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Visual Literacy  Video

This assignment begins with learning how to analyze images, developing our photo-visual literacy. 

Visual Literacy Page. 

A) What is Visual Literacy?

This assignment will require specific criteria to be completed.

You MUST explain how the image you have chosen reflects the values of our society.  


You may decide to make your video interesting by choosing one of the following GENRES:


1) Documentary

2) News Report

3) Commercial


You have the creative power to make your video interesting. 


Please follow the outline of a Short Video by following the storyboard below. To have the idea for your video approved, you must: 


1) Make a proposal regarding content and genre

2) Complete a detailed storyboard




Please note that your video must include:


1) Name and block on the first slide

2) Video footage (of you waving, or of intro)

3) Soundtrack and Voice-over (all slides)

4) Still Image 

6) Text (writing)

5) Credits for all people/artwork in the video

6) Approx. 30 seconds-1min per person working on the video.


 A storyboard is a way of organizing your video/film/animation. It allows you to visualize the content, order, angle etc. of your video. It is also helpful for pairing speech or voice with images or text. 

c) Storyboard

d) Record Video

Using the Camera on your laptop, ( or a camera from Vittie) you will take a short video and any pictures you need.

e) Input to Spark

Once you have all of your content, and your script is organized on your storyboard, you should sign in to SPARK at



You will sign-in by email. The information and password are on the chalkboard in Mx. Vittie's classroom. 

f) download video then upload to hand in folder

B) Video Requirements

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