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1 Bringing Your Student’s Writing Alive MACUL 2011 Mellissa Connin

2 Contact Information Mellissa Connin Jennings Elementary Media Teacher Website: es/classpage.cfm?TID=conninm es/classpage.cfm?TID=conninm es/classpage.cfm?TID=conninm

3 Things you will need Audacity Audacity Windows Moviemaker Windows Moviemaker Internet Access Internet Access CD-R CD-R Podcasting headphones/microphones Podcasting headphones/microphones

4 Student’s Writing MemoriesStoriesPoems Journal entries Core writing assignments

5 Project at a Glance Record writing (save project). Record writing (save project). Select and import music (export as a wav). Select and import music (export as a wav). Scan Pictures. Scan Pictures. Import pictures into moviemaker. Import pictures into moviemaker. Import final audacity file. Import final audacity file. Edit. Edit. Burn to CD. Burn to CD.

6 Step One Recording Practice Practice Have students read their writing to a partner a couple times.Have students read their writing to a partner a couple times. Set a deadline. Set a deadline. Have students listen to each other’s as they finish. Have students listen to each other’s as they finish.

7 Step Two Music Select background music. Select background music. Save music file Save music file Import music file into Audacity project. Import music file into Audacity project. Open project. On the toolbar, go to project, import audio. Browse to drive and select music file.Open project. On the toolbar, go to project, import audio. Browse to drive and select music file.

8 Editing Play the music and reading together. Play the music and reading together. Want to be sure the music doesn’t overpower the voice. Want to be sure the music doesn’t overpower the voice. Adjust the volume on the tracks. Adjust the volume on the tracks. Use the volume selections on the left of each track.Use the volume selections on the left of each track. Export as a wav. Export as a wav. Go to FileGo to File Choose export as a wavChoose export as a wav

9 Step Three Put it all together! Import pieces into moviemaker. Import pieces into moviemaker. Open Windows MoviemakerOpen Windows Moviemaker Under Capture Video, choose import picture. Go to file and select.Under Capture Video, choose import picture. Go to file and select. Under capture video, choose import audio. Browse to wav file and select.Under capture video, choose import audio. Browse to wav file and select. Drag files from collection window down to timeline.Drag files from collection window down to timeline.

10 Final Step Edit and Burn to CD Play the project Play the project May need to adjust music to length of reading. May need to adjust music to length of reading. Go to finish movie and burn to cd. Go to finish movie and burn to cd.

11 Optional Touches Add a Title/Dedication. Add a Title/Dedication. Add Credits. Add Credits. Kid Designed CD covers. Kid Designed CD covers.

12 Additional Ideas Gifts Classroom Happenings Morning Announcements Current themes of study


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