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Daybook

Wednesday, February 7

Block B – Computers 9/10

  • Attendance
  • Introduction to design problems, continue “Scale”

Block C – ICT 11/12

  • Attendance
  • Submit your presentations and speaking notes to the website
  • Finish presentations
  • Start next unit, do Specificity

Block D – Video & Film

  • Attendance
  • Quiz Review
  • PSA Analysis
Daybook

Tuesday, February 6

Block B – Computers 9/10

  • Attendance
  • Complete Activity 1 – Desktop Background
  • Introduction to design problems, start on “Scale”

Block C – ICT 11/12

  • Attendance
  • Submit your presentations and speaking notes to the website
  • Begin presentations

Block D – Video & Film

  • Attendance
  • Stephen Spielberg Film Techniques
  • Filming Expectations
  • Practice some Spielberg shots on the iPads
  • Quiz Review
Daybook

Monday, February 5

Block B – Computers 9/10

  • Please sit according to seating chart
  • Attendance
  • Complete Activity 1 – Colour Palettes
  • Activity 2 – Desktop Background

Block C – ICT 11/12

  • Attendance
  • 40 mins to work on Technology Research Project
  • Begin presentations

Block D – Video & Film

  • Attendance
  • Rule of Thirds
  • Practice using a script to shoot a short scene using rule of thirds (w/ iPads)
  • Watch some student examples on AppleTV
Daybook

Friday, February 2

Block B – Computers 9/10

  • Attendance
  • Complete Activity 1 – Colour Palettes
  • Activity 2 – Desktop Background
  • Guild Formation + Guild Battle

Block C – ICT 11/12

  • Attendance
  • 20% time introduction
  • Explore topics
  • Have a topic decided by next week to pitch and begin work

Block D – Video & Film

  • Attendance
  • 180 Degree Rule
  • Practice using a script to shoot a short scene (w/ iPads)
  • Watch some student examples on AppleTV
Daybook

Thursday, February 1

Block B – Computers 9/10

  • Attendance
  • Icebreakers / Get to Know You Activity (People Bingo)
  • Access to computers and class website
  • Computer Lab Policy / Work Habits
  • How Colours Make Us Buy
  • Activity 1 – Colour Palettes

Block C – ICT 11/12

  • Attendance
  • Technology Research Project Research
  • Slide Design / Presentation Tips
  • Assemble your PowerPoint presentation
  • Be ready to present on Monday
  • Today is the last class for this project as tomorrow is 20% time

Block D – Video & Film

  • Attendance
  • Finish Script Writing Activity 1 and 2
  • How To Create a Storyboard (YouTube)
  • Storyboard Activity 1 and 2