FRIDAY, June 1, 2007

HEY! I'm absent today! READ ALL THE INFORMATION ON THE WHITE BOARD FIRST! See you all on MONDAY!

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up
2. Frontpage Introduction
3. Exercises

1. Warm up
Copy and paste the following to your blogger and answer!

1. How do you make a webpage? Describe the process.
2. Type the code to make a hyperlink for http://www.google.com/123/456/789/gmail.php when I click on the words "CHECK THIS OUT!"
3. So far, what have you made using HTML? What would you like to make? Do you think that there an easier way than typing code?

2 and 3. Intro to Frontpage
Follow the tutorial CAREFULLY and complete the 3 Exercises

TURN IN YOUR WORK WHEN YOU ARE DONE!
Tuesday-Wednesday, May 29-30, 2007

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (HTML)
2. Sign up for webspace

1. Warm up
Open up NOTEPAD and create a webpage for the following:
For an example (click here)

Make a webpage that will include:
(1) Title: Your name and today's date
(2) A heading: (Your name)'s Blog
(3) Ruled line
(4) A short paragraph of what you during this long weekend! (6-7 sentences) You should use line breaks or paragraphs to separate your text so that it does not continue on one line forever.
(5) Insert another heading and type: "My favorite links"
(6) Then, insert another ruled line
(7) Provide 5-6 of your favorite links.

(8) Save as index.html

2. Sign up for webspace.
Before you sign up, make sure you KNOW your EMAIL ADDRESS and PASSWORD. If you don't know it, please see Mr. Aguda!!!!

Go to www.angelfire.com
Click here for step by step instructions

Wednesday-Thursday, May 23-24, 2007:

Today:
1. WARMUP (make this webpage)
2. HTML exercises (cont'd)

Warm up (MS PowerPoint)
1. Make this webpage http://www.fileden.com/files/2006/7/16/134023/warmup052207.jpg

HTML EXERCISES (cont'd)

Monday-Tuesday, May 21-22, 2007:

Today:
1. Warm up (MS PowerPoint)
2. HTML
3. HTML Worksheet

Warm up (MS PowerPoint)

Use MS PowerPoint for this warm-up. Visit mraguda.googlepages.com
Follow ONE of the HYPERLINKS to the next DOMAIN. At the NEW DOMAIN look for 3 Hyperlinks: 2 to the same domain, and one to another new domain. At the new domain, look for 1 hyperlink that will send you to another new domain. Map the results.

Friday, May 18, 2007:

Today:
1. Blog
2. Mapping (cont'd)

Blog this:
Copy and paste the questions below into your blog and answer:

AN UP STAMP AWARDED ONLY IF YOU ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS CLEARLY AND COMPLETELY!

(1) What is a DOMAIN? Explain it as best you can. You may use the analogy we talked about yesterday.
(2) What is the URL of this page?
(3) What is the domain name of this page?
(4) How is the internet all connected?
(5) What kind of arrow did we use in our flowchart to show that the hyperlink sent us BACK to the same domain?
(6) What are you doing this weekend? (1-2 sentences)

MAP THIS
1. Start from mraguda.googlepages.com
2. Follow the 3 Hyperlinks to 3 new domains
3. Find 2 hyperlinks per domain
- 1 that sends you back to the same domain
- 1 that sends you out to another domain
4. Follow 2 hyperlinks from the next domain and repeat #3.

Wednesday-Thursday, May 15-16, 2007:

Blog this:
Copy and paste the questions below into your blog and answer:
- Why do you think the internet is also called, “The WORLD WIDE WEB?”
- What makes up “The World Wide Web?”
- What is a website? What is a webpage? Is there a difference?

Monday-Tuesday, May 14-15, 2007

WARM UP!

Write the answer to this prompt on your BLOG AND EMAIL IT TO MR. AGUDA

Visit this website and read the article
http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,21713348-1702,00.html

Over the last week and through this weekend Los Angeles County and So. Cal have been ridden with FIRES! What do you think caused these fires? What would it be like live near these fires?

TODAY
YOU WILL BE WORKING ON A MINI-PROJECT ABOUT CALIFORNIA FIRES.

IN TASK 1, YOU WILL RESEARCH THE TRENDS OF FIRES THE LAST 8 YEARS.
YOU WILL ALSO COME UP WITH YOUR OWN HYPOTHESIS FOR THE TRENDS YOU HAVE SEEN.

IN TASK 2, YOU WILL CREATE A POWERPOINT PRESENTATION TO PRESENT YOUR RESEARCH.


Task 1: MS Excel

SAVE AS: PerX-last-first-firetask1.xls

Go to: http://www.nifc.gov/fireinfo/nfn.html

Look for the table that says "Year-to-date-statistics." Create the table as shown and make a 2-series graph for the information displayed.

Under the graph, answer the following reflection questions: (you will also be placing this into your powerpoint presentation)
(1) Describe the different trends you see in the graph that you have just created.
(2) Provide a hypothesis (a brief educated guess) explaning the trends you've seen in your graph.

Task 2: MS PowerPoint

SAVE AS: PerX-last-first-firepowerpoint.ppt

Create a 2-3 Slide PowerPoint presentation that displays your research.

Include the following in your presentation:
(1) Your graph (copy and paste from TASK #1)

(2) Label the TRENDS you see in your graph. (HINT: Draw arrows pointing to different slopes in your graph. Are these slopes shallow, steep, positive, negative?)

(3) Explain the TRENDS you see in your graph. (Why do you think the graph looks like this?

(4) 2-3 pictures of fires in California (include captions)
Wednesday-Thursday, May 9-10 2007

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (Graph)
2. Graph Mr. Herring's Plant Graph
3. Analysis of Trends

1. Warm up:
Create a LINE/SCATTER GRAPH for the following and answer the reflection questions underneath your graph!

Tony and Bob were training for the 100-meter dash. Here are their results.
Who was most improved overall? How do you know?
For Tony:
Day 1 = 12.5seconds
Day 2 = 13.5s
Day 3 = 13.32
Day 4 = 11.3s
Day 5 = 10.9s

For Bob:
Day 1 = 11.5seconds
Day 2 = 14.3
Day 3 = 13.3
Day 4 = 10.89
Day 5 = 11

2. Graph Mr. Herring's Container Graph

3. Analysis of Trends and Example

4. Greeting Cards to Teachers! (make them on POWERPOINT!)
Ms. Ramirez: msramirez@mail2web.com
Ms. Freeman: msfreeman@mail2web.com
Mr. Palacios: mrpalacios@mail2web.com
Ms. Padilla: mspadilla@mail2web.com
Mr. Herring: mrherring@mail2web.com
Ms. Kaso: mskaso@mail2web.com