2nd Hour: 7th Grade, 3rd Quarter, 2016-2017

**Extra Credit is emailed out each week - take advantage of each of these extra credit opportunities.  Once the opportunity expires, it is too late to get that extra credit.  Extra credit can only help you grade.

**You also have “PLUS POINTS” you could use to boost a score.  You have 2 sets of “PLUS POINTS”, be sure to use them.  Your “PLUS POINTS” expire each quarter - do not let them go to waste.

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WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

January 9

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End of 2nd Quarter

End of 1st Semester

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First day of 3rd Quarter

First day of 2nd Semester

Watch PBIS PSA Episodes of previous class.

January 16

No School, Teacher Inservice

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No School, Ice Storm

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“Race Against the Clock: Fun Facts (45 facts)”

Students type the 45 facts throughout the entire class period.

Students print (done or not done) at the end of the class period.

The number of facts typed is their score.

The facts are less than a full line of type - no facts are more than one line.

First 10-minutes with “keyboard skin” on the keyboard.

Practice your keyboard skills whenever you have a chance - this is a skill you will use for a long time.

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“Race Against the Clock: Fun Facts (45 facts)”

Students type the 45 facts throughout the entire class period.

Students print (done or not done) at the end of the class period.

The number of facts typed is their score.

The facts are less than a full line of type - no facts are more than one line.

First 10-minutes with “keyboard skin” on the keyboard.

Practice your keyboard skills whenever you have a chance - this is a skill you will use for a long time.

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“8 Keyboarding Races:  4 covered and 4 uncovered”

Students have the entire class period to complete a total of 8 Typing Races (from my website).

4 Typing Races must be completed with the keyboarding skin ON.  Students need to ‘snip’ the results of each race and copy-and-paste into WORD.

4 Typing Races will be completed with the keyboarding skin OFF.  Students need to ‘snip’ the results of each race and copy-and-paste into WORD.

Find you average speed and average accuracy with the skin ON.

Find your  average speed and average accuracy with the skin OFF.

Print and turn in.

January 23

“8 Keyboarding Races:  4 covered and 4 uncovered”

Students have the entire class period to complete a total of 8 Typing Races (from my website).

4 Typing Races must be completed with the keyboarding skin ON.  Students need to ‘snip’ the results of each race and copy-and-paste into WORD.

4 Typing Races will be completed with the keyboarding skin OFF.  Students need to ‘snip’ the results of each race and copy-and-paste into WORD.

Find your average speed and average accuracy with the skin ON.

Find your  average speed and average accuracy with the skin OFF.

Print and turn in.

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Animation Challenge in class - lots of thinking and problem-solving

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No School, more winter weather!

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Animation Challenge in class - lots of thinking and problem-solving

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Finish Animation Challenge

Introduce the Animation Creation project - criteria, explanations

Look at examples of past Animation Creation projects

Animation Creation storyboard due on Wednesday - time to start storyboard in class

January 30

Finish Animation Challenge

Introduce the Animation Creation project - criteria, explanations

Look at examples of past Animation Creation projects

Animation Creation storyboard due on Wednesday - time to start storyboard in class

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Animation Creation Storyboard due, workday 1

February 1 - noon out

Animation Creation Storyboard due, workday 1

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Animation Creation workday 2

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Animation Creation workday 2

February 6

Animation Creation workday 3

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Animation Creation workday 2.5 (short classes with Iowa Assessment testing)

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Animation Creation workday 4

(short classes with Iowa Assessment testing)

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Animation Creation workday 3  (short classes with Iowa Assessment testing)

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Finish up Animation Creation, print 6 slides on the page

(short classes with Iowa Assessment testing)

February 13

Animation Creation workday 4, print 6 slides on the page

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Animation Creation PRESENTATION DAY!!

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Animation Creation PRESENTATION DAY!!

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“Animation Creation Reflection” - answer the questions, print, and begin on Timings assignment.

Timings Assignment:

  • 3 covered 1 minute timings
  • Find your average COVERED accuracy and speed (divide by 3)
  • 5 uncovered 1 minute timings
  • Find your average UNCOVERED accuracy and speed (divide by 5)

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No School - PD

February 20

“Animation Creation Reflection” - answer the questions, print, and begin on Timings assignment.

Timings Assignment:

  • 3 covered 1 minute timings
  • Find your average COVERED accuracy and speed (divide by 3)
  • 5 uncovered 1 minute timings
  • Find your average UNCOVERED accuracy and speed (divide by 5)

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Timings assignment due BOC

“Race Against the Clock: Valentine Facts (22 facts)”

Students type the 22 facts throughout the entire class period.

Students print (done or not done) at the end of the class period.

The number of facts typed is their score.

The facts are less than a full line of type - no facts are more than one line.

First 10-minutes with “keyboard skin” on the keyboard.

Practice your keyboard skills whenever you have a chance - this is a skill you will use for a long time.

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Timings assignment due BOC

“Race Against the Clock: Valentine Facts (22 facts)”

Students type the 22 facts throughout the entire class period.

Students print (done or not done) at the end of the class period.

The number of facts typed is their score.

The facts are less than a full line of type - no facts are more than one line.

First 10-minutes with “keyboard skin” on the keyboard.

Practice your keyboard skills whenever you have a chance - this is a skill you will use for a long time.

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Using video in Movie Maker

Adjusting volume with video and audio

Using the different video cameras - how to hook up the camera to pull video into your file

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Using video in Movie Maker

Adjusting volume with video and audio

Using the different video cameras - how to hook up the camera to pull video into your file

February 27

Last steps for video into movie

Save as movie file

Email both movie file and movie maker project (.mp4 and .wlmp)

Watch example commercial - notice how the script would be written in order to have the commercial we previewed

Begin script-writing - what do you want to sell?

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Last steps for video into movie

Save as movie file

Email both movie file and movie maker project (.mp4 and .wlmp)

Watch example commercial - notice how the script would be written in order to have the commercial we previewed

Begin script-writing - what do you want to sell?

March 1 - noon out

Script-writing… use the script-writing doc as a guide

Speaking parts should be in normal text

Non-speaking parts should be in italics

If script is finished, begin filming

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Script-writing… use the script-writing doc as a guide

Speaking parts should be in normal text

Non-speaking parts should be in italics

Finish up scripts and begin filming

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Begin filming

March 6

Begin filming

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Filming continues - be ready to help another person with the filming process

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Filming continues - be ready to help another person with the filming process

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Begin editing process with Movie Maker… text, video special effects (speed up or slow down), and music should be used creatively and effectively

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Begin editing process with Movie Maker… text, video special effects (speed up or slow down), and music should be used creatively and effectively

March 13

Final day of editing process with Movie Maker… text, video special effects (speed up or slow down), and music should be used creatively and effectively

Email BOTH  the Movie Maker Project and the FINAL finished commercial movie file (.mp4) to Mrs. Driscol

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Final day of editing process with Movie Maker… text, video special effects (speed up or slow down), and music should be used creatively and effectively

Email BOTH  the Movie Maker Project and the FINAL finished commercial movie file (.mp4) to Mrs. Driscol

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Watch final commercials!

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Watch final commercials!

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March 20

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End of 3rd Quarter

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4th Quarter begins!!

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