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Ken Burns: The Civil War, Telling a Story

By Linda C. Joseph - Posted Oct 1, 2007
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For October 1, 2007: Practice constructing a digital story at the Ken Burns PBS Web site. Mix together archival images, narration, and sound to create a Civil War era documentary. The interactive online tool allows you to order and manipulate the images and transitions on a timeline. Once you have completed your movie, you can email it to yourself. This would be a great way to begin the technology portion of your storytelling unit.

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