If I Were in Charge of the World

Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 | Subjects: Language Arts, Visual Arts

Students create their own video poems based on Judith Viorst's "If I Were in Charge of the World." Start a free 30-day WeVideo trial to use this assignment with your students!

Illustration of globe with yellow flag and pin sticking out

Assignment details

Overview Overview

The poem “If I Were in Charge of the World” by Judith Viorst is about changing the world for the better. For this project idea, students will create their own video version of this famous poem, using both video clips and imagery to visually illustrate their ideas.

Objectives Objectives

In this activity, students create a video poem based on Judith Viorst's poem "If I Were in Charge of the World."

Resources Resources

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ISTE standards ISTE standards

  • Creative Communicator 1.6.b

  • Creative Communicator 1.6.c