Your video must have the requirement set out by your teacher. For Mr. Egnot and Ms. Thornburg, the video must include historical footage (you can use YouTube to find clips) plus your own footage plus voice overs where you describe the importance of the footage you've chosen)These specific instructions and hacks are from the 7th grade assignment but might help others:
To make your Individuals and Societies documentary, you must have:
WeVideo is a free app on your Chromebook. Today we'll learn how to use it to make a short videoIf you need more information, click tutorials and developer support for WeVideo
Login to Chromebook with your school Google Account
Open the WeVideo app icon or go to the WeVideo url
Sign up or Log In using your Google account (that's the same account you use to log into your Chromebook at school.
Do the tutorial that immediately loads.
Begin filming and editing. For help, use the tutorials at WeVideo Academy, for example this one shows
How To Record Video with Your Webcam
Give yourself time for something to go wrong. Tech is glitchy but persevere and you will be proud of your result.
if you need your video longer than 5 minutes, you'll have to make 2 videos separately: Part 1 and Part 2.
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