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Grading Period 4, January 3 - February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017


DDMP Students, Today is the last day of the grading period. All assignments must be submitted today.

Warm-Up: Impact - DDMP Text 
Students will read the Impact page on Signatures - Page 220

Today's Objectives
The student will complete and submit any missing assignments. 
The student will demonstrate good design principles constructing a Lost Dog flier on an InDesign Document.
The student will utilize a three-row and three-column design grid to position layout elements.

Lost Dog Flier Template
Students will use the template grid to position and balance their layout.
The template is divided in thirds to assist with a balanced layout.

Make Up Work
Students with outstanding (missing) assignments will finish their work.
This will be a priority over the extension project (contest).

Special Effects Photo Contest
Extension Project --  Green Screen Effects Photography

Students that complete their Google Doc may continue work on their special effects work.
Students will construct an imaginary image using Photoshop.

Required Photos:
Background photo
Student photo
Insect or animal photo

Directions:
Students will acquire photo of a animal, bird or insect.
NOTE: Cannot be an animal humans are known to ride.
Students will acquire a background photo NOT associated with the animal, bird or insect's habitat.
Students will use the green screen to acquire their photo -- posed to be riding their subject.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Thursday, February 16, 2017


DDMP Students, Students with missing assignments will concentrate their efforts on finishing and submitting their work. Missing assignments takes priority over the Lost Dog flier.

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Using a Grid to Organize Elements

Today's Objectives
The student will complete and submit any missing assignments. 
The student will demonstrate good design principles constructing a Lost Dog flier on an InDesign Document.
The student will utilize a three-row and three-column design grid to position layout elements.

Lost Dog Flier Template
Students will use the template grid to position and balance their layout.
The template is divided in thirds to assist with a balanced layout.

Make Up Work
Students with outstanding (missing) assignments will finish their work.
This will be a priority over the extension project (contest).

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

DDMP Students, Friday, February 17, is the last day of the grading period.
Missing assignments MUST be completed by Friday.

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Setting Up a New Document

Today's Objectives
The student will complete and submit any missing assignments. 
The student will demonstrate good design principles constructing a Lost Dog flier on an InDesign Document.
The student will utilize a three-row and three-column design grid to position layout elements.

Lost Dog Flier Template
Students will use the template grid to position and balance their layout.
The template is divided in thirds to assist with a balanced layout.

Make Up Work
Students with outstanding (missing) assignments will finish their work.
This will be a priority over the extension project (contest).

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Structuring a Layout

Today's Objectives
The student will demonstrate good design principles constructing a Lost Dog flier on an InDesign Document.
The student will utilize a three-row and three-column design grid to position layout elements.

Chapter 10, Activity 10-1: Design Principles -- Google Classroom
Students will apply what they have learned in typography and print design to create a flier.
The flier content is outlined in the activity instructions on Page 217.

Lost Dog Flier Template
Students will use the template grid to position and balance their layout.
The template is divided in thirds to assist with a balanced layout.

Make Up Work
Students with outstanding (missing) assignments will finish their work.
This will be a priority over the extension project (contest).

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Monday, February 13, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - White Space

Today's Objectives
The student will demonstrate good design principles constructing a Lost Dog flier on an InDesign Document.
The student will utilize a three-row and three-column design grid to position layout elements.

Chapter 10, Activity 10-1: Design Principles -- Google Classroom
Students will use the resources provided to construct an 8.5" x 11" flier using Adobe InDesign.
Students will apply what they have learned in typography and print design to create a flier.
The flier content is outlined in the activity instructions on Page 217.

Make Up Work
Students with outstanding (missing) assignments will finish their work.
This will be a priority over the extension project (contest).

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Friday, February 10, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Unity

Today's Objectives
The student will demonstrate good design principles on an InDesign Document.
The student will format an InDesign Document following the instructions of the activity.

Chapter 10, Activity 10-1: Design Principles -- Google Classroom
Students will use the resources provided to construct an 8.5" x 11" flier using Adobe InDesign.
The flier content is outlined in the activity instructions on Page 217.
Work on asymmetrical balance with the six required objects in the flier layout.

Special Effects Photo Contest
Extension Project --  Green Screen Effects Photography
REMEMBER This is an extension activity, and requires that all Chapter 10 assignments are complete before continuing any work on the Special FX Photo project.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Emphasis

Today's Objectives
The student will demonstrate good design principles on an InDesign Document.
The student will format an InDesign Document following the instructions of the activity.

