Today Year 4 made some fantastic comics using Augmented Reality as a stimulus in class.
They had to make stories after seeing a Dragon come to life in the classroom!
Using the app String, children hovered their iPad over the trigger imaged and were astonished to suddenly see a portal to another dimension appear with a mysterious dragon quickly dash into the classroom.
The children were completely in awe of this app and were totally hooked, they took some pictures which they could use in their stories.
Once the children had some pictures they had to then use the idea of the dragon within the classroom to make a comic strip using the app, Comic Life.
Children worked in pairs, to design a template, add pictures, text, speech bubbles and then format the title, background, font and colour scheme. The children loved this different approach to story telling and would be a fantastic storyboard for a more detailed story. Here are some efforts: