Creating Cartoon Stories  for presentations

 

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Creating a Cartoon Story

Different Cartoon websites  are listed for you to use depending on what level or depth you are looking for.  Below you will discover several ideas that will allow you and your students to create a hard copy (printout) and or a digital video for any of the cartoons listed below.  You may use this logic at any time to create the same form of media output.

You may use the following to create a Presentation.

Comic Master  is a free tool designed for students to use to create comics in the "graphic novel style" that is popular with a lot of kids in the ten to fourteen years old age range. By using Comic Master to create their stories about their summer adventures students can turn themselves into the "super hero" of their stories. Comic Master provides a drag and drop interface for students to build their comics on. Students using Comic Master can select from a variety of layouts, backgrounds, characters, effects, and fonts. Students can create free accounts on Comic Master to save their works and edit them whenever they like. Comic Master gives students the option to create and print multiple page stories.
 
You may use the following to create a video:
  1. Smart Board Recorder (comes with Smart software) FREE
  2. Screen Recorder Screen Cast-O- Matic  This is free software on this website to use and will quickly install.  FREE
  3. Camtaisa  -  You may download this and test it out on your computer as a free trial.  To keep it past 30 days you will have to pay for it.

Video directions on using the following:

1.  Creating a hard copy (Paper)

You may use the camera that is provided on smart notebook to allow you to paste the cartoon to a power point or word document.  Creating a hard copy and or a digital video.     VIDEO (1) PAPER

2.  Creating a Video

You may use any video recorder to create a video for your cartoon.  This is very easy to do and the video will show you how.

VIDEO (2) DIGITAL VIDEO

Make Believe Comic is a free comic strip creation tool that provides students with a variety of templates, characters, and prompts for building their own comic strips. Make Beliefs provides students with a pre-drawn characters and dialogue boxes which they can insert into each box of their comic strip. The editing options allow users the flexibility to alter the size of each character and dialogue bubble, bring elements forward within each box, and alter the sequence of each box in the comic strip. Students that have trouble starting a story can access writing prompts through make beliefs. Most impressively, Make Beliefs allows users to write their comic strip's dialogue in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, or Latin.
Comic Creator Arthur   This website will allow you to create many stories using Arthur and his friends.  It provides you with backgrounds, objects and many characters.  You may copy and print a hard copy using the camera on Smart Notebook.  You may also create a video using any of the following:

1.  Smart Board Recorder (comes with Smart software) FREE

2.  Screen Recorder Screen Cast-O- Matic  This is free software on this website to use and will quickly install.  FREE

3.  Camtaisa  -  You may download this and test it out on your computer as a free trial.  To keep it past 30 days you will have to pay for it.

Example of our Storyboard Creator in a classroom setting  Story Board Creator  provides templates in which you can create your stories in a comic strip style. To help you create your story Storyboard That provides dozens of scenes, characters, and text bubbles to fill your storyboard's frames. Each element that you drag into your storyboard's frames can be re-sized, rotated, and re-positioned. Storyboard That has free and paid plans. The free plan allows you to create three and six frame stories. The free plan also limits you to three storyboards per week. A paid classroom account offers options for managing student accounts, limiting sharing to classroom members only, and a classroom account offers more frames per storyboard
 Disclosure: Storyboard That is an advertiser
 
WITTY COMICS  provides a simple platform that students can use to create two character dialogues.
Artisan Cam Is more than just a comic creator, it is a comprehensive collection of online art activities.
Comic Maker  Build a six frame comic. The Super Action Comic Maker has a drag and drop interface which students use to select a background and character for their comics.
Chogger Comic Creator     
Use our comic builder to draw your own comics, caption photos, take webcam pictures and add speech balloons. Read, rate, and comment on comics made by people from all around the world.