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Emergency Lesson Plan #1

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (blog)
2. Internet Scavenger Hunt
3. MS Excel Extra Practice

1. Warm up (www.blogger.com)

Examine the comic strip above. What does it remind you of? What do you think about it? Why do you think a computer does that? Has this ever happened to you?

2. Internet Scavenger Hunt
1. Go to this website http://www.smsnwk.com/page13.html

2. Copy and paste the questions to your blogger or into MS Word.

3. Answer each question in complete sentences. You may use the links provided on the website (they are blue and underlined) or any search engine to assist you in your search, but you may NOT copy and paste the text as your answer. Write your own answers!

4. Once complete, publish your work. OR Save as PerX-last-first-scavenger.doc

5. Email it to me and Delete your File. (mraguda_p4@mail2web.com, mraguda_p5@mail2web.com, mraguda_p6@mail2web.com)

3. MS Excel Extra Practice
Enter the correct information for the following cells
In Column A = 132, 231, 0.01, 132, 3
In Column B = 325, 546, -0.01, 111, 12
In Column C = 6.332, 6.123, (-123.0/75), (82*65), 72
In Column D = 72, 123, 092.0, (87/88), 23
In Column E = 12, (12+12+12+13), (12-88), (12/3), (13*1)

In Column F = Add up EACH ROW of Columns A:E
In Row 6 = Add up Each Column of Rows 1:5
Fill the Totals with Gray Boxes

In H10 Enter a formula that would give the grand total (Use Arial 25 Pt font)

Monday-Wednesday, December 18-20, 2006

Part II of FINAL
http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/start.asp?sid=nq2dvjqcz8rbbrs251562
Friday, December 15, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOG
2. Review worksheet
3. Homework

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
1. What are you planning to do this weekend?
2. What exams are you most worried about?
3. What are you going to do this weekend to prepare for finals?

Review worksheet
This worksheet is designed to help you review some important parts of next week's final exam. Please complete it and email it me by the end of the period. Remember, you must also study the rest of the Review Sheet you received yesterday!

Homework:
Have a great weekend and spend a good amount studying and getting extra rest!
Wednesday-Thursday, December 13-14, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (www.blogger.com)
2. Mavis Beacon (25 minutes)
3. Special Search Engines: Vivisimo and KartOO
4. Special Search Engines: Worksheet
5. Final Exam information

Warm up (Typing Drill)
Set up for a typing drill. Open up a blank MS WORD DOCUMENT.
While you wait for a STAMP click the link below to sumbit your score:
http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=sze3du3a31ubhl4248930

Mavis Beacon Software:
Do 4 Mavis Beacon lessons and 1 game. Make sure to fill out your log on the back of your typing drill and on this website http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=6vpbaeo0te8t4g7248928
Monday-Tuesday, December 11-12, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (Typing Drill)
2. Intro to Internet Research (Part I-Notes) (45 minutes)
3. Worksheet
4. Exit Slip
5. Homework

Warm up (Typing Drill)
Set up for a typing drill. Open up a blank MS WORD DOCUMENT.
While you wait for a STAMP click the link below to sumbit your score:
http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=sze3du3a31ubhl4248930

Mavis Beacon Software: After you have completed the software, enter the information on your paper and then complete the response EXIT slip here: http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=6vpbaeo0te8t4g7248928

Intro to Internet Research
Answer the questions on your worksheet. Get a stamp at the end of the period.

Homework:
Questions and Ven Diagram
Friday, December 8, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (Typing Drill)
2. Mavis Beacon Typing + Response Slip
3. Exit Slip
4. Homework

Warm up (Typing Drill)
Set up for a typing drill. Open up a blank MS WORD DOCUMENT.
While you wait for a STAMP click the link below to sumbit your score:
http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=sze3du3a31ubhl4248930

Mavis Beacon Software:
After you have completed the software, enter the information on your paper and then complete the response EXIT slip here:
http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=6vpbaeo0te8t4g7248928

http://reviews.cnet.com/Nintendo_Wii/4505-6464_7-31355104.html

You may copy and paste the questions into your response.

