This year my sophomore A/V students created music videos.
First, we watched a variety of music videos and talked about some of the common elements. They all tell a story, they have tons and tons of shots, and the shots change every couple of seconds and are synced to the beat.
We worked on editing to the beat using the Marker (M) function in FCPX, storyboarding, and filming lots and lots and lots of shots.
Here are some examples: