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Grading Period 5, February 21 through April 13, 2017
Thursday, April 13, 2017 -- Last Day Of Grading Period Five

ALL missing assignments MUST be submitted today.

Finished or not.


Today's Objectives
The student will create a digital publication (EBook) using an InDesign EPUB template.
The student will complete and submit missing assignments.


EBook Digital Publication -- Google Classroom

Students will ADD a copy of their Word Doc. to this Google Classroom assignment.
Students will wrap up work on their EBook layouts.

Students will Export a PDF Print Copy to ADD to Google Classroom.
PDF File Name = lastname_firstinitial_EBook

Students will also Export an EPUB (Fixed Layout) Copy to ADD to Google Classroom.
EPUB File Name = lastname_firstinitial_EPUB


Wednesday, April 12, 2017

EBook Due Today.

Today's Objectives
The student will record image URL, name of the work, author and image thumbnail on a Word document.
The student will create a digital publication (EBook) using an InDesign EPUB template.


EBook Digital Publication -- Google Classroom

Students will ADD a copy of their Word Doc. to this Google Classroom assignment.
Students will wrap up work on their EBook layouts.

Students will Export a PDF Print Copy to ADD to Google Classroom.
PDF File Name = lastname_firstinitial_EBook

Students will also Export an EPUB (Fixed Layout) Copy to ADD to Google Classroom.
EPUB File Name = lastname_firstinitial_EPUB

Backup ALL files to Google Drive.


Tuesday, April 11, 2017


Wrap up work on EBook Image Attributions Word Doc.
EBook Image Attributions Word Document Requirements
Title = EBook Image Attributions
Quadruple Space after title
Image Attributions Info
Image Web Site URL
Image Thumbnail

Students MUST prepare this document to submit as a daily grade.

Today's Objectives
The student will record image URL, name of the work, author and image thumbnail on a Word document.
The student will create a digital publication (EBook) using an InDesign EPUB template.


EBook Digital Publication -- Google Classroom

Students will ADD a copy of their Word Doc. to this Google Classroom assignment.
Students will wrap up work on their EBook layouts.

Student publications are due Wednesday, April 12.


Homework
Students are required to obtain Creative Commons attribute information on image web sites that are blocked in the classroom. Students need to save the URL's, image name and author credit on a Word document.

Monday, April 10, 2017


Thursday, April 13, is the last day of the grading period.

EBook Due Date -- Wednesday, April 12.
ALL students will Export a PDF copy to submit on Wednesday.
Finished or not!

Today's Objectives
The student will find Copyright Free (Creative Commons) images to illustrate a short story (EBook).
The student will create a digital publication using an InDesign EPub template.

EBook Digital Publication -- Google Classroom
Students should be adding the story content and wrapping text around the image frames.
Students MUST have Text Frames and Rectangular Frames setup by the end of class today.

Balance the placement of images and text.

EBook Image Attributions Word Document Requirements
Title = EBook Image Attributions
Quadruple Space after title
Image Attributions Info
Image Web Site URL
Image Thumbnail

Students MUST prepare this document to submit as a daily grade.
ALL students will submit their Word document tomorrow.

Homework
Students are required to obtain Creative Commons attribute information on image web sites that are blocked in the classroom. Students need to save the URL's, image name and author credit on a Word document.

Friday, April 7, 2017

No warm up. Wrap up formatting on the EBook text frames, threading, Rectangular Frames (with X), for images, and the Text Wrap settings.

Today's Objectives
The student will find Copyright Free (Creative Commons) images to illustrate a short story (EBook).
The student will create a digital publication using an InDesign EPub template.

EBook Digital Publication -- Google Classroom
Students should be formatting the Text Frames and setting up Rectangular Frames for images.
Students should also be positioning Rectangular Frames and setting up Text Wrap.

Balance the placement of images and text.

The Due Date for the EBook is Wednesday, April 12.
Students will be required to submit what they have completed at that point.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Warm Up - Video Clip
(Headphones) - What is a Codec?
Listen to the first half.

Today's Objectives
The student will find Copyright Free (Creative Commons) images to illustrate a short story (EBook).
The student will create a digital publication using an InDesign EPub template.

Kahoot - Audio and EBook Formatting

EBook Digital Publication -- Google Classroom
Students should be formatting the Text Frames and setting up Rectangular Frames for images.
Students should also be positioning Rectangular Frames and setting up Text Wrap.

