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1 Lesson Plan Lumiere Reel
This lesson demonstrates how to create a Lumiere reel and introduces students to different types of lenses and shots.
2 Lesson Plan Applying Digital Letter and Word Balloons (Comics)
This lesson teaches students how to create and compose word balloons in the “fixed” space that is a comic panel.
3 Lesson Plan Toilet Paper Icebreaker
This lesson is an icebreaker activity that allows students to get to know their classmates better.
4 Lesson Plan Recap of Collage Exploration
In this lesson Students are given the opportunity to reflect on the previous collage activities they have completed (Recycled Materials Robot, etc.) and learn to recreate their own robots in another collage.
5 Library Media Making The Not Quite White Apartment on Irolo: A Conversation with Deanna & Jeanette
A video conversation with lead instructor Deanna and youth artist Jeanette about the process of creating a photo book. Specifically, they discuss the relationship between student and mentor.
6 Teaching Activity Writing Prompt: The House On Mango Street
In this activity, students use this creative writing prompt to write a short story or poem using House On Mango Street as inspiration.
7 Teaching Activity Compositing Exercise
This activity demonstrates how to create composite images using PhotoShop. It also introduces students to the notion of constructing images in photography from their imagination.
8 Teaching Activity Favorites
This activity allows students to develop their storytelling abilities through the use of visual images.
9 Teaching Activity Pitch Your Film
This activity prepares students for a possible class project and allows students to practice idea development and using their imagination.
10 Teaching Activity Robot Re-creation
This activity allows students to look back on the previous exercise the completed, Recycled Materials Robot, and express what they learned. Students use their imagination to develop a story about the robot they have created.
11 Teaching Activity Favorite Scene Remake
This activity allows students to look at their favorite scenes from a movie or TV show and allows them to recreate the scene. Students develop their ideas using storyboards and execute their plans through making a short.
12 Teaching Activity Person, Place, and Thing Freewrite
This activity allows students to write creative stories using limited information as the basis of the story.
13 Teaching Activity Story telling
This is a fun activity combining visual perception and imagination. It can be used to discuss what people project into an image and how people may respond to an image in different ways.
14 Teaching Activity Dinner Table
An exercise in which students create a story about a dinner gone awry and photograph the scene
15 Teaching Resource Eugene talks about storytelling
This is a short video clip on artist-mentor, Eugene Ahn, talking about the central importance of storytelling in making documentary work.
16 Teaching Resource Coachella Syllabus Template
This is a Syllabus Template for Venice Arts' project Picturing Health, which was implemented in eight Southern and Central California communities in 2010-11. It may serve as a useful guide for others implementing similar programs in their communities. Note that it is a one-week, intensive camp model.

 
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