Grade 5 Media Project - Learning Filmmaking Vocabulary by Making Films

Vocabulary of Film

Filmmaking Vocabulary Words
Sample Script
Types of Shots
Types of Angles


The “Grammar” of Television and Film
Digital Video Editing Using Windows Movie Maker
Tech-Ease: Video Tutorials
Tips for Using Movie Maker
Let’s Make Movies: Films (Examples)
Gummy Bears Stop Motion
Post-It Stop Motion (Play withVLC media player)
The Joy of Books Stop Motion (Play withVLC media player)

Ideas for Your Own Movie

Movie Project Planning Sheet

Story Planning

Plot Diagram

Storyboard Writing

Sample Storyboards

Premiering the Masterpiece

Crossword Puzzles

Student Assessment/Reflections

Filmmaking Vocabulary Words With Definitions
Rubric for Filmmaking