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Book Trailers for Readers - How to make a book trailer

Book Trailers for Readers - How to make a book trailer
By Teacher Librarian Michelle Harclerode: www.booktrailersforreaders.com - Keep scrolling all the way down for lots of goodies & links to websites. Are you an author?Educational Standards met with digital presentations : Florida SSS ----- Common Core Standards This is the big picture above. Scroll down for a 7 part break down on how to make a book trailer. Background on Book Trailers Book Trailers are an excellent way to communicate the excitement of reading while promoting new or favorite books. Student Made Book Trailers: Hints and Handouts Look at our Student Made Book Trailers to get ideas. What I have learned about making book trailers : Go explore book trailer sites to get inspired. Photo Story 3 Tips : We still use photostory 3 [with Windows 7] windows photo live has replaced photostory 3 Featured Websites to Explore:

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Meet the Real Alice: How the Story of Alice in Wonderland Was Born On July 4, 1862, a young mathematician by the name of Charles Dodgson, better-known as Lewis Carroll (January 27, 1832–January 14, 1898), boarded a boat with a small group, setting out from Oxford to the nearby town of Godstow, where the group was to have tea on the river bank. The party consisted of Carroll, his friend Reverend Robinson Duckworth, and the three little sisters of Carroll’s good friend Harry Liddell — Edith (age 8), Alice (age 10), and Lorina (age 13). Entrusted with entertaining the young ladies, Dodgson fancied a story about a whimsical world full of fantastical characters, and named his protagonist Alice. So taken was Alice Liddell with the story that she asked Dodgson to write it down for her, which he did when he soon sent her a manuscript under the title of Alice’s Adventures Under Ground.

Book Trailer Basics ou thought you had a handle on reaching out to your audience. You’re blogging and social networking, but now there’s another item to add to your to-do list: a book trailer. Book trailers are one more step in the digital evolution of book promotion. And the last thing an author wants is to get stuck in the tar pit of outdated marketing ideas. With the exponential advances in technology, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, but with a few basic tips, you’ll be able to create a book trailer that brings your story to life. Hire a Professional or D.I.Y.?

What Is Readers Theater Readers Theater is an integrated approach for involving students in reading, writing, listening, and speaking activities. It involves children in…. sharing literature, reading aloud, writing scripts, performing with a purpose, and working collaboratively. Readers Theater is readers reading a script adapted from literature, and the audience picturing the action from hearing the script being read aloud. It requires no sets, costumes, props, or memorized lines.

12 Things We Learned This Week What did you learn this week? We learned … …we may be able to geoengineer our weather to help mitigate climate change, and there is an actual debate in climate science, but it’s not the one you think. Behold, the mighty Gulf Stream. It might not be around forever. How has the Gulf Stream impacted American history? Legal Music For Videos Many musicians choose to release their songs under Creative Commons licenses, which give you the legal right to do things like use their music in your videos. What is Creative Commons? Creative Commons is a system that allows you to legally use “some rights reserved” music, movies, images, and other content — all for free. CC offers free copyright licenses that anyone can use to mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry.

Graffiti Wall: Discussing and Responding to Literature Using Graphics Overview Featured Resources From Theory to Practice 10 Classic Victorian Fairy Tales Everyone Should Read The best nineteenth-century British and Irish fairy stories Say ‘fairy tales’ to most people and several names will usually spring to mind: Charles Perrault (who gave us Cinderella, among others, in his Tales of Mother Goose), the Brother Grimm (Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin – though the latter is now thought to be some 4,000 years old), and Hans Christian Andersen (the Snow Queen, the Ugly Duckling). But Victorian Britain gave the world its fair share of classic fairy tales too – but these are often eclipsed by those that originated in mainland Europe. The following classic Victorian fairy tales are taken from the wonderful Oxford World’s Classics anthology, Victorian Fairy Tales (Oxford World’s Classics), edited by Michael Newton. Robert Southey, ‘The Story of the Three Bears’.

Resources for Creating Book Trailers Creating Book Trailers A trailer for The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce. The trailer was created by Jarod Lambert and his son Charles (age 6).

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