1. What two contender companies is the Nintendo Wii up against?
2. What was the name of the console that Nintendo released before this one?
3. What is the main difference between the Nintendo Wii and the other game consoles?
4. Why is it considered strange?
5. Compared to the other consoles on the market, what is the size of the Wii?
6. How much RAM does a Wii come with?
7. How many ports does the Wii have?
8. What is "WiiConnect24's always-on design?"
9. Will the Wii be able to use old Game Cube games? How can you buy them?
10. Describe how this controller is used.
11. In the conclusion section, do you think the reviewer likes the Wii? Why or why not? Does he recommend it?
Wednesday-Thursday, December 6-7, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm-up (blog)
2. Pre-practice Drill
3. Mavis Beacon Typing + Response Slip
4. Exit Slip
5. Homework

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
1. What is home position? Tell me where each finger of each hand rests on.
2. Why is home position important?

Pre Drill:
Complete the typing drill, enter the information on your paper and complete the slip here: http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=sze3du3a31ubhl4248930

Mavis Beacon Software:
After you have completed the software, enter the information on your paper and then complete the response slip here:
http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=6vpbaeo0te8t4g7248928

Homework:
Find out how quickly your mom or dad types. Administer a typing test to them and have them type for 4 minutes. Figure out their WPM and Accuracy.
Intervention (Tuesday, December 5, 2006)

1. Blog (see below)
2. Worksheet
3. Exit Slip

Blog: Answer this question and wait for a stamp
1. What have you done to ensure that you do better this quarter?
2. What are you still confused about?
3. Write a paragraph about what you are going to do when you are done?

"Worksheet": Complete the worksheet and email it to Mr. Aguda
Type the answer to each question on MS WORD -- YOU MUST copy and paste the QUESTIONS!
1. Go to www.typingtest.com -- Take the speed test. Take it 3 times -- Record your speed and accuracy for each time.
2. If Mr. Aguda has a computer that runs at 4Hz, how many squares in one second will it process?
3. What is a processor? What does it do?

Use the binary code below to answer
1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0

4. How many bits in the piece of data above?
5. How many bytes in the piece of data above?
6. If I have a 4Hz computer, how long will it take the computer to process this data?
7. What if I had a 3Hz computer?
8. How about a 2Hz computer?
9. What about a 1 Hz computer?
10. Fill in the blank: The more _______, the faster the computer.
11. What is a byte and how do I use it to describe a computer?
12. What is the difference between a MegaHertz (MHz) and a Megabyte (MB)?
13. RAM is short term memory that is measured in ______________.
14. A Hard Drive is __________ _____________ memory that is measured in __________.
15. A CPU's speed is measured in ________________.
16. Why do you need a power supply in your computer?
17. There is a RED PIECE OF TAPE on a part of the computer in the front of the room...what is it?
18. What two components make a computer fast?

Exit Slip:
1. If I have a computer running at 3MHz, how many seconds will it take to process 3 Million squares?

http://www.happynews.com/news/11142006/seven-wonders-internet-world.htm

1. What is snail mail and how old is it?
2. What are the 7 wonders of the internet?
3. How many emails were sent in 2003? How many snail mail letters are sent annually?
4. What is real time chat?
5. What are the benefits of real time chat?
7. What are google maps and how do they help people on the net?
8. How does MySpace make communication better in a busy and spaced-out world?
9. What is ebay?
Monday-Tuesday, December 4-5, 2006:

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm-up Blog
2. Intro to typing (continued)
3. Typing Activities/Lessons
4. Intro to Mavis Beacon
5. Exit Slip

Warm up (www.blogger.com): choose one!
1. Did you
watch Saturday's game? What did you think? Was it fair? Do you have an excuse as to why SC lost?

2. Describe your weekend in detail. What did you do?

Intro to Typing Continued
Remember to have your fingers in home position at all times! If you don't you will learn incorrectly and never type at your best!

1. Do lesson #1 here: (all three lines) http://library.thinkquest.org/18709/data/Type.html

2. Do drill #1 here: http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/cjh/appliedtech/Business/keyboarding/d1homerow.html

3. Play the lesson #1 game here: http://www.scugog-net.com/room108/typing/introtype.html

4. Type the "essay" for lesson one on a word document. Calculate WPM and Accuracy. Click here for the essay.

For WPM calculation. Divide the number of words typed by 4 minutes.
For Accuracy calculation. Divide the number of words correct by the total number of words typed.

EXIT SLIP:
What was your WPM and ACCURACY for today's TYPING DRILL?

Friday, December 1, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (blog)
2. Typing Assessment
3. Extra Credit Assignment (websearch)
4. Exit Slip

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
Answer the following prompts...in complete sentences!
–1. What are you planning to do this weekend? Describe your plans in detail.
–2. When are FINALS? Are you doing anything now to prepare for them?
–3. How many are days left in the semester?

