As you get more adventurous with your animations, you can add other figures and change colors. They can be used to help students understand concepts or to evaluate student understanding Stykz is a free download that creates stick-figure animations. SWBAT create an animation using line and movement. For differentiated instruction I tend to have the high students help others, make longer animations. Students create a basic animation that tells a story involving sports.
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Teacher will provide examples and explanations for the walk and run cycle in animation.
Remediation students I give them a small group review lesson on the tools. To save your file as a movie. Teacher explains line and movement. Otherwise they will change the frame per second in order snimations slow or speed things up.
We did find that at times Stykz can be glitchy but it is free. Present animation to the class for a critique and stykz animations. SWBAT identify trade terms in animation.
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Continue making new frames to until you have all the moves you want to create your animation. There are some extra tutorials that students can use to learn Stykz software. I also use Quizlet to create flash cards, test, and group game for the students to review trade terms. There is often profanity or extreme violence. To begin creating stykz animations simple Stykz animation, download the program to your computer.
Students create a basic animation that tells a story involving sports. When you are done with your first frame and you have everything where you want it, click New Frame in the frame box. Contact, Down, Passing, Up, repeat Contact This lesson could be easily done with 5th grade elementary students up to 12th grade. Notice that when you make a move, there is a shadow. I tell the students to close and restart. Students will stykz animations assessed based on the attached rubric.
The new frame will open outlined in red. Students work on their animation and do the post production of adding sound in iMovie or Moviemaker. They can be used to help students understand concepts or stykz animations evaluate student understanding Stykz is a free download that creates stick-figure animations.
This is a lesson that can be modified and used from 5th grade up to 12th grade. For differentiated instruction I tend to have the high students help others, make longer animations.
Move your stick figure or a pivot point to make the move you want for your animation. Animations are an important tool to show student comprehension and deeper-thinking.
I have them watch the TED talk video to help the stykz animations. The lesson uses the free software Etykz mac or pc to teach students how to create a basic walk and run cycle animation. Special Education Teacher Page. I did this with 9thth in class.
This is called an “onion-skin”. They need to save often.
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Stykz also offers tutorials and more help under the Support tab and the button on the home page. Free for mac or pc. Teacher demo how to add a stick figure and ad a background.
Students may have a hard time understanding timing and spacing.