Google Docs Lesson

Plan:

  1. Learn about Google Docs
  2. Plan, shoot, and edit a short video

Day 1:

  1. Learn the basics of Google Docs
  2. Completely plan your video (finish for homework)

Day 2:

  1. What makes a good video
  2. How to shoot videos
  3. Begin shooting videos

Day 3:

  1. How to edit videos
  2. Edit

Day 4:

  1. Finish editing
  2. Export
  3. Upload to YouTube

Introduction to Google Docs

  1. Sign-in to Google
  2. Access Google Drive/Google Docs
  3. Write a short self-introduction
  4. Basic skills
    1. Filename
    2. Sharing/permissions
    3. Zoom
    4. Hiding top bar
    5. Page setup (in the File menu)
    6. Keyboard shortcuts
      1. Undo
      2. Redo
      3. Copy
      4. Cut
      5. Paste
    7. Font
    8. Text alignment
    9. Line spacing
    10. Lists/bullets
    11. Indents
    12. Pasting formatted text
    13. Hit enter to make links clickable
    14. Columns
    15. Page/column breaks
    16. Capitalization
    17. Find and replace
    18. Text color
    19. Highlight
    20. Header/Footer/Page-numbers
    21. Editing modes
    22. Add comments
    23. Revision history

Begin Your Video Project

  1. Form groups
  2. Create and share a document
  3. Begin planning
    1. Write on same document at the same time, together
    2. Brainstorm video ideas
      1. Tour of Your School
      2. Your own skit
      3. Trailer for a movie or tv show