Video Production 1A

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
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Timeline of Greatest Film
Milestones and Turning Points
in Film History
Tue., Aug. 18, 2015

Dispatch:  Signing of Program Cards

Introduction

Course Syllabus

Standard(s):  All
Wed, Aug. 19, 2015

Dispatch:  With those at your table, come up with one rule that you think we should have.  Be ready to share it with the class.

Movie - "Back To School Rules and Regulations"

Classroom Procedures and Standards of Conduct

Scavenger Hunt Ice Breaker

Standard(s):  All
Thu, Aug. 20, 2015

Dispatch:  Seating Chart

Movie - 10 Tragic Movie Set Disasters

Safety on the Set

Standard(s):  All
Fri., Aug. 21 2015

Dispatch:  Team Building - My Favorites

Read through the broadcast standards.  Put any questions your group has on the post-it notes.

Movie - "Google Policy Center"

Standard(s):  All 


Mon., Aug. 17, 2015

Welcome Back to School!
Tue., Aug. 25, 2015

Dispatch:  Team Names

What is filmmaking?  What do you know about Filmmaking?  What would you like to know about Filmmaking?

Chapter 1 Terms
Each Group will be assigned some of the terms.  The group will then put together a PowerPoint Presentation about their terms.

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Aug. 26, 2015

Dispatch:  Work on Creating Power Points

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Thu, Aug. 27, 2015

Dispatch:  Work on Creating Power Points

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015

Dispatch:  Discuss with your group how you will present your PowerPoint.

Chapter 1 Presentations

Filmmaking 2 Project Pitches

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Mon., Aug. 24, 2015

Class Does not Meet
Tue., Sept. 1, 2015

Dispatch: Go through the "TV Production Crew Positions" guide.  Each group will be assigned a section to present to the class.

Filmmaking 2 Project Pitches

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Sept. 2, 2015

Dispatch:  Finish working on your poster

Last PowerPoint presentation

Student Presentations

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Thu, Sept. 3, 2015

Dispatch:  Watch the training video for the Tricaster

Go into the studio and practice the roles.

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015

NO SCHOOL!!!
Mon., Aug. 31, 2015

Class Does not Meet
Tue., Sept. 8, 2015

Dispatch:  Watch the Short Movie.  What are these all examples of?

Project 1 - Electronic News Gathering

Work together in your groups to decide roles come up with ideas for your interview subject.

Practice with Equipment

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Sept. 9, 2015

Dispatch:  Have you ever called someone you didn’t know? What did you like and dislike about it?

Watch the movie, How To Interview - Part 3

Notes 1 -  Closed- and Open-Ended Questions

Role playing activity

Practice with Equipment

Standard(s):  CTE AME Standard A8.5 Differentiate writing processes, formats, and conventions used for various media.
Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Thu, Sept. 10, 2015

Dispatch:  What are the two basic types production and when are they commonly used?

Work on Student Role Plays / Practice with Cameras

Review for Quiz

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Sept. 11, 2015

Dispatch:  Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Sept. 7, 2015

Class Does not Meet
Tue., Sept. 15, 2015

Dispatch:  Continue preparing for your role plays

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Sept. 16, 2015

Dispatch:  Take Five minutes to prepare for your role play

Student Role Plays

Standard(s):  CTE AME Standard A8.5 Differentiate writing processes, formats, and conventions used for various media.
Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Thu, Sept. 17, 2015

Dispatch:  SkillsUSA Presentation

Review Role Plays

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Sept. 18, 2015

Dispatch:  Video - Who Decides What's Newsworthy?

Complete  "What's Newsworthy?"  Worksheet A
Using the Five News Values, write a short explanation of why you chose your news article in your notebook.  Use each of the five news values in constructing your response.  Be prepared to share your explanation with the rest of the class.

Finish Review of Role Plays

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Sept. 14, 2015

Class Does not Meet
Tue., Sept. 22, 2015

Dispatch:  Dispatch:  What does it mean to be “fair?”

Movie - "What is the Fairness Doctrine?"

