Analyze the Genre of Book Trailers. In the morning, we looked at examples of book trailers made by library students, high school students and elementary school students. We identified elements including character, conflict, theme/mood, images, illustrations, transitions, music, text on screen and voice over narration. We learned about the power of first-person voice and saw two different book trailers that presented the point of view of the protagonist and the antagonist.
The Process of Creating a Book Trailer. We reviewed a website that helped us recognize the pre-production process of planning a trailer and the production process of sequencing, narrating and editing.
Scroll down to see the videos we created!
Students Create Book Trailers in Six Easy Lessons (NCTE Read/Write/Think)
Here’s a sample book trailer from Jennifer Robinson:
See today’s Popplet— a mind map summarizing our content knowledge and discussion