Chapter 10, Activity 10-1: Design Principles -- Google Classroom
Students will use the resources provided to construct an 8.5" x 11" flier using Adobe InDesign.
The flier content is outlined in the activity instructions on Page 217.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Rhythm

Today's Objectives
The student will demonstrate good design principles on an InDesign Document.
The student will format an InDesign Document following the instructions of the activity.

Chapter 10: Print Design -- Google Classroom
Students will wrap up any work remaining on this Google Document.
Students will use the Chapter 10 PPT slids and PDF (Chapter 10 text).

Chapter 10, Activity 10-1: Design Principles -- Google Classroom
Students will use the resources provided to construct an 8.5" x 11" flier using Adobe InDesign.
Students will apply what they have learned in typography and print design to create a flier.
The flier content is outlined in the activity instructions on Page 217.

Special Effects Photo Contest
Extension Project --  Green Screen Effects Photography
REMEMBER This is an extension activity, and requires that all Chapter 10 assignments are complete before continuing any work on the Special FX Photo project.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Balance

Today's Objectives
The student will define design principles on a Google Document.
The student will format a Google Document following the instructions of the activity.

Kahoot - Balance

Scholastic Writing Stories
Some DDMP students need stories to illustrate for an upcoming project.
Looking for Student Authors willing to share their stories for illustration.

Student Magazine Cover
All students will Export a PDF copy and ADD the PDF to Google Classroom.

Chapter 10: Print Design -- Google Classroom
Students will complete the Google Document.
Students will use the Chapter 10 PPT slids and PDF (Chapter 10 text).

Special Effects Photo Contest
Extension Project --  Green Screen Effects Photography
Students that complete their Google Doc may continue work on their special effects work.
Students will construct an imaginary image using Photoshop.

Required Photos:
Background photo
Student photo
Insect or animal photo

Directions:
Students will acquire photo of a animal, bird or insect.
NOTE: Cannot be an animal humans are known to ride.
Students will acquire a background photo NOT associated with the animal, bird or insect's habitat.
Students will use the green screen to acquire their photo -- posed to be riding their subject.

Photoshop PSD Sheet = 8" X 10", Landscape or Portrait

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Monday, February 6, 2017


Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Understanding Design Principles

Check Google Email
Students will delete old messages and store information they need.
Students will submit PDF documents and finish incomplete assignments.

Today's Objectives
The student will construct an 8.5" X 11" magazine cover with their image, title and five article headings.
The student will export a PDF Print copy and ADD their PDF to Google Classroom.

Student Magazine Cover Project -- Google Classroom
PDF files MUST be submitted on today.

Photography Effects Contest
The extension activity has become a contest.
ALL students are required to submit an entry.
The Effects photo will eventually be assessed for a grade.

Extension Contest Project --  Green Screen Effects Photography

Students will construct an imaginary image using Photoshop.

Required Photos:
Background photo
Student photo
Insect or animal photo

Directions:
Students will acquire photo of a animal, bird or insect.
NOTE: Cannot be an animal humans are known to ride.
Students will acquire a background photo NOT associated with the animal, bird or insect's natural habitat.
Students will use the green screen to acquire their photo -- posed to be riding their subject.

Students will use Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.
InDesign Sheet 8.5" X 11", Portrait or Landscape orientation (depends on layout design).
Setup Rectangular Frame (with X) = 8" X 10", center the frame on the sheet.
Place the finished PSD photo image in the Rectangular Frame.

Photoshop Sheet 8" X 10", Portrait or Landscape orientation (depends on image design).
Photoshop Layers = background; subject (animal, bird or insect); student photo.
Students may create additional layers as needed.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Friday, February 3, 2017

Today's Objectives
The student acquire and prepare photo images for a magazine cover.
The student will construct an 8.5" X 11" magazine cover with their image, title and five article headings.

Student Magazine Cover Project -- Google Classroom
Students will be able to finish up on Monday.
PDF files MUST be submitted on Monday.

Step-by-step video tutorials on Google Classroom.

Magazine Cover Requirements
Title - Illustrator text graphic.
Issue Number and Month, i.e. Issue 01, January 2017.
Five article headlines - InDesign Type Tool.
Article typeface same as title or pleasant font contrast.
Article headings vertically and horizontally aligned.
Text objects - maximum contrast from background.
Student name in feature article heading.
Student photograph - main emphasis.
Background Photo

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Warm Up -- Test Review
Chapter 8 PPT Slides
Chapter 9 PPT Slides

Typography Test TODAY! 

