movie created to show stop motion animation - movement
  4. Message for PSA is clear
  5. Introduction title with PSA name
  6. Closing credit with team member names and citations/credit for music etc.
  7. Dialog - Narration - Voice Over - OR- text bubbles to tell story
  8. Music
  9. Completed PSA exported as a movie file and turned in through Google Classroom Assignment Link for project


80

  1. Images taken
  2. Images transferred to iMovie
  3. Movie created to show stop motion animation - movement
  4. Message for PSA is clear
  5. Introduction title with PSA name
  6. Closing credit with team member names and citations/credit for music etc.
  7. Completed PSA exported as a movie file and turned in through Google Classroom Assignment Link for project


70

  1. Images taken
  2. Images transferred to iMovie
  3. Movie created to show stop motion animation - movement
  4. Message for PSA is clear
  5. Completed PSA exported as a movie file and turned in through Google Classroom Assignment Link for project


65 -


  1. Images taken
  2. Images transferred to iMovie
  3. Completed PSA exported as a movie file and turned in through Google Classroom Assignment Link for project



50 - Characters/sets completed - no other work completed


0 - no work completed

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