If you are looking for a way to get your students using technology in new ways but still reviewing the elements of short stories, this project will be perfect for you!
After we finished our short story unit, I wanted a way to challenge my students. Why should I test them over the stories we had already read in class and talked about and went over? The short story project challenges them to read a story that we have not read in class. Most of these stories you can find for free online, so if you are in a 1 to 1 situation (as I am) then this can work out great!
Students are also challenged with working as a team and equally dividing the work, as this is part of the grading rubric. They are also challenged to learn to use a new technology to create the video.
My students had a great time creating their projects, and the final products were very well put together and impressive!