Typography Test
Read each question carefully.
You can skip a question and come back.
Press the Submit button when finished.

DO NOT access the link until instructed.

Today's Objectives
The student acquire and prepare photo images for a magazine cover.
The student will construct an 8.5" X 11" magazine cover with their image, title and five article headings.

Student Magazine Cover Project -- Google Classroom
The due date has been extended until Friday, February 3.

Step-by-step video tutorials on Google Classroom.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Warm Up -- Test Review
Chapter 9 PPT Slides

Typography Test TOMORROW! -- Review the Podcasts, text and slides Chapter 8 and 9.

Kahoot -- Typeface Print Graphics

Today's Objectives
The student acquire and prepare photo images for a magazine cover.
The student will construct an 8.5" X 11" magazine cover with their image, title and five article headings.

Student Magazine Cover Project -- Google Classroom
Students will design and construct a magazine cover using their photo image.
Remember, to be mindful of the Layers.

Step-by-step video tutorials on Google Classroom.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Warm Up -- Test Review
Chapter 8 PPT Slides

Typography Test on Thursday -- Review the Podcasts, text and slides Chapter 8 and 9.

Kahoot -- Typeface Parts & Alignment Styles

Today's Objectives
The student acquire and prepare photo images for a magazine cover.
The student will construct an 8.5" X 11" magazine cover with their image, title and five article headings.

Student Magazine Cover Project -- Google Classroom
Students will design and construct a magazine cover using their photo image.
Remember, to be mindful of the Layers.

Step-by-step video tutorials on Google Classroom.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Monday, January 30, 2017


Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Prepping Vector Files

Typography Test on Thursday -- Review the Podcasts, text and slides Chapter 8 and 9.

Kahoot -- Typography

Today's Objectives
The student acquire and prepare photo images for a magazine cover.
The student will construct an 8.5" X 11" magazine cover with their image, title and five article headings.

Student Magazine Cover Project -- Google Classroom
Students will design and construct a magazine cover using their photo image.
Remember, be mindful of the Layers.

Step-by-step video tutorials on Google Classroom.

Background Photo Requirements
Photo Size = 7.5 inch width, 10 inch height
Resolution = 300 ppi (high resolution)
Students will save PSD file types
Photoshop Color Mode = CMYK

Adobe Illustrator
Color Mode = CMYK
Custom Size Sheets = Size of the Rectangular Frame (with the X)

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Friday, January 27, 2016

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Prepping Raster Files

Today's Objectives
The student acquire and prepare photo images for a magazine cover.
The student will construct an 8.5" X 11" magazine cover with their image, title and five article headings.

Student Magazine Cover Project -- Google Classroom
Students will design and construct a magazine cover using their photo image.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Understanding Licensing

Today's Objectives
The student acquire and prepare photo images for a magazine cover.
The student will construct an 8.5" X 11" magazine cover with their image, title and five article headings.

Student Magazine Cover Project -- Google Classroom
Students will design and construct a magazine cover using their photo image.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Acquiring Vector Images and Clip Art

Today's Objectives
The student acquire and prepare photo images for a magazine cover.
The student will construct an 8.5" X 11" magazine cover with their image, title and five article headings.

Student Magazine Cover Project -- Google Classroom
Students will design and construct a magazine cover using their photo image.
Students will use high resolution photos to construct their magazine cover.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Scanning Hard Copies

Today's Objectives
The student will define terms related to print graphics.
The student will explain common features related to raster and vector tools.

Chapter 9: Print Graphics - Features & Terms -- Google Classroom
Students will complete and submit their Chapter 9 Print Graphics Google Doc.

Basic Design Elements -- Google Classroom
Students will complete and submit their BDE Google Doc.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcast - Acquiring Vector Images and Clip Art

Monday, January 23, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Sourcing Digital Photographs

Today's Objectives
The student will define terms related to print graphics.
The student will explain common features related to raster and vector tools.

Chapter 9: Print Graphics - Features & Terms -- Google Classroom
Students will complete Chapter Print Graphics Google Doc.

Basic Design Elements -- Google Classroom
Students will ensure their answers are formatted correctly (blue text).

Under Repetition, include at least four examples of objects that are repeated to establish consistency.

Under Alignment, include three of the most common styles of alignment used for printed text, and type the following question with an answer: What are rivers of white space, and when do they occur?

