Monday, February 1, 2010

Objective(s):
By the end of today you will...
1. Create a landscape 9th Grade Pep Rally Poster (for today's rally)

Language Objective:
1. What's a margin?

Agenda:

1. Warm Up

2. Announcements

3. Poster Creation and Printout

Warm Up:
1.What are our school colors?
2.What does each color mean? If you don’t know or remember, do a google search for color meanings.
3.What is our school mascot? What does it represent?
4.What is our school motto? How does this represent you and your community?

Make a Poster

1. Today during advisory, we need to represent the 9th grade class. Create a LANDSCAPE that represents you, your class (Freshmen or 9th grade), and your school.



Please include:

A. Text, Word Art, or Picture representing your grade

B. Text, Word Art, or Picture representing Animo Justice

C. Make this Poster Eye Catching...you'll be holding it up at the Rally today!



Here's an Example:







Thursday-Friday, January 28-29, 2010

Objective(s):
By the end of today you will...
1. Practice layout design by creating a Magazine cover.
2. Practice cropping and recoloring by creating a 4-color photo-montage of 1 picture.
3. Use Margin guides to adjust for Printer's inability to print to the edge.

Language Objective:
1. Describe what a Margin does.

Agenda:
1. Warmup
2. Announcements
3. Crop and Color Practice
4. Margins
5. Final Edits and Final print


Warm Up:
1. Take and drag the picture below and place it into Publisher. Copy the POSTER exactly like the one on the screen.

Adjust the contrast, colors, and / or brightness of the photograph to make it look like the example on the screen.

Save as WARMUP.

Tuesday-Wednesday, January 26-27, 2010

Objective(s):
Today:
1. Practice layout design by creating a Magazine cover.
2. Know how to use the Picture Toolbar by cropping various photos.

Language Objective:
1. What is the difference between Portrait and Landscape Orientations?

Agenda:
1. Warmup
2. Announcements
3. Cropping pictures (handout and practice)
4. Ketchup: Finish your magazine cover
5. Printing
6. Margins

Warm Up:
1. What orientation are magazine covers?
2. What topic is your magazine going to be about?
3. What are you going to call your magazine?
4. Who or what will be featured on the front cover of your magazine?
5. Think of a title for the BIG story or headline on your magazine cover. Write it here.

Monday, January 25, 2010

bjective(s):
Today:
- Practice layout and design skills by creating a Magazine cover using the appropriate orientation.

Language Objective:
1. What is the difference between Portrait and Landscape Orientations?

Agenda:
1. Warm up
2. Magazine Cover Brainstorm Sheet



Warm Up:
1. What is your favorite magazine? If you don't have a favorite, just put one that you might be interested in. (Make sure the magazine is appropriate for class!!! 2-3 sentences)

2. Insert a picture of that magazine cover onto your blog.

3. Tell me why it is your favorite magazine? Tell me why you are interested in it?

Friday, January 22, 2010

Objective(s):
Today:
- Finish SEATING CHARTS!
- Syllabus Revisited
- Materials Check
- Tables Practice
- Photo shoot for Magazine Covers!

Language Objective:
1. What is the difference between Portrait and Landscape Orientations?

Agenda:
1. Warm up
2. Materials Check
3. Ketchup: Seating Charts
4. Tables Practice
5. Photo Shoot

Warm Up:
1. Open MS Publisher.
2. Set the orientation to LANDSCAPE.
3. Insert a 10 x 12 table (That's 10 rows and 12 columns just in case you forgot!)
4. Put BORDERS around each box in the table
5. Make a checkerboard pattern in this table using 2 different colors.
6. Save as CHECKERBOARD pattern.
7. Now, delete 4 columns and 2 tables so that it becomes an 8x8 table.


Test

TEst

Wednesday-Thursday, January 20-21, 2010

It's a NEW SEMESTER!

Objective(s):
Today:

- Finish SEATING CHARTS!
- Syllabus Revisited
- How to earn Pizza.
- Learn how to create publications from scratch by using the text and drawing tools in Publisher to create a customized classroom seating chart.
- Using appropriate orientations for different publications.

