The Context for both PC and Mac days is English- Retelling. The theme is FRACTURED FAIRY TALES

There are some great resources online to tie in with any unit you plan around the theme of Fractured Fairy Tales. Check out the links below for planning and resource help:

1) READ, Write Think planning guide and resources.
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A website with bucket loads of resources and ideas.
This link will take you to an interactive resoucre and planning guides on how you can incorporate it into the classroom.

2)Click me (2)
This link will take you to a whole unit planned out, including all necessary resources

3) Fractured Fairy Tales Study Guide
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As boring as it sounds, and looks, this site has an extensive range of different fractured fairy tales to read and use.

4) FFT Unit of Work
This looks very formal and may even take the fun out of writing...but has some excellent ideas for a more language convention focus.


MOVIE MAKER with Windows
Here are the planning templates we recommend: .............................................................................................



Here is the website for some advanced additions to Movie Maker:
http://rehanfx.org/index.htm .....................................................................


This is a free set of exciting picture in picture transitions.
http://rehanfx.org/pip.htm

You will need to download and extract
them.
From time to time, MOVIE MAKER doesnt read some movie files. This happens in the case of newer hard drive cameras or ones that rely on memory cards and save them as 'mpeg' files.
If you download Any Video Converter, you can convert the files to make them compatible with movie maker.
Click here for a free download link:
http://download.cnet.com/Any-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-10661456.html?tag=mncol

Here are notes on how to use it:
Heres some examples of the fine Fractured Fairy Tales as featured in the practicum:



Heres some of the Port Hills own versions:

MOVIE MAKER DAY:
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Lyttelton Main's Team ...................................................................Chisnallwood's Team.



Bishopdale's Team

*These have been converted into flash video files using ANY VIDEO CONVERTER and uploaded as a movie file*

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