Layout & Composition Video

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcast - Creating Screen Captures

Friday, January 20, 2017

Complete Chapter 9 Print Graphics Google Doc.

Today's Objectives
The student will define terms related to print graphics.
The student will revise an InDesign document freeing it of typographical issues.

Activity 8-3: Cleaning Up Typeset Text -- Google Classroom
It is necessary to re-assign this InDesign document.

Students will eliminate any widows or orphans on the InDesign document.
Students will edit En dashes and Em dashes.
Students will replace straight quotes with curly quotes.
Students will Export a PDF Print copy of the InDesign document.
Students will ADD the PDF copy to this Google Classroom assignment.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

Review DDMP Podcasts

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Chapter 9: Print Graphics

Today's Objectives
The student will define terms related to print graphics.
The student will explain common features related to raster and vector tools.

All students will begin the Chapter 9 assignment.

Chapter 9: Print Graphics - Features & Terms -- Google Classroom
Students will use the Chapter 9 text and slides to complete today's Google document.
All students should be able to complete this assignment today.

Adobe Free Time
Students that have completed all their DDMP assignments may enjoy Adobe free time.
Students may also have the option of working on assignments from other classes.
Students should NOT be playing online games.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

Review DDMP Podcasts

Wednesday, January 18, 2017


Warm Up -- File Management
Students will ensure needed files are backed up to Google Drive.
Students will delete ALL folders and files NOT needed.
Students will organize their Google Drive Folders; especially DDMP.

Today's Objectives
The student will evaluate examples of good and bad typography in various publications.
The student will explain what makes the typography examples good or bad.

Activity 8-2: Determining Readability -- Google Classroom
Students will finish work on their Google Slides.
At the 5-minute bell ALL students will SUBMIT their Google Slides.

Activity 8-3: Cleaning Up Typeset Text -- Google Classroom
Students that have completed activity 8-2 will begin this assignment.

Widows and Orphans Video 1

Widows and Orphans Video 2

2017 Student Calendars
Printing will resume once the replacement toner cartridges have arrived.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

Review DDMP Podcasts

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Punctuation Marks

Today's Objectives
The student will evaluate examples of good and bad typography in various publications.
The student will explain what makes the typography examples good or bad.

Activity 8-2: Determining Readability -- Google Classroom
Students will work in groups of three (two depending on numbers).
Each student will find examples of good and bad typography in magazines, mailers, advertisements, etc.
Students will acquire examples from the Web or from printed publications.
Students will use the Notes Section on each slide to explain how each example is good or bad.

Group Collaboration: Activity 8-2
Groups will evaluate and assess each others typography examples.
Students will revise their examples and work as needed.
Each student MUST complete their own Google Slides.

2017 Student Calendars
Printing will resume once the replacement toner cartridges have arrived.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

Review DDMP Podcasts

Monday, January 16, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Friday, January 13, 2017

Warm Up -- Chapter 8: Print Type 
Students will review the Ch. 8 Slides

Today's Objectives
The student will evaluate examples of good and bad typography in various publications.
The student will explain what makes the typography examples good or bad.

Activity 8-2: Determining Readability -- Google Classroom
Students will work in groups of three (two depending on numbers).
Each student will find examples of good and bad typography in magazines, mailers, advertisements, etc.
Students will acquire examples from the Web.
Students will use the Notes Section on each slide to explain how each example is good or bad.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

Review DDMP Podcasts

Thursday, January 12, 2017

No Warm Up Today
Students will begin working on any unfinished assignments.
Today is a catch up day for those needing the extra time.

2017 Calendar Project -- Google Classroom
Students needing to complete their calendar (Publisher Document) will use today's class time to complete any work on their 2017 Calendars. The printing of calendars will resume when replacement toner cartridges are received.

Chapter 8 Print Type -- Make Up Work

Students will ensure the following assignments are complete:

Ch. 8 Vocabulary of Typography
Activity 8-1: Identifying Elements in a Typeface
Basic Design Elements

Contrasting Type
Students will finish the construction of their six text graphics
Students will Place their text graphics into the InDesign.

InDesign Contrasting Type Template
Students will Place their six text graphics into the InDesign sheet:
Top Row: 1 = Size; 2 = Weight; 3 = Structure
Bottom Row: 4 = Form; 5 = Direction; 6 = Color

Adobe Free Time
Students that have completed all their assignments may experiment and explore.
Students should NOT use this time to play games.

