What I used for my 5th grade students at a previous position: https://sites.google.com/site/pantherbookbytes/poll



Video / Digital Storytelling Resources:

Audacity - free opensource recording software

http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Microsoft Movie Maker

Moviemaker Download for XP / can search Microsoft site for Windows 7 version – http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/updates/moviemaker2.mspx

Animoto - be sure to apply for educator's account

http://animoto.com/education

http://prezi.com/kz_nljn1zdmo/rockinbooktrailers-and-other-reports-with-animoto/?



Copyright Free Music for Background and/or Sound Effects:



Copyright Issue of Using Book Covers:
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/articlescopyright/858594-344/now_hear_this_carrie_on.html.csp


Other examples of student Book Talks/ Book Trailers:
http://www.booktrailersforreaders.com/ - mostly upper elementary students, some by librarian
http://www.wayzata.k12.mn.us/wms/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=464&Itemid=1411 - done by 8th graders