Language Objective:
1. What is the difference between Portrait and Landscape Orientations?



Agenda:
1. Warm Up (Find your new seats and blog)
2. Homework and Syllabus Revisit
3. How to a Free Surf DAY and even Pizza!
4. Ketchup: Seating Charts
5. EMAIL ME YOUR SEATING CHARTS!

Warm Up:
1. Log on to PowerSchool (http://ps.greendot.org/) and Check your grade for Mr. Aguda's class. What did you get? What comments were written about you?
2. Are you satisfied with this grade? Why or why not?
3. If you are satisfied, what did you do to get this grade? Describe what good habits you had to maintain this grade.
If you're not satisfied, What could you do better to get a better grade in June? Describe what bad habits you'll need to change this new semester.
4. Remind me what your email address is.
5. Remind me how do you save a file called "Seating-Chart?"
6. Can you remind me what the required materials are in this class?

Monday-Tuesday, January 12-13, 2010

Objective(s):
Today:

- Finish Thursday or Friday's Assignment (seating charts)
- Review for Final Exam

Language Objective:


Agenda:
1. Warm Up // Typing Drill Review
2. Ketchup: Finish Yesterday's Work // Notebook Check (30 minutes)
3. Practice Quiz




Warm Up:
1. How do you feel about finals? Are you prepared or unprepared? Why or why not? What classes are going to be challenging for you? Which classes will be easy for you? Please write 1 paragraph for an UP stamp. (3-4 sentences)
2. Insert a picture of an INPUT device.
3. Insert a picture of an OUTPUT device.


Final Review!
Part 1 of review: Please set up for a TYPING DRILL.

Part 2 of review: Quiz
Practice Final Quiz - English
http://www.quia.com/quiz/2108858.html
Practice Final Quiz - (spanish)
http://www.quia.com/quiz/2108893.html

Thursday-Friday, January 7-8, 2010

Objective(s):
Today:
- Finish yesterday's assignment.
- Begin Notebook Check
- Learn how to create publications from scratch by using the text and drawing tools in Publisher to create a customized classroom seating chart.
- Using appropriate orientations for different publications.

Language Objective:
1. What is the difference between Portrait and Landscape Orientations?


Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Ketchup: Finish Yesterday's Work // Notebook Check (30 minutes)
3. Portrait vs. Landscape (Page 36)
4. I Do/You Do Creating the classroom seating chart
5. Printing (Page 37)


Warm Up:
1. What is a TEMPLATE?
2. What kind of a program is Microsoft Publisher?
3. Play Ketchup:
Finish yesterday's assignment (Page 34) = Create 4 Different Publications using the appropriate.
Print your favorite Publication and Staple onto page 35.

Tuesday-Wednesday, January 5-6, 2010

Objective(s):
Today:
- Become familiar with the Publisher Interface
- Notebook Check
- Learn the features of the Wizard to create your first Publisher Document.
- Create a variety of different documents using the wizard
Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements and Notebook Organization
3. Intro to Publisher and the Publisher Wizard
4. Create a variety of publications
5. Printing

Warm Up:
Blog or use MS WORD.
1. If you could have a super power, what would it be?
2. Insert a picture of this super power.
3. Why would you want this super power? What will it help you do? Be descriptive...we will use your response later today!

Monday, January 4, 2010

HAPPY 2010!


Objective(s):
Today:
- Welcome back, get back into the swing of things with some PowerPoint review: Create a slide that reflects your NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION.

Agenda:
1. Warm Up (New Year's Resolutions)
2. Mavis Beacon



Warm Up: (NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS)
A new year's resolution is a GOAL that you promise to attain by the end of the year. What is your New Year's resolution? Create 1 PowerPoint slide detailing one goal that you want to attain.

In your slide include:

  1. The Title "My New Year's Resolution"

  2. A picture

  3. A background

  4. A description of what your goal and the frequency (if applicable). (for example, "My new year's resolution is to go jogging at least 2 times per week)

  5. When you want to reach it. (for example, "I want to reach this goal by March")

  6. A reason why you want this as your goal. (for example, "I feel that I need to get in shape to become more healthy."

  7. You may animate your slide.