Typing Assessment:
Go to www.typingtest.com

SCAVENGER HUNT:
Go to http://homepage.mac.com/cohora/ext/dechol.html
Copy and paste this to MS WORD file and email me. You can click on the links to find the answers!

Wednesday-Thursday, November 29-30, 2006

It's EXAM day!

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOG
2. Quick Review (10 minutes)
3. Take the TEST
4. Extra Credit work (time permitting)

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
Answer the following questions, don't copy.
1. If a computer is running at 1 MHz, how many squares/second will it process?
2. What is the purpose of the CPU fan?
3. What 2 components make a computer fast?

Exam:

Extra Credit:
Follow the instructions in the COMPLETED message.
After reading the article, provide a response to the following questions and post onto your blog.

2. From what you read in the article, what is childhood obesity?
3. An alarming statistic is given: "...about half of all Latino babies born in 2000 will develop diabetes." This describes the community you live in today. How do you feel about this?
4. What does the article say is the cause for the high prevelance of childhood obesity among Latino/as? List 4 and explain.
5. Read the part of the article that says "New Ways to Help Kids Slim Down." Since these statistics deal with your community, which program from what state sound best for your community?

Post your blog and show Mr. Aguda
Monday-Tuesday, November 27-28, 2006

Important Announcement:
BASIC COMPUTING TEST
WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY (Nov 29-30)
KNOW THE TERMS ON YOUR STUDY SHEET!
Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up Blog + Check for homework
2. Review
3. Review worksheet: Computer and written (cheat sheet)
4. Homework: Finish the cheat sheet

Warm up: (www.blogger.com)
1. Describe in detail your thanksgiving dinner or lunch. What did you eat? Name each dish and describe as it as much as possible. Who was there enjoying the meal with you? Did you help in cooking the food or setting the table?
2. 1 MB = ____________ bytes
3. 1 GB = ____________ bytes
4. 1 MHz = _________ Hz
5. 1 GHz = __________ Hz

Cheat Sheeet:
Answer the cheat sheet. You may consult your blog or these websites:
For info on a computer's GUTS: How Stuff Works Website: http://www.howstuffworks.com/flash/tower.swf
Mr. Aguda's Powerpoints: (right click and save target as)
Homework:
STUDY FOR THE TEST by completing your cheat Sheet. If you don't know something...YOU SHOULD COME TO OFFICE HOURS!
This week's office hours will be:
Tuesday & Thursday -- 3:10-4:10
First come, first served!
WEDNESDAY (THE DAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING!)

Important Announcement:
BASIC COMPUTING TEST
NEXT WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY (Nov 29-30)
KNOW THE TERMS ON YOUR STUDY SHEET!
The study sheet is DUE NEXT MONDAY!
Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up Blog
2. Activity (Work"sheet")

Warm up:
1. Send your teachers a greeting card: SEND TO MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS --
2. Send a friend a greeting card
Click below to go to the website.

Make your own computer (CONTINUE AND FINISH TODAY!)
Build a computer. Answer the questions on the worksheet. Also, you must write a letter to your client explaining why she should purchase this computer.

Homework:
Fill out your study sheet. Due NEXT MONDAY!
Monday-Tuesday, November 20-21, 2006:

Important Announcement:
BASIC COMPUTING TEST
NEXT MONDAY & TUESDAY (Nov 27-28)
KNOW THESE TERMS!
Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up Blog
2. Lecture + notetaking (onto BLOG)
3. Activity (Work"sheet")

Warm up: (www.blogger.com)
Provide the definitions to the following words:
1. Motherboard
2. CPU
3. RAM
4. Computer
5. DATA

Build a computer. Answer the questions on the worksheet. Make a PowerPoint about it.

