Video trailers - Option 2: Using iPads

Children create a book trailer, writing a storyboard and using their digital devices to take videos and adding transitions between shots, before showing their trailers to the class

Choose your lesson

Lesson 1: Planning a book trailer

Children create a storyboard to plan their book trailers, identifying the key events in their chosen story

Lesson 2: Filming

Children use digital devices to take photos and videos, framing their shots to achieve desired effects

Lesson 3: Editing the trailer

Children import their footage from the previous lesson into the iMovie application on iPad tablets

Lesson 4: Transitions and text

Children learn about different transition styles and add transitions between the different shots in their videos as well as text on screen

Lesson 5: Video reviews

Children evaluate their trailers against agreed class success criteria, articulating what makes a successful book trailer and discussing ideas for sharing book recommendations

Assess your pupils

Assessment quiz and Knowledge catcher. These can be used at the start of the unit to access where pupils are in their learning as well as the end of the unit to assess progress. Go to assessment resources