Photography 1B
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Resources
1.  Course Syllabus
2.  Class Procedures and Standards of Conduct
3.  Broadcast Standards
4.  History of the Motion Picture
5.  The Door Scene - Step One
6.  Quiz 1
7.  Film Critique - "Star Wars - A New Hope"
8.  Storyboard Glossary of Common Film Shots
9.  The Door Scene - Step Two
10. Preparing to Shoot with the Camcorder
11. The Adobe Premeire Workspace
12. Film Critique - The Wizard of Oz
13. Quiz 2
14. The Door Scene - Step Four
15. Titles and Transitions
16. Project 1 - Score Report
17. Project 2 - Character Counts PSA
18. Script Formatting Guide
19. Quiz 3
20. Individual PSA Script
21. A Day with no Techology
22. Project 2 Score Report
22. Project 3 - The Chase
23. Pictorial Continuity
24. Quiz 4 - Continuity
Free Screenwriting, Storyboarding
and Film Production Software
Visual and Performing Arts School at the Legacy HSC
5225 Tweedy Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
Part of the Los Angeles Unified School District
Mr. Adolfo's Techonology Classes

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Tue., Jan. 8, 2019

Seating Chart

What do you value?

Dispatch:  What do you think are some elements that make for a good portrait?

Introduce Project 1 - Outdoor Portraits

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Wed, Jan. 9, 2019

Dispatch:  Movie - Outdoor Portraits Tutorial.  As you're watching the movie, write down two tips for doing outdoor portraits.

Project Planning Form (due at the end of class)

Client Interview Form

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.



Thu, Jan. 10, 2019

Dispatch:  Group Names

Go outside and practice with 5-in-1 reflectors

Client Interviews

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Fri., Jan. 11, 2019

Dispatch:  Finish Client Interviews

Schedule Groups to Shoot

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Mon., Jan. 7, 2019

Dispatch:  Introduction

Signing of Programs Cards

Syllabus

Three Truths and a Lie


Tue., Jan. 22, 2019

STRIKE DAY
Wed, Jan. 23, 2019

Dispatch:  Project Planning Form (due at the end of class)

Client Interview Form

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.



Thu, Jan. 24, 2019

Some groups will go out to shoot

Dispatch:  Watch the Short Movies on Three Point Lighting

In your notebook write down one thing you learned from watching the movies.

Notes 1 - Lighting

Studio Practice

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Fri., Jan. 25, 2019

Dispatch:  Some groups will go out to shoot

Dispatch: Watch the series of short movies on how to set up your own inexpensive three point lighting kit

Finish Notes 1 - Lighting

Studio Practice

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Mon., Jan. 21, 2019

NO SCHOOL!

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Brithday
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019

Some groups will go out to shoot

Dispatch:  Looking at Portraits: Reading Poe

Student Presentations

Biography - Edgar Allan Poe

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Wed, Jan. 30, 2019

Some groups will go out to shoot

Dispatch:  What camera settings would you use for Portrait Photography

Watch the short movie "Aperture & Shutter Speed Settings for Portrait Photography"

Notes 2 - Camera Settings for Formal Portraits

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.



Thu, Jan. 31, 2019

Some groups will go out to shoot

Dispatch:  Movie, "National Geographic - The Photographers"  

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Fri., Feb. 1, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the short movie, "BBC News - The Polaroid genius who re-imagined the way we take photos"

After watching the movie, think of a question you would like to ask Edwin Land if he were here today.

Notes 3 - History of Photography


Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Mon., Jan. 28, 2019

Dispatch:  Analyze the lighting in the portrait.
Click here for the picture

Analyze the lighting in the portrait.
Click here for the picture

Project 1 - Formal Portraits

Client Interviews

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Tue., Feb. 5, 2019

Some groups will go out to shoot

Dispatch:  Project Planning Form (due at the end of class)

Client Interview Form

If you've had your portrait done, pick two shots of yourself and upload them to Schoology.

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Wed, Feb. 6, 2019

Some groups will go out to shoot

Dispatch:  Project Planning Form (due at the end of class)

Client Interview Form

If you've had your portrait done, pick two shots of yourself and upload them to Schoology.

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.



Thu, Feb. 7, 2019

Some groups will go out to shoot

Dispatch:  Project Planning Form (due at the end of class)

Client Interview Form

If you've had your portrait done, pick two shots of yourself and upload them to Schoology.

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Fri., Feb. 8, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the Movie "Bill Nye: The Science Guy - Light and Color (Full Episode)"

After watching the movie, answer the Video Quiz.  Turn in the video quiz before the end of class.  

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Mon., Feb. 4, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch, "8 Easy Ways To Improve Your Portrait Photography Instantly"

Write down one of the ways that you plan on using for your portraits.