Homework:
Fill out your study sheet. Due NEXT MONDAY!
Wednesday-Thursday, November 15-16, 2006:

Important Announcement:
BASIC COMPUTING TEST
NEXT MONDAY & TUESDAY (Nov 20-21)
KNOW THESE TERMS!
Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up Blog
2. Lecture + notetaking
3. Activity (Work"sheet")
4. Demo (by groups)

Warm up: (www.blogger.com)
Provide the definitions to the following words:
1. Input Device
2. Output Device
3. Digital
4. Binary Code
5. Processing

Computer GUTS: Part 2
http://www.howstuffworks.com/flash/tower.swf
Follow the directions on the powerpoint and then email your assignment to Mr. Aguda
POWER SUPPLY \ HARD DISK \ OPTICAL DRIVE

Discussion on Computer GUTS

Monday-Tuesday, November 13, 2006:

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up Blog
2. Lecture + notetaking
3. Activity (Work"sheet")
4. Demo (by groups)

Warm up: (www.blogger.com)
How was your 3-day weekend? What did you do on Veteran's day? Be specific! (4-5 sentences for an up-stamp)

Computer GUTS: Part 1
http://www.howstuffworks.com/flash/tower.swf
Follow the directions on the powerpoint and then email your assignment to Mr. Aguda

Discussion on Computer GUTS
Friday, November 3, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOG
2. Finish the worksheet
3. Exit Slip
4. Homework

Warm up: (www.blogger.com)
What are your plans for this weekend? What do you intend to do? Where do you intend to go? Be descriptive. Type at least 5-6 sentences for a full UP-stamp.

Finish the worksheet
Download the worksheet by RIGHT CLICKING here (and choose SAVE TARGET AS). Complete and email it to me.

Homework

Exit Slip
Wednesday-Thursday, November 1-2, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOG
2. Lecture + notetaking
3. Work"sheet"
4. Exit Slip
5. Homework

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
1. How was halloween for you? What did you end up doing? Did you dress up as anything? Why or why not?
2. Write down a memorable Halloween experience from your past. Why was it so memorable? What did you do? How old were you? What did you dress up as?

Basic Computing Lecture
For this lecture, you will copy down the KEY TERMS onto a new entry in your BLOGGER.

Worksheet

2. Email it to Mr. Aguda
3. Delete it from your computer
Monday-Tuesday, October 30-31, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: Blog (see below)
2. MS Word: Type up your homework
4. Final presentations (LAST TIME!)
5. Exit Slip

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
THE WRITE MOOD. Click here to go to the website. Choose the Mood that you're in and then answer the questions. Copy and Paste your responses into your blog and POST!

MS Word Activity
Please take this time to type up your homework and email it to me.

Friday, October 27, 2006

Agenda:
1. Warm up (Blog)
2. Final Presentations (if any)
3. Finish Worksheet and get a stamp
4. Exit Slip
5. Homework

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
If you could be somewhere else today, where would it be? Why would you be there? Who would be there with you? What is this place like? What would you do in this place? Be specific and descriptive.

Exit Slip: (see board)

Homework:
Copy the following key terms down and define them from what you know! Write a short, 1 sentence description for each key term. (Don't look in a dictionary or research it on the computer!)
Hard Drive, Mouse, CPU, RAM, Video, Monitor, CD-ROM,
DVD-ROM, Software, Hardware, Digital, Optical
Thursday, October 26, 2006

Today's Agenda
1. Warm up: blog
2. Internet Scavenger Hunt

Warm up:
What does this quote mean to you? Do you think it could happen?

"We must build a new world--a far better world--
one in which the eternal dignity of man is respected."
-- Harry S. Truman

How can a mutual (something shown by both people) respect for all people help make this new world a reality instead of an impossible dream?
Internet Scavenger Hunt: 30 Points!
3. Email it back to me at the end of the period--whether you are done or not!
Wednesday, October 24, 2006

Today's Agenda
1. Warm up: blog
2. Internet Scavenger Hunt

Warm up:
What does this quote mean to you? Do you think it could happen?

"We must build a new world--a far better world--
one in which the eternal dignity of man is respected."
-- Harry S. Truman

How can a mutual (something shown by both people) respect for all people help make this new world a reality instead of an impossible dream?
Internet Scavenger Hunt: 30 Points!
2. Turn in at the end of the period!
Friday, October 20, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOG
2. Presentations (continued)
3. Final Exam (next week)
4. Internet Research Sheet
5. Exit Slip

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
Note: Blogger Posting may not be working; if this is the case, use MS Word to type your blog and email it to me!
Please blog about what you would like to do this weekend. What are you plans? Who will you go with? Why do you want to do this? What are the chances that you will do this? Be specific.

Presentations
Remember, this is the LAST day for presentations. If you don't present or turn in your projects today, you will get an INCOMPLETE in this project and a phone call home!