The "Fairness" Formula

Worksheet C

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Sept. 23, 2015

NO SCHOOL!
Thu, Sept. 24, 2015

Dispatch:  Imagine that in the year 2014, the world’s technologies suddenly stop working. In your notebook, write a fictional story about a day in the life of a person if this occurred.

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). 

Do the story in your notebook.  It does not have to be turned in at the end of class.  Worth 15 Points.  Click here for the rubric.

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Sept. 25, 2015

Dispatch:  Watch the Short Movie "FilmSkills - How to Shoot Documentaries - The Art of the Interview"

Finish Project Status Reports / List of Questions

Prepare Project Pitches

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Sept. 21, 2015

Class Does not Meet
Tue., Sept. 29, 2015

Dispatch:  SkillsUSA

Finish Project Status Reports / List of Questions

Prepare Project Pitches

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Sept. 30, 2015

Dispatch:  Take 10 minutes to prepare your project pitch.  Remember to share which of the five news values that you believe your interview is designed to fulfill.

Project Pitches

Schedule Groups to Shoot next week

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Thu, Oct. 1, 2015

Dispatch:  Analyze the “newsworthiness” of the following new story using each of the five news values:

The South Gate city council has passed its annual budget, which includes dramatic cuts to the health and safety programs for senior citizens, who make up more than 30% of the residents in your community.

Guest Speaker - Mr. Alan Goldstein

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Oct. 2, 2015

Dispatch:  Grade notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Sept. 28, 2015

Class Does not Meet
Tue., Oct. 6, 2015

Dispatch:  Prepare PowerPoints based on Chapter 2 and 3 vocabulary terms.

Schedule group to shoot project 1

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Oct. 7, 2015

Dispatch:  Finish PowerPoints

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Thu, Oct. 8, 2015

Dispatch:  Film Badge Rules

PowerPoint Presentations

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Oct. 9, 2015

Dispatch:  Watch the series of short movies (click here to view).  What do you notice about these films?  Do they have anything in common?  How are they different?  After you are finished writing, share your answers with the group.

Notes 2 - History of Film

Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze, Jan. 7, 1894

Finish PowerPoint Presentations

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Oct. 5, 2015

Class Does not Meet
Tue., Oct. 13, 2015

Dispatch:  Watch the short movie - "The Sneeze"

Finish Notes 2 - History of Film

Watch the series of short films by the Lumiere Brothers

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Oct. 14, 2015

Dispatch:  Watch the movie - "A Trip to the Moon"

Compare and Contrast this movie with the movies of Edison and the Lumeire Brothers.

Notes 3 - History of Film

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Thu, Oct. 15, 2015

Dispatch:  Watch "The Great Train Robbery"

Finish Notes 3 - History of Film

Chapters 2 and 3 Vocabulary PowerPoints

Review for Quiz

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Oct. 16, 2015

Dispatch:  Grade Notebook

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Oct. 12, 2015

Dispatch:  Film Badge Rules

Schedule group to shoot project 1

Finish PowerPoint Presentations

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Tue., Oct. 20, 2015

Dispatch:  Demonstration – Starting a project, adding titles, and fading in and out in Adobe Premiere Pro.

Editing Project 1

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Oct. 21, 2015

Dispatch:  Demonstration – Starting a project, adding titles, and fading in and out in Adobe Premiere Pro.

Editing Project 1

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Thu, Oct. 22, 2015

Dispatch:  Demonstration – Exporting your final movie file.

Editing Project 1

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015

Dispatch:  Watch the short movie "How To Set Up 3-Point Lighting for Film, Video and Photography"

Each group will be assigned several terms from the list of Lighting Terms.  They will then prepare a short presentation to explain each term using the Filmmaker's Handbook.

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Oct. 19, 2015

Class Does Not Meet
Tue., Oct. 27, 2015

Dispatch:  Watch the short movie "How To Set Up 3-Point Lighting for Film, Video and Photography"

Each group will be assigned several terms from the list of Lighting Terms.  They will then prepare a short presentation to explain each term using the Filmmaker's Handbook.

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Oct. 28, 2015

Dispatch:  SkillsUSA

Finish PowerPoints

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Thu, Oct. 29, 2015

Dispatch:  Other than the entertainment industry, how might you use video production skills in the future?