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Tue., Feb. 12, 2019

Some groups will go out to shoot

Dispatch:  Finish Client Interviews

Schedule for Formal Portraits

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Wed, Feb. 13, 2019

Dispatch:  If you could choose a product that you could sell and make a living from, what would you sell?

Watch the short movie - "Nikon Company Profile"

Notes 3 - Product Photography and Digital Cameras

Complete the Company Profile sheet and develop a logo for your company.

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.



Thu, Feb. 14, 2019

Dispatch:  Analyze the lighting in the portrait.  What kind of mood and feel do you think the photographer was trying to create?  Was the lighting hard or soft?  Was three point lighting used?  Explain why you think it was or wasn’t.

Continue Notes 3 - Product Photography and Digital Cameras

Grade Notebooks

Review for Quiz

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Fri., Feb. 15, 2019

Dispatch:   Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Quizzes and Notebooks

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Mon., Feb. 11, 2019

Dispatch:  Write a story where you discover a secret doorway in your house! What do you do next in that situation. Is it a tunnel lead to another world? Does it lead to an underground bunker? Use your imagination and have fun spinning an adventurous tale.

Your story should be at least three paragraphs long.  The story should have a beginning (the setup), a middle (the conflict), and an end (the resolution).  

The story should be on a separate piece of paper and turned in before the end of class.   Click here for the rubric.

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Tue., Feb. 19, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the movie "8 Steps to Write a Business Profile"  Write down two of the steps.

Finish Notes 3 - Product Photography and Digital Cameras

Work on creating a presentation for your company profile.

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Wed, Feb. 20, 2019

Dispatch:  Begin taking formal portraits.  Mr. Adolfo will demonstrate.

Work on creating a presentation for your company profile. (Click here for the guidelines on what to include)

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.



Thu, Feb. 21, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the movie, "Finding the Right Business Structure"  What are the advantages of sole proprietors and partnerships vs. corporations?

Some groups will shoot portraits

Work on creating a presentation for your company profile. (Click here for the guidelines on what to include)

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the movie, "How to Write a Mission Statement
   
Some groups will shoot portraits

Work on creating a presentation for your company profile.

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Mon., Feb. 18, 2019

No School!

Presidents Day!
Tue., Feb. 26, 2019

Some Groups will shoot portraits

Dispatch:  Continue working on your company profile

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Wed, Feb. 27, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the movie, "Photo softbox light tent cube Reviewunbox"

Watch the short movie, "Guide on how to do product photography on the cheap"
  
Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.

Thu, Feb. 28, 2019

Dispatch:  What is the purpose of a company profile?

Company Profile Presentations

Presentation Rubric

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Fri., Mar. 1, 2019

Dispatch:  Movie "How to Write Persuasive Ad Copy"  After, answer this question in your notebook, "What is the difference between a feature and a benefit?"

Notes 3 - Copywriting

Work with your group to create ad copy for your product.  Use Microsoft Word or Google Docs to save your copy.

Company Profile Presentations

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019

Dispatch:  Continue working on your company profile

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Tue., Mar. 5, 2019

Two Groups will shoot portraits

Dispatch:  Work with your group to create ad copy for your product. Complete the Copywriting Assignment Preparation Questions

Movie "Google Docs Flyer Assignment"

Use the Computers to begin making your ad
  
Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Wed, Mar. 6, 2019

Two Groups will shoot portraits

Dispatch:  Watch the Movie, "Make a Flyer using Word"

Watch, "How to create a Poster/Banner/Flyer in Photoshop CS6"

Create Flyers for your Products

Upload Complete Portraits if you haven't already.
  
Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.

Thu, Mar. 7, 2019

Dispatch:  Write a short advertisement for your product using a headline and body copy.

Grade Notebooks

Review for Quiz

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Fri., Mar. 8, 2019

Dispatch:  Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Quizzes and Notebooks

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Mon., Mar. 4, 2019

Dispatch:  Movie "Write compelling, genuine ad copy - Google Best Practices"  

Finish Notes 3 - Copywriting
 
Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Tue., Mar. 12 2019

Dispatch:  Movie, "Product Photography Guide - 3 types of shots to sell product"  What are the three types of shots?

Softbox Demonostration

Product Photography Schedule
  
Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Wed, Mar. 13, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch, "How to resize and crop images in photoshop CC"
  
Select your photos for Project 1 - Formal Portraits

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.

Thu, Mar. 14, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch, "10 Ways to Learn About Your Target Audience"
Write down three of the ways.

Copywriting Assignment Preparation Questions

Worksheet Rubric

Set up Product Studio

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Fri., Mar. 15, 2019

Dispatch:  How would your life be different without the
invention of digital cameras? How would it
affect your social life? How would it affect your
life at school? What things might you still be
doing, but in a different way?

