Tuesday - Wednesday, April 1-2, 2008
Welcome Back! Home you all had a great vacation!
Today's Objectives:
Students will:
- Review results to their newspaper project
- Understand the basic structure of MS Excel: Cells Addresses
Agenda:
1. Warm up
2. Your Newspapers
3. Intro to Excel: Cells in exCELL.
4. Excel Worksheet: day #1

Warm up:
Open up MS Publisher. Create a Post-Card using the Wizard.
1. On the backside (the one with the Address on it): Put a fake address and insert a picture of a place you visited this spring break. If you didn't visit anywhere...just put a place you would have liked to have visited.
2. On the front side, remove all the text boxes that are already there. Add your own text box and write a 1 paragraph description of what you did these past 2 weeks. Use the questions below for a guide:
(A) How was your Spring Break?
(B) What did you end up doing?
(C) Where did you go?
Friday, Pi(3.14), 2008

FINAL NEWSPAPER DAY:

1. Use your checklist to make sure you have EVERYTHING completed.

2. SAVE AS (new filename): PerX-lastfirst-031408-myFINALnewspaper.pub

3. Email your Newspaper to me AND to yourself (just in case I loose it)

SUBJECT: FINAL PROJECT
Online Word Search Maker



http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/WordSearchSetupForm.asp



Online Crossword Puzzle Maker (use PRINT SCREEN to copy it to your newspaper)



http://www.armoredpenguin.com/crossword/
Wednesday, March 12-13, 2008

Objective(s):
– Students will work on Final Project (Secondary Articles, Other Sections)

Agenda:
(1) Warm up : Feedback/Peer Review
(2) Updated: Guidelines and Due Date
(3) Continue Working on your Project

Warm Up:
1. Open up your Final Project and prepare for the FEEDBACK/ACCOUNTABILITY SLIP

This time, you will turn this in for credit--before you leave today!

Feedback/Accountability Slip
Monday-Tuesday, March 10-11, 2008

Objective(s):
– Students will work on Final Project (Feature Article, Secondary Articles, Other Sections)

Agenda:
(1) Warm up :
(2) Feature Article Feedback/Peer Review
(3) Continue Working on your Project

Warm Up:
1. Open up your Final Project and look at your Feature Article -- answer the questions below: <<>>

- What is the HEADLINE for your FEATURE ARTICLE?
- Do you have a lead paragraph?
- How many paragraphs have you completed?
- What are you going to work on today?
Thursday-Friday, March 4-5, 2008

Objective(s):
– Students will complete their FEATURE ARTICLE.
- Students will learn how to create and link columns.
- Students will justify and format column.

Agenda:
(1) Warm up
(2) Lecture (Columns, Linking, Formatting)
(3) Start your project.

Warm Up:
1. How many class periods are left to complete your project?
2. What is a lead paragraph? What does it include?
3. What are the 5W's and 1H?
4. Type your LEAD paragraph.
Tuesday-Wednesday, March 4-5, 2008

Objective(s):
–Identify the LEAD and BODY paragraphs of newspaper articles.
–Write the LEAD for some facts
–Write a LEAD paragraph to your FEATURE STORY

Agenda:
(1) Warm up
(2) Lecture (LEAD AND BODY PARAGRAPHS)
(3) Write your LEAD paragraph for your FEATURE ARTICLE.
(4) HOMEWORK: Finish your feature article.

Warm Up:
1. How many class periods are left to complete your project?
2. What will you be doing today to complete your project? (Check the objectives)
3. Go to http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/default.asp and find 2 STORIES THAT CATCH YOUR ATTENTION. Read them and summarize what's happening. 2 Sentences each.