Final Exams
Finals are next week. We will be having a Final Packet to complete next week
Friday, October 20, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOG
2. Presentations (continued)
3. Final Exam (next week)
4. Internet Research Sheet
5. Exit Slip

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
Note: Blogger Posting may not be working; if this is the case, use MS Word to type your blog and email it to me!
Please blog about what you would like to do this weekend. What are you plans? Who will you go with? Why do you want to do this? What are the chances that you will do this? Be specific.

Presentations
Remember, this is the LAST day for presentations. If you don't present or turn in your projects today, you will get an INCOMPLETE in this project and a phone call home!

Final Exams
Finals are next week. We will be having a Final Packet to complete next week
Friday, October 20, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOG
2. Presentations (continued)
3. Final Exam (next week)
4. Internet Research Sheet
5. Exit Slip

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
Note: Blogger Posting may not be working; if this is the case, use MS Word to type your blog and email it to me!
Please blog about what you would like to do this weekend. What are you plans? Who will you go with? Why do you want to do this? What are the chances that you will do this? Be specific.

Presentations
Remember, this is the LAST day for presentations. If you don't present or turn in your projects today, you will get an INCOMPLETE in this project and a phone call home!

Final Exams
Finals are next week. We will be having a Final Packet to complete next week
Wednesday-Thursday, October 18, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Blog
2. Continue PowerPoint Presentations
3. Exit Slip

Blog:
- Which of the PowerPoints were memorable? Describe what you saw and what you liked about it. What grade did you give it? If you were the presenter, how would you present it so that it would be better? Write 4-5 sentences!
Monday-Tuesday, October 16-17, 2006

It's Presentation DAY!

Today's Agenda
1. WARM UP: BLOG
2. Presentation Etiquette and Introduction
3. Student Presentations (1-15, alphabetical order)
4. Student Evaluations

WARM UP: (www.blogger.com)

PRESENTATION ETIQUETTE: (see handout)

Student Evaluations:
Wednesday-Thursday, October 11-12, 2006

Important Announcement: Your FINAL POWERPOINT is DUE in MY INBOX NO LATER THAN Friday, October 13, 2006 -- 11:59PM. Since there is no school on Friday, this means you must finish your PowerPoint and email it to me either in class or finish at home--but it must be time stamped before that time! Late submissions receive a 20 point deduction.

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOG
2. Finish PowerPoints
3. Peer Accountability Worksheet (Last 35 minutes of class)
4. 10 Minute Warning (Email to yourself or me, if done!)
5. How to get an A
6. Exit Slip

Warm Up: (www.blogger.com)
1. How long is your PowerPoint (in # of slides)? What is the time-length of your presentation (when you present next week)?
2. What grades do you want to receive in each of the following categories?
- Planning and Organization
- Content
- Creativity
- Oral Presentation
3. What have you done to make sure you get that grade?

Peer Accountability Worksheet
Give feedback in pairs to make sure your PowerPoint is ready to go!
Monday-Tuesday, October 9-10, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOG (see below)
2. Rubric Presentation and Quiz
3. Continue working on Slide Show
4. Exit Slip

Warm up (www.blogger.com)

Click here to download and open a PowerPoint for today's blog. Watch the PowerPoint presentation (it's only a portion, 2 slides in length) and then answer the questions below in your own blog. (don't copy the questions!)

Slide #1 and 2:
1. Does this slide include a Title? What is it?
2. According to the guidelines handout, what (if any) element is missing in this slide?
3. What planning and organization grade could this person get for this slide? (Hint: look at the rubric)
4. Why would you give him this grade?

Rubric Presentation:
Watch the following PowerPoint presentations on the screen and then...

Remember, you have the rest of the period today to finish your PowerPoints. Rough drafts are due on Wednesday!

Exit Slip (see screen)
Friday, October 6, 2006

Happy Friday everyone! TGIF!

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm Up Blog
2. Continue Working on PowerPoints
3. Exit Slip

1. Warm up (www.blogger.com)
Think about your PowerPoint presentation. If you could invite a friend or loved one of yours to be here when you present it, who would you invite? Who would you most like to show this slideshow to? Why? What would they think of it? Would they be proud? How would they feel? Please type 7-8 complete sentences.

2. Continue Working on PowerPoints
Use this time to continue working on PowerPoints.

3. Exit Slip (see screen)
Wednesday-Thursday, October 4-5, 2006

What's due today? -- Have your planning worksheets out!

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: Peer Accountability Slips
2. Slide Layout Worksheet
3. Make your TITLE SLIDE and START!
4. Exit Slip
5. Homework

Peer Accountability Slips:
You will be completing one of these for each step of the process. This will allow your peers to give you feedback on your PowerPoint and planning. Keep this in your Projects Tab.

