IWitness Video Challenge ~ 2017

 USC Shoah Foundation
Grade Level:
  5 -  12
Estimated completion time:
 8 hour(s)
Standards Addressed:
 Common Core, ISTE NETS
Subject Area:
 Literature, History, Civics & Government, Contemporary World Issues, English Language Arts, Ethics, Foreign Language, Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Humanities, Media & Digital Literacy, Character Education, Social Studies, Service Learning, Contests

In this activity, students will listen to testimonies in IWitness, develop insight into the opportunities for change in their community, get motivated to make a difference and build a video essay telling their story of how they made their community and our world a better place.

The IWitness Video Challenge highlights the extraordinary change that can occur when ordinary people make positive choices.

Are you and your students ready to make a difference?

*Recommended classroom instructional time: 2 hours
*Average independent study completion time: 6 hours

Teachers in the US and Canada- Learn more about the 2017 IWitness Video Challenge contest here: http://goo.gl/7EOxvU

Note: The 2017 IWitness Video Challenge contest has closed, but the activity can still be assigned to students. Being inspired by testimony to create positive value in their communities is a worthwhile year-round activity.

New Begin Activity »