Monday-Tuesday, October 30-31, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: Blog (see below)
2. MS Word: Type up your homework
3. Finish your grades worksheet
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.

Grades Worksheet (Cont'd)
Finish your grades worksheet and get a stamp from Mr. Aguda
Friday, October 27, 2006

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

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
Answer this prompt:
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.

Check your grades and Finish worksheet
You will receive a worksheet that has your login information. Check your grades and answer the questions related to this. Get a stamp when you are done.

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!
1. Click here to download the file.
2. Answer the questions
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!
1. Answer the questions
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)
For your blog this morning, write about your weekend. 4-5 Sentences.

PRESENTATION ETIQUETTE: (see handout)

Student Evaluations:
Click here to evaluate your peers!
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...
Click here to take the Rubric Presentation Quiz.

Work on Your PowerPoints!
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!

STOP! SAVE YOUR FILE!
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
4. Outlining Your Presentation
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:
Finish your outline worksheet.