Monday, March 1, 2010


Objective(s):
By the end of today you will...
1. Review newspaper parts by creating a newspaper mockup.

Language Objective: What are the parts of a newspaper? What is a mockup?

Agenda:
1. Warm Up (10 minutes)
2. Announcements
3. Creating the MASTHEAD.


Warm Up:
You have 2 choices for your warm up:
1. CLICK HERE to see the newspaper and answer the following questions on your blog:
  • What is the masthead?
  • What is the dateline?
  • What is the feature story?
  • What is a caption of the big picture on the front page?
  • What's the temperature like today in Sudbury, Canada?
  • What other sections are inside this newspaper? List them.
2. KETCHUP - Work on any of the following


The Newspaper Mockup:
Create the masthead you see in the image below exactly as designed. Use guides as needed to make sure it's correct.
Newspaper Mockup A


Use this picture in your masthead. (Click on it first)

Thursday-Friday, February 25-26, 2010

Hey Everyone!
I'm out today. Please make sure you complete this blog and the following assignment. Make me proud! Have a great day!


Mr. Aguda


Objective(s):
By the end of today you will...
1. Create a wanted poster for your newspaper using guidelines.
2. Ketchup

Language Objective: What are the parts of a newspaper?

Agenda:
1. Warm Up (10 minutes)
2. Announcements
3. Review of Newspaper Sections
4. Work on Wanted Posters
5. Ketchup Time

Warm Up:
Visit this website http://www.tinyurl.com/orlsent022510 and answer the questions below on your blog.

1. What is the MASTHEAD of this newspaper?
2. What is the DATELINE?
3. Write the HEADLINE for the FEATURE STORY.
4. Read the feature story, briefly summarize the story in 2 sentences.
5. What are the 2 SECONDARY stories?
6. Copy and paste the CAPTION of the whale photo here.
7. What's the weather like in Orlando today at 4PM?


(ABSENT LAST TIME? If you weren't here last time, grab a handout from the back and copy down the notes from this post: http://mraguda.animojustice.com/2010/02/17-newspaper-lecture.html)




Wanted Poster Creation:

Assignment #1 - WANTED POSTER
If you have Ms. Kokores' class or Ms. Cutler's class - You need to create a WANTED POSTER for Lennie's attempted Rape from the book "OF MICE AND MEN"

If you have Mr. Porras' class -- You need to create a WANTED POSTER for any CARTOON caracter (like the example shown!)

Your poster must be in a PORTRAIT orientation.
Your poster must have 0.25" Margin Guides

Please include the following information for the poster you create. SAVE AS: Wanted Poster and EMAIL TO YOURSELF! Ok? Got it? Good! :) DO NOT PRINT!

(1) Name of Wanted or Lost Person:
(2) Description of who you are looking for:
(3) Last Seen:
(4) Wanted For:
(5) Reward:
(6) Picture of who you are looking for:
(7) Picture of the Victim
(8) Use this BACKGROUND:


Wanted Poster Narciso Aguda

Tuesday-Wednesday, February 23-24, 2010

Objective(s):
By the end of today you will...
1. Ketchup
2. Know the various parts of a Newspaper.

Language Objective: What are the parts of a newspaper?

Agenda:
1. Warm Up (10 minutes)
2. Announcements
3. Newspaper Introduction
4. Newspaper Inquiry (http://www.newseum.org/)
5. Ketchup Time

Warm Up:
1. Do a web search on the medal count at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. Which 3 countries are leading in the medal count?
2. How many of each medal does each country have? (Bronze, Silver, Gold)
3. Do a search on the Olympic Sport called "Curling." Read about it and describe the object of the game.
4. In curling, what is the name of the thing that they slide on the ice?

Monday, February 22, 2010

Objective(s):
By the end of today you will...
1. Ketchup
2. Practice using Ruler Guides by creating a magazine cover with precision.

Language Objective:Compare and contrast a ruler guide, a margin guide, and a grid guide.

Agenda:
1. Warm Up (10 minutes)
2. Announcements
3. Ruler Guides
4. Precision Layouts
5. Ketchup Time / Mavis Beacon

Warm Up:
1. Open Publisher.
2. On a Landscape Publication, insert a 2" Wide by 3" Height rectangle at EXACTLY 5 inches from the left edge of the paper and 3 inches from the top of the paper. (Hint: Use ruler guides to help you place this!). Color it in. Show all ruler guides.


Ketchup / Mavis Beacon.
You must ketchup/complete any of the following publications
- Tickets
- Business Cards
- Magazine Cover (Bill Gates)

If you are completely done, work on Mavis Beacon Teaches typing.



Thursday-Friday, February 18-19, 2010

Objective(s):
By the end of today you will...
1. Ketchup
2. Practice using Ruler Guides by creating a magazine cover with precision.