When you are done giving feedback, show your slip to Mr. Aguda and get a stamp.

PowerPoint Slide Design Layout:
Fill out this worksheet before you begin laying out your slide-show.

Start working on your TITLE SLIDE!

Save your File (on your data stick) or Email it to yourself before leaving today!

Homework: Finish your SLIDE LAYOUT worksheet

Monday-Tuesday, October 2-3, 2006

Happy Monday--It's October. Today we'll begin our first project-My PowerPoint Presentation.

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up BLOG
2. PowerPoint Practice: (Make this slide)*
3. Project Introduction
5. Exit Slip
6. Homework

Warm up: (www.blogger.com)
What did you do this weekend? Be descriptive.

PowerPoint Practice:
Make a slide that has the following elements: (1) Title, (2) Picture, (3) Text box, (4) Background, (5) Custom Animation. Email your work as an attachment.

Homework:
Friday, September 29, 2006

Hey ya'll--I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S FRIDAY AGAIN! Well, yeah I could...thank goodness!

Today's Agenda:
2. DO NOW online packet
3. Exit Slip
4. Homework

Warm up
You're doing it right now.

DO NOW online packet

When the file downloads, click OPEN and it will present a show to you. You must make a POWERPOINT just like this by the end of the period. You have the entire period. When you get done...email it to me!

Exit Slip: See the screen

Homework: none this weekend! enjoy!

Wednesday & Thursday, September 27-28, 2006

Agenda:
1. Warm up: Make this PowerPoint Slide
2. Tutorial: Slide Transitions, Custom Animation, Layering and Grouping, Rotation
3. Activity: Make these slides
4. Personal PowerPoint Presentation Guidelines and Intro
6. Exit Slip
7. Homework

Warm up: Make the slide you see on the screen. You can use your own favorite car, picture, etc. But you must make it identical in layout to the one on the screen. Do not email it to me; just show it to me for your credit.

Activity: Make the following slides.

Exit Slip: See the screen at the end of the period.

Homework: Complete your PowerPoint Outlining Worksheet

Monday, October 8, 2007

Hey all! I'm out sick today. I'm updating this blog from home--the screen looks like it's spinning. Anyhow...I should be back in tomorrow. Today you will make your first PowerPoint Slide show and email it to me for credit! Please follow the agenda. It's very important that you treat the sub well, take care of the room and laptops, and make me proud to be your teacher! Anyone written up by the sub will get DETENTION on the following day--no questions asked!

Mr. Aguda

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up blog (
www.blogger.com)
2. PowerPoint (Make these Slides!)
3. EMAIL this powerpoint presentation to me!

4. When you are done, you may surf the net (appropriate websites only! All are recorded!)

Warm up: (www.blogger.com)
What did you do this weekend? Be descriptive. Did you do everything you had planned on doing? Do you find your weekends refreshing? Why or why not? (2 Paragraphs for an upstamp!)

PowerPoint (Make These Slides)

Slide #1: Substitute Etiquette
In this slide, please include the following objects:
1 Word Art with the text "Substitute Etiquette"
1 Large Text Box with the text "What to do when Mr. Aguda is gone."
1 Text box with the following text
(1) Check the Blog and complete the warmup
(2) Complete the assigned work
(3) Respect the sub and don't get on his/her "bad" list
(4) All students written up get automatic detention
(5) When you are done, you may surf the net (appropriate websites! Remember, they all get recorded!)
1-2 Pictures that you can find on the internet that depicts these rules.

Slide #2: Columbus Day
In this slide, please include the following objects:
1 Word Art with the text "Columbus Day"
3 Text Boxes that include information about why we are supposed to celebrate "Columbus Day"

Slide #3: Your Favorite Sports Team
In this slide, please include the following objects:
1 Word Art as the name of your favorite Sports Team.
1 Table that includes your favorite team's sports schedule
2 Pictures of your favorite team (see example below)

Friday, September 22, 2006

Happy Friday, everyone! The long-awaited weekend is here again!

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOG (www.blogger.com)
2. DO NOW Worksheet (continued)
3. Homework
4. Exit Slip

Warm Up: (www.blogger.com)
For today's blog, type up your autobiography that you wrote last night.

