My design: talking cat: create own text

TLF ID L8183

Design a talking cat to present at show and tell. Create your cat by selecting from a range of elements such as mood, size and colour. Choose a voice and background picture for your cat. Decide on a name that suits your talking cat. Add a note about your cat. Watch the animation. You can change your design as many times as you like. Evaluate the impact of your design by using icons and adding your opinion.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students combine a range of graphic and audio elements to create a presentation of a talking cat.
  • Students evaluate how changes they make to the elements affect the impact of the presentation.
Educational value
  • Models processes used by designers of digital content to prepare presentations.
  • Simulates a digital environment enabling students to create a presentation.
  • Allows students to explore and manipulate graphic and audio elements such as mood, size, position, colour, expression and voice.
  • Promotes students' skills in evaluating and commenting on the effectiveness of presentations.
  • Includes an option to print the students' presentation.
  • Facilitates modelling and class participation via an interactive whiteboard. For example, strong colours and clear graphics are easily visible in a classroom setting.
Year level

1; 2

Learning area
  • english
Strand
  • English/Literacy
    Concept
    • English/Evaluation
    • English/Language use
    • English/Listening
    • English/Multimedia texts
    • English/Audience
    • English/Critical literacy
    • English/Comprehension
    • English/Texts
    • English/Reviewing
    Skill
    • Knowledge;
    • Comprehension;
    • Application;
    • Analysis
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Experiment;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling
    Learning design
    • Experiential learning;
    • Independent learning;
    • Problem solving;
    • Visual learning

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Script writer
    • Name: Wil Monte
    • Organisation: Millipede Creative Development Pty Ltd
    • Address: Cremorne VIC 3121 Australia
    • URL: http://www.millipede.com.au/
    • Subject matter expert
    • Educational validator
    • Name: Lynda Mathews
    • Address: Mount Barker SA 5251 Australia
    • Technical implementer
    • Name: Wil Monte
    • Organisation: Millipede Creative Development Pty Ltd
    • Address: Cremorne VIC 3121 Australia
    • URL: http://www.millipede.com.au/
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 21 May 2012
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
    Metadata contributors
    • Resource metadata contributed by
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: AUSTRALIA
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)
    Browsers
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • ms-internet explorer - minimum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 11.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 7.0 (MacOS) - maximum version: 7.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • ms-windows - minimum version: 7 - maximum version: 10
    • macos - minimum version: v7.1 - maximum version: OS X 10.10 Yosemite
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. This material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0) licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.