Sell Me Something!

Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 | Subjects: Reading, Language Arts, Performing Arts

Students take on the role of product designer to create, prototype, and share a new invention. Start a free 30-day WeVideo trial to use this assignment with your students!

Illustration of cute lemonade cart on teal background

Assignment details

Overview Overview

Working in design teams, students create a 2-minute video to pitch an invention, idea, or product to their classmates. This video will act as a commercial to convince people that their product is worth buying or that their idea is super innovative.

Objectives Objectives

Students will form design teams and brainstorm a product or invention that they will then create a prototype for. Students will then create a quick, 2-minute video to showcase their product and pitch it to their classmates or wider school audience.

Resources Resources

  • Encourage students to focus on working, generating ideas, and building together.

  • Using supportive language, focus on the process over the final product.

  • To help students, suggest categories of ideas that they could design a prototype for.

  • For younger students, assign groups and ideas.

ISTE standards ISTE standards

  • Innovative Designer 1.4.a

  • Innovative Designer 1.4.c

  • Creative Communicator 1.6.d

  • Global Collaborator 1.7.c