Mr. Powell's Class

Shape of the Day

Thursday, February 7

When does the brain stop growing?

Block A – Guitar

  • Attendance
  • Look at three new songs (Rockin Robin, Yankee Doodle, Surf Rock)

Block C – ICT 11/12

  • Silent reading
  • Attendance
  • Technology Research Presentations (2 left)
  • Human Robot

Block D – Video & Film

  • Attendance
  • PSA Analysis

Wednesday, February 6

What was Big Ben named after?

Block A – Guitar

  • Attendance
  • Look at three new songs (Rockin Robin, Yankee Doodle, Surf Rock)

Block C – ICT 11/12

  • Attendance
  • Technology Research Presentations
  • Please have your presentation submitted through the Teams Assignment page
  • Let me know if you need your speaking notes printed in the first 10 mins of class

Block D – Video & Film

  • Attendance
  • Silent Reading (20 mins)
  • Adobe Premiere Editing Practice

Tuesday, February 5

Do whales drink salt water?

Block A – Guitar

  • Attendance
  • Silent Reading (20 mins)
  • Play through Ode to Joy/Blues as an ensemble
  • Review notes on the top 3 strings
  • Look at three new songs (Rockin Robin, Yankee Doodle, Surf Rock)

Block C – ICT 11/12

  • Attendance
  • Technology Research Presentations
  • Please have your presentation submitted through the Teams Assignment page
  • Let me know if you need your speaking notes printed in the first 10 mins of class

Block D – Video & Film

  • Attendance
  • 3-Stages of Production
  • Adobe Premiere Editing Practice

Monday, February 4

Which one of the seven ancient wonders of the world is still standing?

Block A – Guitar

  • Attendance
  • Ode to Joy (next page in book)
  • feel free to write notation on printout

Block C – ICT 11/12

  • Attendance
  • Technology Research
  • Another PechaKucha example
  • You have Today to prepare and practice your presentation. Be ready to present on Tuesday.

Block D – Video & Film

  • Attendance
  • 180 degree rule
  • Speilberg film techniques

Friday, February 1

How far can a cat fall without injury?

Block A – Guitar

  • Attendance
  • Friday Campfire – songs using D and A7
  • Notes on the Second String (write notation on handout)

Block C – ICT 11/12

  • Attendance
  • Technology Research
  • You have Today/Monday to prepare and practice your presentation. Be ready to present on Tuesday.

Block D – Video & Film

  • Attendance
  • Rule of Thirds activity