Bring poetry to life by using a ‘green screen’

I recently did a lesson in my school’s STEAM centre.  It went really well, so I thought I’d share.  And don’t worry, you don’t need any specialist equipment!

In the prior lesson, the children had rehearsed poems and learnt them off by heart. They went into the ‘green screen’ room and performed their poems.

You no longer have to be a Hollywood film director to make film with  special effects!  

Yr6 students working in our Da Vinci Centre made use of the green screen room to film their WWII performance poetry #BeAmbitious @edtechneil pic.twitter.com/PuTTd5Nt0C

— BISS Puxi (@BISSPuxi) September 7, 2017

Here’s a quick guide on how to set this up:

Below is an example of what the children achieved:

Great fun using green screen technology to support WWII studies with performance poetry in Yr6 @edtechneil #BeAmbitious pic.twitter.com/4wR8dlUtnz

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