Students are required to maintain a Word Document with image source data and thumbnails.

Homework
Students are required to obtain Creative Commons attribute information on image web sites that are blocked in the classroom. Students need to save the URL's, image name and author credit on a Word document.

 Students need to review the following video clips:

Sample Rate and Bit Depth

Audio File Formats

Sound Card

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

No warm up. Finish setting up the EBook front cover and inside front cover.
Review the step by step video tutorials as needed.

Today's Objectives
The student will find Copyright Free (Creative Commons) images to illustrate a short story (EBook).
The student will create a digital publication using an InDesign EPub template.

EBook Digital Publication -- Google Classroom
Students will continue finding images needed to illustrate their Scholastic Writing short story.
Students will continue formatting the InDesign EBook layout sheet.

Today students should be finished with the EBook cover and inside cover page.
Students should be formatting the Text Frames and setting up Rectangular Frames for images.

Students are required to maintain a Word Document with image source data and thumbnails.

Homework
Students are required to obtain Creative Commons attribute information on image web sites that are blocked in the classroom. Students need to save the URL's, image name and author credit on a Word document.

 Students need to review the following video clips:

Sample Rate and Bit Depth

Audio File Formats

What is the Function of a Soundcard

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Warm Up - Re-establish User Computer Profiles
Students will setup their Apps and Bookmarks

Today's Objectives
The student will find Copyright Free (Creative Commons) images to illustrate a short story (EBook).
The student will create a digital publication using an InDesign EPub template.

EBook Digital Publication -- Google Classroom
Students will continue finding images to illustrate their digital publication.
Students should be formatting Rectangular Frames and Text Frames.

Students are required to maintain a Word Document with image source data and thumbnails.

Students will review the EBook Overview.

The text format options are standard double spacing and modified block. 

Review the alternative formatting videos on Google Classroom.

Homework
Students will continue gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story (EBook Publication).
Students are required to save images to their Google Drive.


Monday, April 3, 2017

Warm-Up: Video Clip
(Headphones) - What is the function of a sound card

Students will ensure all required files have been backed up to Google Drive.

Today's Objectives
The student will find Copyright Free (Creative Commons) images to illustrate a short story (Ebook).
The student will create a digital publication using an InDesign EPub template.

EBook Digital Publication -- Google Classroom
Students will continue finding images to illustrate their Scholastic Writing short story.
Students will follow the directions for the project on Google Classroom.

Students are required to maintain a Word Document with image source data and thumbnails.

Students need to view the step by step tutorial videos over the follow procedures:
Threaded Text Frames
Applying Drop Caps
Text Wrap around illustrations
Formatting Modified block text

Each chapter will be independent in regards to threading text frames.
Chapters 2 and others will include Chapter Headings

Creative Commons
Students will review the project video tutorials as needed.
Students MUST acquire images that are free to use and modify.
Students MUST provide a caption beneath each image giving proper credit for use.

Homework
Students will continue gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story (EBook Publication).
Students are required to save images to their Google Drive.


Friday, March 31, 2017

Warm-Up: Video Clip
(Headphones) - Audio File Format Basics  Audio File Formats

Students will ensure all required files have been backed up to Google Drive.

Today's Objectives
The student will complete and submit their Digital Flyers (Dentist Office Opening).
The student will find Copyright Free (Creative Commons) images to illustrate a short story (Ebook).
The student will create a digital publication using a template.

Digital Flyer 
Students will use today to complete, revise and submit their Dentist Office flyer.
Prior to the end of the class period, ALL students MUST submit a PDF copy of their flyer.
Finished, or not!

EBook Digital Publication -- Google Classroom
Students will continue finding images to illustrate their Scholastic Writing short story.
Students will follow the directions for the project on Google Classroom.

Creative Commons
Students will review the project video tutorials as needed.
Students MUST acquire images that are free to use and modify.
Students MUST provide a caption beneath each image giving proper credit for use.

Homework
Students will continue gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story (EBook Publication).
Students are required to save images to their Google Drive.


Thursday, March 30, 2017

Warm-Up: Video Clip
(Headphones) - Sample Rate and Bit Depth

Students will ensure all required files have been backed up to Google Drive.