Language Objective:Compare and contrast a ruler guide, a margin guide, and a grid guide.

Agenda:
1. Warm Up (10 minutes)
2. Announcements
3. Ruler Guides
4. Precision Layouts
5. Ketchup Time / Mavis Beacon

Warm Up:
1. What are RULER guides for?
2. What color are they?
3. Where can you get the ruler guides from?
4. Look at the page down below (scroll to the very bottom of the post). Don't create it yet. How many ruler guides are there (they are represented with a black line on this page)?

IMAGES FOR BILL GATES MAGAZINE (page 14)












More Practice (and/or extra credit):Create this.





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Tuesday-Wednesday, February 16-17, 2010

Objective(s):
By the end of today you will...
1. Complete your BUSINESS CARDS.
2. Learn about a 3rd type of guide: The Ruler Guide
3. Use Ruler Guides to place objects on your page with precision.

Language Objective:
Compare and contrast a ruler guide, a margin guide, and a grid guide.

Agenda:
1. Warm Up (10 minutes)
2. Announcements
3. Ruler Guides
4. Precision Layouts
5. Ketchup Time: Business Cards

Warm Up:
This weekend I spent my Friday at the Radison Hotel near LAX at a teacher's meeting.  On Saturday, my sister and I drove up to Delano, California to surprise my mom for Valentine's day.  We took her out to see the movie "From Paris With Love" and out to dinner at Olive Garden.  On Sunday, my roommates and I all went out to a restaurant called "Villa Sorriso" in Pasadena for a Valentine's day dinner. On Monday, we took our dog Jack for a long walk at Venice beach.
This is a picture of Villa Sorriso

What did you do this weekend? Be as descriptive as me. Write at least 5-6 sentences for an UP STAMP! Include a picture!


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Wednesday-Thursday, February 10-11, 2010

Objective(s):
By the end of today you will...
1. Use Margin and Grid guides to create Business Cards
2. Practice design and layout by creating Business Cards.
3. Become familiar with the multi-tray printer and how to access the other trays.

Language Objective:
1. What's a margin guide?
2. What is a grid guide?
3. What is the difference between the two?

Agenda:
1. Warm Up (10 minutes)
2. Quiz (20 minutes)
3. Ketchup: Finish Business Cards (30 minutes)
4. Networking Activity (Give One-Get One)

Warm Up:
1. Insert a picture of a business card here.
2. List all the kinds of information found on a business card.
3. Can you guess as to why a business card is shaped this way or is even this size?


Quiz
English:
http://www.quia.com/quiz/2168321.html

Spanish:
http://www.quia.com/quiz/2168560.html



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Monday-Tuesday, February 8-9, 2010

Objective(s):
By the end of today you will...
1. Use Margin and Grid guides to create Business Cards
2. Practice design and layout by creating Business Cards.
3. Become familiar with the multi-tray printer and how to access the other trays.

Language Objective:
1. What's a margin guide?
2. What is a grid guide?
3. What is the difference between the two?

Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements & Ketchup Time
3. Business Cards (Design and How to Print)
5. Create your Business Cards.

Warm Up:
1. What did you do this weekend? Describe it! Are you looking forward to your 4 day weekend coming up?

2. What is the difference between a Margin Guide and a Grid Guide?

3. A friend needs you to make some business cards for him. He wants to be able to make 25 cards, describe how you would set up your page. (What would be your settings for Margins and Grid Guides?)

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Thursday-Friday, February 4-5, 2010

Objective(s):
By the end of today you will...
1. Use Margin and Grid guides to create fake Concert Tickets
2. Practice design and layout by creating conert tickets.

Language Objective:
1. What's a margin guide?
2. What is a grid guide?
3. What is the difference between the two?

Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements
3. Concert Tickets
4. Notebook Check

Warm Up:

Practice Grid Guides and Measurements!
1.Open Publisher
2.Set Margin Guides to 0.25” all around
3.Split up your page into 10 similar rectangles using grid guides.
4.Draw a BOX inside one of the rectangles. Color it blue.
5.What are the dimensions of the box? (Write it on Pub)

Tuesday-Wednesday, February 2-3, 2010

Objective(s):
By the end of today you will...
1. Use Margin and Grid guides to create Name Tags.

Language Objective:
1. What's a margin guide?
2. What is a grid guide?

Agenda:

1. Warm Up
2. Announcements
3. Rulers and Guides Lecture

Warm Up:
1. There is a limitation on all printers, what is it? 2. What is a MARGIN? 3. What is the smallest margin we can use before the printer cuts off the print? 4. How do you change your page’s Orientation?
5. How do you change your page’s margin guides?