Interview for a Deeper Dive

Grades: K-12, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 | Subjects: Reading, Language Arts, Science

Students pair up to record an interview about a new topic or subject. Start a free 30-day WeVideo trial to use this assignment with your students!

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Assignment details

Overview Overview

In pairs, students work to create a video in which they interview a subject to collect information about a topic. Students can use an external camera or the webcam recording feature to complete this activity. 

Objectives Objectives

In this activity, students choose a subject to interview in order to unlock a depth of knowledge about a topic or subject that was previously unavailable to them. This activity can be integrated into a larger class research project or done as an individual assignment.

Tips & tricks Tips & tricks

  • Use this to launch a research project, inquiry, or project-based learning unit.

  • Have students design interview questions and practice with a partner to make them more comfortable.

  • Use guided questions and question stems to scaffold younger learners or English language learners.

  • For a more structured approach, select one topic for the whole class and brainstorm interview questions together.

ISTE standards ISTE standards

  • Empowered Learner 1.1.c

  • Global Collaborator 1.7.a