Michele Cislo
IT Teacher

Creating Spark Videos Using Wordless Picture Books

Lesson Plan Published 2/27/20 Last updated on 3/31/20

After students have learned about storytelling with wordless books, they will read a new wordless book with a partner. They will choose 6-8 pages at the beginning, middle, and end of the story and write their own text. Their text will tell the story that the illustrator is showing with the pictures. Students will work together to write complete sentences with capital letters where needed and the appropriate punctuation. Students will use Spark Video to photograph the selected pages of their book, add text to the photos, and record their voice reading the sentence. The selected pages students choose should tell a story with a beginning, middle, and end.

  • Adobe Spark

    Adobe Spark is an easy-to-use tool that helps you turn your ideas into compelling social graphics, web stories, and animated videos

Age Levels
1+ Week
Custom Standards
CCSS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.6 With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.1.6 Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
ISTE Standards
Students: Creative Communicator, Educators: Collaborator, Educators: Designer

Wordless picture books

iPads with Spark Video app installed

Large lined sticky notes

Permission from authors/ publishers

CC License
Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
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