Students that finished all DDMP assignments may also complete work from other classes during this time.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

Review DDMP Podcasts

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Warm Up - Podcast
(Headphones) - Widows and Orphans

Today's Objectives
The student will create six 8 X 8 text graphics contrasting type.
The student will assemble six text graphics into an InDesign sheet.

Contrasting Type: Illustrator Text Graphics -- Google Classroom
Students should be wrapping up the work on their six text graphics.

InDesign Contrasting Type Template
Students will Place their six text graphics into the InDesign sheet:
Top Row: 1 = Size; 2 = Weight; 3 = Structure
Bottom Row: 4 = Form; 5 = Direction; 6 = Color

Export PDF Copy of InDesign Template
ADD PDF copy to the Google Classroom assignment

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

Punctuation Marks - podcast

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Grabbing Attention and Creating Interest with Text 

Today's Objectives
The student will create six 8 X 8 text graphics contrasting type.
The student will assemble six text graphics into an InDesign sheet.

Contrasting Type: Illustrator Text Graphics -- Google Classroom
Students will create a text graphic for each of the six methods of contrasting type.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

Widows and Orphans - podcast

Monday, January 9, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) - Considering Paragraph Width and Alignment

Today's Objectives
The student will create six 8 X 8 text graphics contrasting type.
The student will assemble six text graphics into an InDesign sheet.

Basic Design Elements -- Google Classroom
Students will complete their explanations of the basic design elements.

Contrasting Type: Illustrator Text Graphics -- Google Classroom
Students will save a copy of the Contrasting Type PPT Slids to their Desktop
Students will begin working on the creation of six text graphics
Students will create a text graphic for each of the six methods of contrasting type.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

Grabbing Attention and Creating Interest with Text - podcast

Friday, January 6, 2017

No Warm Up Today
Students will complete the following assignments:
Ch 8 The Vocabulary of Typography
Activity 8-1 

Today's Objectives
Students will explain how the basic design elements are used in print.
Students will define the difference between serif and sans serif fonts.

Kahoot -- Typography

Basic Design Elements
Students will complete their explanations of the elements of design.
Explanations MUST be in the student's own words.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

Adjusting Spacing to Improve Readability - podcast

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Warm-Up: Basic Design Elements -- Google Doc
Read about Contrast and view the link (Contrast Notes Slides).
Students will begin their explanation of the design element contrast.

Today's Objectives
Students will explain the design element contrast.
Students will define the difference between serif and sans serif fonts.

Activity 8-1 - Google Slides

Students will complete and submit this assignment -- Google Classroom

Basic Design Elements -- Google Classroom
Students that finish Activity 8-1 will continue explaining the basic design elements.
Students will need to view the following video clip:

Beginning Graphic Design: Layout & Composition


Homework

Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive.

Adjusting Spacing to Improve Readability - podcast

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) Selecting Typeface, Size and Style for Readability

Today's Objectives
The student will describe the parts that make up a typeface
The student will define the difference between serif and sans serif fonts

Chapter 8: The Vocabulary of Typography -- Google Classroom
Students will complete the Vocabulary of Typography -- Google Slides
Serif vs Sans Serif video

Activity 8-1: Identifying Elements in a Typeface - Google Classroom
Students that complete Vocabulary of Typography will begin the activity.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive

Beginning Graphic Design: Layout & Composition - video

Adjusting Spacing to Improve Readability - podcast

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Today marks the first day of the Spring Semester

Warm Up -- Podcast
(Headphones) The Vocabulary of Typeface

Today's Objectives
The student will backup files they need to their Google Drive.
The student will organize their Google Drive folders and files.
The student will identify Serif and Sans Serif style fonts.

Beginning Graphic Design: Typography video

File Organization and Management

Students will ensure they have backed up folders and files they need.
Students will Delete all files and folders they created on the computer.

Google Drive
Students will organize their folders and files.
Students will Delete files they no longer need.

Form New Student Groups
Teacher MUST approve student groups
There may be certain students that CANNOT pair up.

Chapter 8: The Vocabulary of Typography -- Google Classroom
Students will begin the Vocabulary of Typography -- Google Slides
Serif vs Sans Serif video

Activity 8-1: Identifying Elements in a Typeface - Google Classroom
Students that complete Vocabulary of Typography will begin the activity.

Homework
Students will begin gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story.
Students are required to save story images to their Google Drive

Beginning Graphic Design: Layout & Composition - video

Making Text Readable - podcast