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Why Use StoryboardThat?

- An alternative to Google Slides.
- Easy registration.
- Create a link to view, share, or post in Classroom or Schoology
- Different formats engage viewers.
- Creative outlet for students that doesn't require artistic ability.
- Saves on their server so there's no file to save, no conversion problems.
- Includes foreign language characters.

Subject Guide

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Jennifer Jourdain
Contact:
Montachusett Regional Voc Tech School
1050 Westminster Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
jourdain-jennifer@montytech.net
(978) 345-9200 x5125
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Standard Online Presentation Rubric

Anyone at Monty Tech can view, file, and make a copy of this generic ONLINE PRESENTATION RUBRIC.  It suits most needs for all presentation material.

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StoryboardThat Directions

StoryboardThat enables you to create storyboards, comics, and graphic organizers with its award-winning, browser-based Storyboard Creator. They offer a customizable art library that features drag and drop characters, scenes, and props and users can select from many different layouts.

Step One: Register.  Go to StoryboardThat and click on Login.  Then click on Register. Click in the box that states "I have read..." and click on the red Google button.

Step Two: Get Started. Click on Create a Storyboard.  Choose your Layout (title and description) and Add Cells if desired (up to 3X2). 

Step Three: Use the Editor:The default editor is for Scenes.  Drag and drop backgrounds. You can Edit Scene to alter it.  Then pick your characters (resize or change outfit). You can search for items and add them. Then click on Textables to add thought or speech bubbles.

Step Four: Save and Share. Click on Save and enter a title for your Storyboard. Save often. Note:  Autosave is ONLY for paid accounts.  If you close the window before you save it, it will disappear.  You can create two Storyboards per week with the free account.  To work on it later, click on My Storyboards.  To get a link to post to Classroom or Schoology, click on View Details at the bottom of the StoryBoard.  This is the link to copy and paste.  You can also show it as a slide show, embed into other sites, download, or print it.

You can embed these!

Vocational Teachers

For Vocational Teachers: Use StoryboardThat to address Vocational Frameworks for Strand 4.
Lesson Plan Ideas:

  1. Illustrate scenarios in their trade with graphics and text..
  2. Present content in a comic strip format such as a process or procedure (safety, workplace conflict resolution).
  3. Review a professional journal article and develop an animated lecture about the content using comics.
  4. Predict the future of the trade or the history of the trade

Academic Teachers

Lesson Plan ideas:

English:

  1. Recreate a scene or create an "extra chapter" of a book or play.
  2. Conduct a character analysis.
  3. Describe a literary device or scene.

Social Studies:

  1. Create a presentation to explore one time period of history (wars, social issues, etc.)
  2. Describe a world religion or government
  3. Examine human or civil rights
  4. Explain cause and effect

Science:

  1. Describe a science experiment
  2. Present a scientific process or animal 
  3. Explain cause and effect

Foreign Language:

  1. Explore a culture or country
  2. Display different scenarios in another language

Math:

  1. Explain a mathematical process
  2. Present how math relates to every day life