Video trailers for books | Jon Biddle

We’ve had a lot of fun in class this week creating video trailers for a few of our favourite books. It’s an exciting way to get the children to collaborate and produce some ICT work based around reading. Because the amount of text that can be used is limited, it’s important for them to select their words carefully and plan how to ‘hook’ the viewer, as well as think about what type of atmosphere they want to create.

Below is the video that we produced for the new book by Gareth P. Jones, The Thornthwaite Inheritance. The text and dialogue in the clip was based on the blurb of the book and on…

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