Finish Copywriting Assignment Preparation Questions

Schedule for Product Photography

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Mon., Mar. 11, 2019

Dispatch:  Write a story about a group of kids who are writing and filming their own horror film.

Stories should be at least three paragraphs long and you should use complete sentences only.

Do the story on a sheet of paper.  It must be turned in at the end of class.  Click here for the rubric.

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Tue., Mar. 19 2019

Dispatch:  Watch, "How to Make a Photography Slideshow in iMovie"

Example Movies

Work on writing your own Six Word Memoir or work on you groups ad for your product
  
Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Wed, Mar. 20, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch, "Creating Photo Slideshows in iMovie"

Dispatch:  Watch, "Learn iMovie 11 - How to Add Titles"

Work on writing your own Six Word Memoir or work on you groups ad for your product

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.

Thu, Mar. 21, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the Movie, "Make a Flyer using Word"

Work on writing and constructing your own Six Word Memoir (due Tuesday)

Work on your group's ad for your product  (due Wednesday)

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Fri., Mar. 22, 2019

Movie "Google Docs Flyer Assignment"  

Work on writing and constructing your own Six Word Memoir (due Tuesday)

Work on your group's ad for your product  (due Wednesday)

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Mon., Mar. 18, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the short movie, “Six-Word Memoir book preview”

Write a Six Word Memoir for a Fairy Tale Character

Project 4 – The Six Word Memoir

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Tue., Mar. 26 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the Movie, "Make a Flyer using Word"

Work on writing and constructing your own Six Word Memoir (due Tuesday)

Work on your group's ad for your product  (due Wednesday)
  
Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Wed, Mar. 27, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the Movie, "Make a Flyer using Word"

Work on writing and constructing your own Six Word Memoir (due Tuesday)

Work on your group's ad for your product  (due Wednesday)

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.

Thu, Mar. 28, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the Movie, "Make a Flyer using Word"

Work on writing and constructing your own Six Word Memoir (due Tuesday)

Work on your group's ad for your product  (due Wednesday)

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively
Fri., Mar. 29, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the Movie, "Make a Flyer using Word"

Work on writing and constructing your own Six Word Memoir (due Tuesday)

Work on your group's ad for your product  (due Wednesday)

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Mon., Mar. 25, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the Movie, "Make a Flyer using Word"

Work on writing and constructing your own Six Word Memoir (due Tuesday)

Work on your group's ad for your product  (due Wednesday)

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Tue., Apr. 2, 2019

Dispatch:  What did you like about the product photography project?  What did you not like?

Grade Project 3 - Product Photography
  
Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Wed, Apr. 3, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the Example of a Story Told with Photographs  When it ends, answer the following:
1. What was the story you just watched about?
2. What was the conflict in the story?
3.  What did you think was the climax of the story? 
4.  How did it end?

Short Movie - "Screenplay Structure The Five Plot Points"

Notes 4 - The Three Act Story
 
Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.

Thu, Apr. 4, 2019

Dispatch:  What is the difference between digital and optical zoom?  What effect does each one have on the image?

Fiinish notes

Grade Notebooks

Review for Quiz

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Fri., Apr. 5, 2019

Dispatch:  Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Quizzes and Notebooks

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Mon., Apr. 1, 2019

NO SCHOOL!

Cesar Chavez Day!
Tue., Apr. 9, 2019

Dispatch:  Group Names

Work on Storyboards
Blank Storyboard
Storyboard Rubric
Due at the end of class
  
Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Wed, Apr. 10, 2019

Dispatch:  Compare storyboards and come up with one idea that your group will "pitch" to the class.

Project 5 - Visual Storytelling

Complete the project pitch and treatement form which you will use to pitch your idea.

Project Pitches
(Project Pitch Rubric)

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.

Thu, Apr. 11, 2019

Dispatch:  Group Names

Project Pitches

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Fri., Apr. 12, 2019

Dispatch:  

Finish Project Pitches

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Mon., Apr. 8, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch the short movies on storyboarding

Blank Storyboard
Storyboard Rubric

Work on Storyboards - Due at the end of class tomorrow.
  
Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Tue., Apr. 23, 2019

Dispatch:  Start Shooting Project 5

Exploring Photographs, Lesson 1—Methods of Visual Analysis

Options for the next project

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Wed, Apr. 24, 2019

Dispatch:  Check out groupt to Shoot Project 5

Finish Exploring Photographs, Lesson 1—Methods of Visual Analysis

Options for the next project
  
Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.

