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Curriculum
The Funnies
Grade: 3-12
Required products: MultiMedia Lab V
Materials
  • MultiMedia Lab V
    Overview
    Students create interactive comic strips in MultiMedia Lab V.
    Instructions
    1) Open MultiMedia Lab V. Select "General" and then "800x600 Full Page" template. Click "Create a new application."
    2) To see an example of a multimedia comic strip, open "Snack Time Funnies" and click "Run." Click on the elephant and the frog to see an example of animation.
    3) Students may create a comic strip in their own application by creating a row of rectangles. They may also design a different layout if they wish.
    4) Encourage students to animate some of their objects and add sounds, film, and text. They will find many things in the Gallery, but can also add things from the hard drive or a floppy disk.
    5) Remind students to save their work.
    Printable Worksheets
    Mac users: To download, ctrl-click on the worksheet and choose "save link to disk"
  • Snack Time Funnies
    Downloadable Worksheets
    Mac users: To download, ctrl-click on the worksheet and choose "save link to disk"
  • Snack Time Funnies
  • Snack Time Funnies (download zip)
    Correlation
    Choose your standard:
    McREL Visual Arts Standard 3, Level 3, #1: The student knows how visual, spatial, and temporal concepts integrate with content to communicate intended meaning in one's artworks.

    Visual Arts Standard 3, Level 4, # 2: The student applies various subjects, symbols, and ideas in one's artworks.

    Visual Arts Standard 5, Level 3, #3: The student understands how one's own artworks, as well as artworks from various eras and cultures, may elicit a variety of responses.