For videos, podcasts, or essays, it's a good idea to plan our your project in advance. For an essay, you want to identity your argument and consider what you need to explain to your readers to demonstrate your claims. Storyboarding for a visual project--including video or interactive digital work--involves similar base components, but adds in a visual element to your planning.
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There are many ways to break down the the process of storyboarding. The basic components include:
The storyboarding process is about planning and thinking through your argument - but remember to be flexible. It's normal to tweak and fine-tune your work as you put together the project.
Link to short ACMI Education's 2 minute 2020 YouTube Video "What is a Storyboard?"