Thu, Apr. 25, 2019

Dispatch:  Check out groupt to Shoot Project 5

Movie, “Long Exposure Photography Guide and Tips

Options for the next project

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Fri., Apr. 26, 2019

Dispatch:  Check out groups to Shoot Project 5

Movie, “PBS American Photography 1 of 3

Options for the next project 

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Mon., Apr. 22, 2019

Dispatch:  Review your pitch with your group

Finish Project Pitches

Options for the next project

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Tue., Apr. 30, 2019

Dispatch: Check out groupt to Shoot Project 5

Movie, “PBS American Photography 1 of 3

Options for the next project  

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Wed, May 1, 2019

Dispatch: What are the five plot points we learned and what is the significance of each one.

Choose six photos for your project and upload them to Schoology

Ideas for the next Project 
  
Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.

Thu, May 2, 2019

Dispatch:  “How to Photograph Trees, Mushrooms and Rivers | Woodland Photography Tips

Choose six photos for your project and upload them to Schoology

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Mon., Apr. 29, 2019

Dispatch:  Write a story about a famous photographer who has a secret life and they are afraid they might become exposed.  

Your story should be at least three paragraphs long.  The story should have a beginning (the setup), a middle (the conflict), and an end (the resolution).  

The story should be on a separate piece of paper and turned in before the end of class.  Worth 20 points  Click here for the rubric.

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Fri, May 3, 2019

Dispatch:  “How to Photograph Trees, Mushrooms and Rivers | Woodland Photography Tips

Notes 5 - Nature Photography

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Tue., May 7, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch, "How to Set up a Tripod"

​Go outside and practice using 10 shots then pass the camera

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Wed, May 8, 2019

Dispatch: Watch, "How to capture birds in flight - Wildlife Photography Tutorial"

Look at Photos from Yesterday

Movie, "MASTERING FOCUS | A landscape photography tutorial"
  
Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.

Thu, May 9, 2019

Dispatch:  Describe the type of nature photography you are interested in and give at least two reasons why. (Note: one word answers like, “it’s fun and exciting” are not acceptable.)

Grade Notebooks

Review for the Quiz

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Mon., May 6, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch, "Watch, “10 Amazing Wildlife Photography Tips.” Write two of the tips in your notebook.

Finish Note 5 - Nature Photography

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Fri, May 10, 2019

Dispatch:  Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Quizzes and Notebooks

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Thu, May 16, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch, "Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve Trail"

Complete The Field Trip Goals Sheet

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Mon., May 13, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch, "Watch, “10 Amazing Wildlife Photography Tips.” Write two of the tips in your notebook.

Finish Note 5 - Nature Photography

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Fri, May 17, 2019

Dispatch:  Work on planning your news articles

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Fri., May 14, 2019

Dispatch:  What questions do you think you should ask when writing a news story?

Project 5 - Photojournalism

Watch the movie, “How to write news articles - In a nutshell.”  Afterward write the three basic principles in your notebook.

Watch the short movie - "Creating a News Report"

Project Planning Time
Complete the Project Planning form and the News Article Planning Template

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Wed, May 15, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch, "Who Decides What's Newsworthy?"

Complete  "What's Newsworthy?"  Worksheet A

Project Planning Time

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Thu, May 23, 2019

Dispatch:  Make Posters with your Visual Storytelling Photos

Grade Project 5

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Mon., May 20, 2019

Dispatch:  Nature Photography Field Trip to the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve

Standard(s):  CTE.AME.C.7.2 Identify successful business models and analyze various facets of those models, such as market analysis, marketing strategy, and product value.
Fri, May 24, 2019

Dispatch:  Watch, "Dunkirk: Visual Storytelling at its Finest"

Grade Project 5

Watch the Project 4 - Six Word Memoir Movies

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Tue., May 21, 2019

Dispatch: Watch, "GoogleDocs Newspaper Formatting

Project Planning Time
Complete the Project Planning form and the News Article Planning Template 

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Wed., May 22, 2019

Dispatch: Watch, "GoogleDocs Newspaper Formatting

Project Planning Time
Complete the Project Planning form and the News Article Planning Template 

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Thu, May 30, 2019

Dispatch: Work on your Photojournalism Project (due tomorrow)

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Mon., May 27, 2019

Memorial Day

NO SCHOOL!
Fri, May 31, 2019

​Dispatch: Work on your Photojournalism Project (due today)

Standards(s):  
AME Standard A2.2 Know the component steps and skills required to design, edit, and produce a production for audio, video, electronic, or printed presentation.
Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively


Tue., May 28, 2019

Dispatch: Watch, "GoogleDocs Newspaper Formatting

Project Planning Time
Complete the Project Planning form and the News Article Planning Template 

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Wed., May 29, 2018

Dispatch:   What is Fairness?

Movie - "What is the Fairness Doctrine?"

The "Fairness" Formula

Case Studies

Standard(s):  Common Core Comprehension and Collaboration
Standard 1.Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-onone, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.