My 8th graders are beginning a research project. It is an assignment that the Social Studies department took over to help the ELA department at my school with their Non Fiction Writing module. We are using traditional research skills and following MLA format to write a paper on one of the causes of the American Revolution. I wanted to use some sort of video or powerpoint to introduce using notecards, so naturally I began trolling the internet for some inspiration. I stumbled upon the Powtoon site and the rest is as they HISTORY!
Remember before you watch this video... It is my first attempt at a Powtoon. I will be providing anchor charts and I will be modeling note taking skills with my little historians in class, and THIS IS MY FIRST ATTEMPT AT A POWTOON. I am not yelling. I am showing excitement! ;)
So here it is: