ICT student textbook/Songs come alive with pictures

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Stories come alive with pictures Songs come alive with pictures Audio visual communication level 1

Songs come alive with pictures


  1. Adding illustrations to different contexts
  2. Building language comprehension and expression skills, encouraging multi-lingual expression
  3. Expansion of vocabulary through building a pictionary
  4. Bringing the local traditional expressions into formal classroom processes, connecting learning to the local/ community

What prior skills are assumed

  1. Creating images and organizing in folders
  2. Familiarity with text editor - basic text entry, inserting images into a document
  3. Local language typing

Resources needed

  1. Computer lab with projection equipment
  2. Cameras, mobiles
  3. Handout for Ubuntu
  4. Handout for Tux Paint
  5. Handout for MyPaint
  6. Handout for LibreOffice Writer

Digital skills

  1. Creating with digital art tools
  2. Capturing images from the application and organizing
  3. Composing a picture story book with images, text and audio (song)

Description of activity with detailed steps

Teacher led activity

  1. Your teacher will play a song in the class and as a group discuss the lyrics; the lyrics of the song will be given in a text document.
  2. Identify the ideas for illustration, including the creation of multiple images for a given lyric
  3. Your teacher will demonstrate the use of Tux Paint for creating images and capturing the images for building the illustration
  4. She will demonstrate how to add images alongside the text for illustrating the song

Student activities

  1. Talk to the elders in your community and ask them to sing or narrate the lyrics of one song to you. You write down the lyrics and illustrate your own family or community song.
  2. Song / Poem #2 (Vinayak sir / core group members, please identify local songs, traditional / festival songs, which can be used for this exercise)
  3. Song / Poem #3
  4. Song / Poem #4


  1. Your illustrations for the songs using a digital art creation tools
  2. Image albums and the digitized text of the song
  3. Your own illustrated poem book