DO NOW Worksheet (continued)
- Follow the tutorial with Mr. Aguda to make his slide.
- Make the next 2 slides on the Do Now worksheet.
- Save your powerpoint as: firstnamelastname
- Attach and Email your powerpoint presentation to Mr. Aguda

Homework:
Fill out the Autobiographical PowerPoint Project planning sheet.

Exit Slip:
See screen.
Wednesday & Thursday, September 20-21, 2006

More PowerPoint today--the basics. You will create your first show.

Today's Agenda
1. Warm up: BLOG
- Binder Rubric
- Binder guidelines
3. PowerPoint Basics (Tutorial)
5. Exit Slip and Homework

Warm up: http://www.blogger.com
Take a look at this cartoon. What is it trying to say? Do you agree with it? Why or why not? Write at least 4-5 sentences!

Exit Slip: See the screen at the end of the period

Homework: Autobiography. Write about 3-4 significant events in your life. When did they happen? What happened? Why was it memorable. This should be at least 1/2 page--but you should try to write a full page!

For your Major Project (coming up next week): After School Picture Scanning...Next week...prepare your pictures!
Monday & Tuesday, September 18-19, 2006

Good Morning/Afternoon Class:

Today, we're going to begin working with applications. You had a brief introduction to MS WORD and MS INTERNET EXPLORER already, especially in working with Tables. Today we will cover the basics in ALL Microsoft Applications and then work exclusively in Microsoft Powerpoint.

After you read this introduction, please watch Mr. Aguda for a brief discussion regarding Multi-tasking. (You'll need to know what this means and how to do this especially when you've got to do multiple things.)

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOG
2. Pop Quiz
3. Applications -- Toolbars
4. Introduction to PowerPoint (Mr. Aguda's Lecture)
5. Exit Slip and Homework

Warm up:

Pop Quiz:
Homework:
Your only homework for next time is to bring your completed binder with the 5 tabs. We will be working on organizing our binders next time. Remember, if you do not bring them for me to stamp, you will receive guided study!!!!!

Homework for this Weekend!
1.Describe your community! What resources are available for you (i.e. libraries, clinics, etc.) to use? What do you love about your community? What bothers you about your community?

For periods 1,3 -- This is due on Monday, September 18
For periods 4, 5, 6 -- This is due on Tuesday, September 19
Good Morning (or afternoon) class!
From now on you will receive your AGENDAS and ASSIGNMENTS via this blog space. Check it everytime you come into class (unless directed to otherwise). Below you will find an agenda and instructions on what to do today. First, however you must complete your warm-up.

Today's Agenda (September 15, 2006)
1. Warm up (BLOGGER)
2. Do Now: Edit your Profile
3. Do Now: Commenting
4. Do Now: Embedding Pictures
5. Introduction to PowerPoint (time permitting)
6. Exit Slip

Warm up: (review from yesterday)
1. Logon to your BLOGGER account. If you forgot your information, first check the BLOGGING 1.0 Sheet that you received last time.
2. Click on the "+" Sign (as shown to the right) to add a new blog
3. Copy and Paste the Agenda Above into your blog and then answer the following prompt

What are your plans for this weekend? Be detailed and describe exactly what you're wanting to do. Where are you going? What are you going to see? Who's going to be there.
Length for full credit stamp: 1 Paragraph (6-7 sentences).

4. When you are done, click Publish Post.
5. Click on VIEW (in a new window) for Mr. Aguda to check!

Animo Green Dot Dedication

Today we dedicated our high school: Green Dot's Animo Jefferson Charter High School. Yes, it is a large name. However, "large" is not what this school is about. During the dedication, I felt extremely proud at being a green dot teacher and an extreme excitement as to the nature of educational reform that my students and I are pioneering. There was a contagious energy in the air at Victory Baptist Church in South Central this morning...probably because there was a consensus that our students (along with all of the other 5 Green Dot Animo Schools) were determined to make it to college.

And we are determined to get them there...with small schools, high standards, and one-on-one parent involvement.

Today's 9/11. Woke up this morning to MSNBC's rebroadcast of the coverage on the attack on the twin towers on 9/11. Gosh the pictures were so vivid. It was like it happened yesterday. I remember where I was--in bed. Got a phone call from my then-girlfriend about the attack. In unbelief I turned on the same television (located in the same part of the room) to watch the aftermath. By this time, only WTC Tower #1 had fallen; #2 was still standing, heavily damaged.
Today, I would have to say life is much different post-9/11. It's amazing how one day could have such an effect on you.