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Comic Life www.plasq.com www.plasq.com By Joel Solomon Instructional Technology Coach Cherry Creek Schools Watch students ENJOY writing! Make learning FUN!!
Agenda Introduction/PowerPoint presentation Overview of ComicLife Get to know your workspace Insert pictures (iPhoto, Capture, Finder) Create a Comic Add captions, speech bubbles, and titles Save + Export your masterpiece!
Writing Standards Standard 2:Students write and speak for a variety of purposes and audiences. –2a. Generate topics and develop ideas for a variety of purposes (plays, storytelling, newsletters, writing a letter, book reports, and introducing a speaker) –2b.Organize writing using logical arrangement of ideas. –2c. Select and use clear and concise vocabulary.
Overview of Comic Life Intro to the Workspace –Page Templates –Caption and Speech Boxes –Details and Styles –Image Libraries –Exporting
Overview of Comic Life Step ONE: –Select a page template –Drag into comic
Overview of Comic Life Step TWO: –Customize your comic with STYLES –Lock boxes so they don’t move
Overview of Comic Life Step THREE: –Add captions and speech bubbles –Give them some “style”
Overview of Comic Life Step FOUR: –Add images and make your comic!
Overview of Comic Life Step FIVE: –EXPORT your finished comic
Overview of Comic Life Online Resources for Images –http://www.pics4learning.com/http://www.pics4learning.com/ –http://yotophoto.com/http://yotophoto.com/ –http://www.zoo-m.com/flickr- storm/http://del.icio.us/mole555/digital_images (my del.icio.us page for images)http://www.zoo-m.com/flickr- stormhttp://del.icio.us/mole555/digital_images