We recorded the class reading their story, "What a terrible noise!" and turned it into a movie, an enhanced podcast, and a VoiceThread - just to see how to do all that, and to see how the story "plays" in the different formats. The movie below is hosted at TeacherTube. Click on this link to open the podcast file.
Here is the VoiceThread version:
And here is the podcast (simple audio file):
Here is the enhanced podcast, turned into a Quicktime movie file. (An enhanced podcast is an audio file with pictures. You can play them with an iPod with video, through iTunes, or with QuickTime Player. You can download the original .m4a file here.