Last week I ran two workshops on video creation in the classroom. A part of that workshop was a discussion of Common Core standards that can be addressed through video creation projects. I've pulled out some of the standards that I think a video creation project can address. The standards that I chose all came from the Language Arts standards. I would love to hear from mathematics teachers who have ideas about Common Core standards that can be addressed through video creation projects.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas
and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection,
organization, and analysis of content.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events
using effective technique, well-chosen details and well-structured event
Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on
focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources,
assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the
information while avoiding plagiarism.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.1e Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize
ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories as appropriate
to achieving purpose; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics
(e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding
Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions,
concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.2f Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.