DO “BOOK TRAILERS” ENCOURAGE READING? (LOW B2)

TIRED OF WRITING BOOK REVIEWS FOR CLASS OR ORAL PRESENTATIONS BASED ON BOOKS / READERS? I AM!!!

WHY NOT TRY MAKING A “BOOK TRAILER” AS PART OF A PROJECT FOR CLASS WITH YOUR SECOND BOOK?

“A BOOK TRAILER is like a commercial – you are trying to “sell” this book to someone.” Larry Ferlazzo

Book trailers are now increasingly common and provide an engaging way for students to present an insight into a text. A book trailer is a multimodal interpretation of the themes of the book and the media is produced from scratch. A book trailer uses a mix of images and or moving image, symbols, text, voice over, music and sound to ‘sell’ the book.

CLICK ON THE PICTURE BELOW TO SEE A  COMPREHENSIVE  PREZI PRESENTATION.

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IT´S TOO DEMANDING, I KNOW, BUT I HAVE SOMETHING MUCHMORE SIMPLE IN MIND BY USING IMOVIE OR MOVIEMAKER WHERE THERE ARE TEMPLATES TO USE.imovie-04-535x535

MOVIE MAKER

THIS IS AN EXAMPLE CREATED BY A STUDENT:

5 FREE TOOLS FOR CREATING BOOK TRAILER VIDEOS by RICHARD BYRNE.

  • WHY NOT TRY MAKING A “BOOK TRAILER” AS PART OF A PROJECT FOR CLASS WITH YOUR SECOND BOOK?
  • REMEMBER THAT VOICE, TEXT , IMAGED AND MUSIC CAN BE INCLUDED
  • DO YOU THINK THIS COULD BE A GOOD IDEA?

 

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Posted on December 30, 2015, in GOTTA READ IT and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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