Power Point Presentations

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Oct. 30, 2015

Dispatch:  Project 1 Showcase

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Oct. 26, 2015

Class Does Not Meet
Tue., Nov. 3, 2015

Dispatch:  Project 1 Showcase

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Nov. 4, 2015

Dispatch:  New Seating Chart

My Favorites

Project 2 - The Talk Show

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Thu, Nov. 5, 2015

Dispatch:  What are each of the three lights in three point lighting called and what is the purpose of each one?

SkillsUSA

Review for quiz
Lighting Terms Power Points


Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Nov. 6, 2015

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Nov. 2, 2015

Class Does Not Meet
Tue., Nov. 3, 2015

Dispatch:  Project 1 Showcase

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Nov. 4, 2015

Dispatch:  New Seating Chart

My Favorites

Project 2 - The Talk Show

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Thu, Nov. 5, 2015

Dispatch:  What are each of the three lights in three point lighting called and what is the purpose of each one?

SkillsUSA

Review for quiz
Lighting Terms Power Points


Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Nov. 6, 2015

Dispatch:  Grade Notebooks

Quiz

Correct Quiz

Turn in Notebooks

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Nov. 2, 2015

Class Does Not Meet
Tue., Nov. 10, 2015

Dispatch:  Group names

Project 2 - The Talk Show

Download the treatment template and complete it.

Rubric for Treatments

Work on Treatments

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Nov. 11, 2015

No School!

Veterans Day!
Thu, Nov. 12, 2015

Dispatch:  Work on Individual Talk Show Treatments

Due at the end of class

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015

Dispatch:  Movie - Writing the Killer Treatment with Michael Halperin

Work on Individual Talk Show Treatments.  Due at the end of class

Work on Project Pitches for Tuesday.

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Nov. 9, 2015

Class Does Not Meet
Tue., Nov. 17, 2015

Dispatch:  Talk Show Project Pitches

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Nov. 18, 2015

Dispatch:  Watch the first few minutes of "Birth of a Nation"

Notes 4 - History of Film

Watch "THE BANGVILLE POLICE (1913)" - First Appearance of The Keystone Cops

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.

Thu, Nov. 19, 2015

Dispatch:  Watch the short movie

Work in the Studio

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Nov. 20, 2015

Dispatch:  Dispatch:  Appearance Request Forms

Movie - "The Wonder of Television"  (Answer the questions asked in your notebook)

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Nov. 16, 2015

Class Does Not Meet
Tue., Dec. 1, 2015

Dispatch:  Watch the short movie - "Television Studio Basics"

Schedule yourself for crew on the sign up sheet.

Practice in the Studio

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Dec. 2, 2015

Dispatch:  Practice in the Studio

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.

Thu, Dec. 3, 2015

Dispatch:  Production Day Project 2

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015

Dispatch:  Production Day Project 2

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Nov. 30, 2015

Dispatch:  Continue planning your talk show.

Complete the "Request for Appearance Form" for students you'd like to be in your show.

Sign up for Production Roles for Project 2

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Tue., Dec. 8, 2015

Dispatch:  Production Day for Project 2

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.


Wed, Dec. 9, 2015

Dispatch:  Production Day for Project 2

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.

Thu, Dec. 10, 2015

Dispatch:  Production Day Project 2

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Fri., Dec. 11, 2015

Dispatch:  Production Day Project 2

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Dec. 7, 2015

Class does not meet
Tue., Dec. 15, 2015

SCHOOL CANCELLED!
Wed, Dec. 16, 2015

Class does not meet
Thu, Dec. 17, 2015

Dispatch:  Edit Project 2
Adobe Premiere Pro Help / Creating and editing titles

Put in:
1. Titles at the beginning and credits at the end
2.  Music at the beginning and end
3.  Lower thirds for the host and all guests
4.  Cover any mistakes with head bobs and cut out any long gaps

Export your movie, no matter what it looks like, with 15 minutes to go in class

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.

Fri., Dec. 18, 2015

Dispatch:  Project 2 Showcase

Standard(s):  Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards 6–12
1c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
Mon., Dec. 14, 2015

Class does not meet