Animation – Under the Sea

Screen Shot 2015-11-05 at 9.23.54 pmAnimation and Drawing by Do Ink ($7.99)

  • Create an animated undersea scene
  • Include one swimming fish
  • Include one jiggling octopus

Screen Shot 2015-11-05 at 9.28.25 pm  iMotion Pro

  • Create an animal emerging from and returning to a blob of playdough

 Screen Shot 2015-11-05 at 10.06.56 pm  Green Screen by Do Ink ($4.49)

  • Combine your undersea scene and play dough creature.
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Introducing Animation

Screen Shot 2015-11-05 at 9.28.25 pm  iMotion Pro

Use iMotion Pro to create an animation of a tower.

Screen Shot 2015-11-05 at 9.23.54 pm  

Animation and Drawing by Do Ink ($7.99) 

Watch the first tutorial and create your own animation of a buzzing fly.


Watch the second tutorial and create your own animation of a buzzing fly.


Screen Shot 2015-11-05 at 10.06.56 pm  Green Screen by Do Ink ($4.49)

Use Green Screen by Do Ink to combine your tower and basketball animations.

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Minecraft Comic Strips

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Power Out by Leon Duffy

From the iBooks store . . .

“Welcome to Cow Planet where the evil Dr Cowton has hatched a plan to unleash his Cow Ray and turn every living thing in the Universe into cows. Can the famous Astronauts Steve, Mark and David stop Dr Cowton and his diabolical plan.

This comic was created using Minecraft, Comic Life and Book Creator on an iPad by Leon Duffy from Carrigaline Educate Together National School. ”

>> You can download ‘Power Out’ by Leon Duffy from the iBooks Store

strip designer app icon    minecraft app icon    wordpress app icon

Creating our own Comic Strips

  • Plan your story using the Seven Steps  planning guide.
  • Use Minecraft to create your images (take screenshots)
  • Use Strip Designer to make your comic.
  • Publish your comic strip, as an image, to our class blog.

Minecraft Comic

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Research Hotlists

This week we have been making Research hotlists.

We have chosen  topics of interest, located relevant websites and then created posters to assist other students with their research.

Click on the images below and then use your QR code reader to find out more about:

  • Jamie Elliot
  • Dinosaurs
  • Heidelberg Warriors United
  • Steve Motlop
  • Dance
  • Motorbikes
  • Flowers
  • Justice Crew
  • Lush
  • iPads
  • Gymnastics
  • Pennyboards
  • NASA
  • Basketball
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Wild about QR codes

Selecting a video

Creating a QR code

QR Stuff Screen Shot   Baby Elephant QR Code

Visit QR Stuff

Create a QR code for your video

Save your QR code to your camera roll

Creating an Animal Picture

Elephant 10

  • Use our Art supplies to create a 2D A4 image of your animal

Finalising your Poster

PicCollage Text Sample

  • Use PicCollage to create:
    • A text box with your name and grade
    • A text box with a phrase designed to encourage people to scan your QR code
    • Your QR code
  • Arrange your items in the same positions you intend to use them on your poster. That way you can get a good idea of the size they will print out.
  • Make sure the background of your PicCollage is white
  • Print out your PicCollage and attach the text elements
  • Back your final poster with complimentary coloured cover paper

Monkey QR

Scanning the Posters

i-nigma app icon

Use i-nigma to scan the QR codes of posters that pique your interest.


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Making Quality Comments

Mrs Paterno has been teaching the Year Fives how to write quality comments.

Here are the guidelines they are following.

  • Begin like a letter
  • Compliment the writer
  • Add new information
  • Make a connection
  • Finish with a question
  • Write about the post
  • Do not include any personal information, especially your last name
  • Carefully proofread and edit
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