Today's Objectives
The student will cite their image sources used in the Digital Flyer.
The student will find Copyright Free (Creative Commons) images to illustrate a short story (Ebook).
The student will create a digital publication using a template.

Digital Flyer Bibliography
Students will complete and submit their image citations.
This task will be completed before continuing to the Ebook.
Note: There is a separate Google Classroom assignment for the bibliography.

EBook Digital Publication -- Google Classroom
Students will begin work on finding images to illustrate their Scholastic Writing short story.
Students will follow the directions for the project on Google Classroom.

Creative Commons
Students will review the project video tutorials as needed.
Students MUST acquire images that are free to use and modify.
Students MUST provide a caption beneath each image to give proper credit for use.

Homework
Students will continue gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story (EBook Publication).
Students are required to save images to their Google Drive.


Tuesday, Wednesday, March 28 & 29, 2017


8th Grade Math and Reading STAAR Assessments
DDMP Class periods 1 and 2 will not meet on these days.

Period 4
Students will use class time Tuesday and Wednesday to complete their Digital Flyers.
Students should also complete their Bibliography for images used in their Digital Flyer.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Warm Up -- Back Up ALL Digital Flyer files to Google Drive.
Students MUST back up any and all files they want to keep.
The classroom computers are going to be re-imaged.

The re-imaging will delete all student files.

Today's Objectives
The student will construct a digital flyer following their sketch from activity 10-2.
The student will create custom text graphics and elements needed for the digital flyer.

Digital Flyer: New Dentist Office Informational Publication -- Google Classroom
Today ALL PDF copies will be submitted before the end of the class period.
Students will Export their PDF copies, finished or not.

PDF File Name = lastname_firstinitial_digitalflyer

Digital Flyer Grading Criteria:
Company Name & Logo
Text - Dr. Bio
Text Event Details
Graphics/Photos
One Serif & One Sans Serif
BG Hue (Use a Tint) - Contrast with Text
Balance
Rhythm
Emphasis
Unity (C.R.A.P.)

Students will use the grading criteria as a check list to ensure the quality of their flyer.

Homework
Students will continue gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story (EBook Publication).
Students are required to save images to their Google Drive.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Warm Up -- Back Up ALL Digital Flyer files to Google Drive.
Students MUST back up any and all files they want to keep.
The classroom computers are going to be scheduled for a re-image.

The re-imaging will delete all student files.

Today's Objectives
The student will construct a digital flyer following their sketch from activity 10-2.
The student will create custom text graphics and elements needed for the digital flyer.

Digital Flyer: New Dentist Office Informational Publication -- Google Classroom
Today is the last class day to complete the work on the Digital Flyer.
Students need to concentrate on adding the dentist bio and photo, event information and photo.
InDesign Sheets will be Exported as PDF copies on Monday, and submitted.

EBook Project begins on Monday
Students that do not have a Scholastic writing story need to select one of the shared stories.
The shared stores are located in the Student Share Folder > 2017 Scholastic Writing Stories.
Students will become familiar with the story they select and begin gathering images for illustration.

Homework
Students will continue gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story (EBook Publication).
Students are required to save images to their Google Drive.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Due to Network issues on Wednesday, the due date extended to Friday, March 24.

Warm Up -- Google Drive
Students will ensure their Digital Flyer files are backed up.
Students will also ensure they have a Digital Flyer sub-folder.

Today's Objectives
The student will construct a digital flyer following their sketch from activity 10-2.
The student will create custom text graphics and elements needed for the digital flyer.

Digital Flyer: New Dentist Office Informational Publication -- Google Classroom
Students will follow their activity 10-2 sketch to complete their Digital Flyer.

Digital Flyer Background
Students MUST apply a colored background.
Students are encouraged to use the RGB Color Codes Chart.
The Digital Flyer MUST demonstrate maximum contrast between background and flyer elements.

Flyer Typefaces
One Serif and one Sans Serif font.
No more than two typefaces.

Homework
Students should acquire photos/resources needed to complete the Digital Flyer.
Students will begin continue gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story (EBook Publication).
Students are required to save images to their Google Drive.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Warm Up - Review Company Name and Logo (Digital Flyer)
Students have the option of incorporating clip art and similar objects into the Company Logo.
Company Names MUST be clearly associated with dentistry. 
Some students need to revise their flyer's company names and logos.

Today's priority is to complete the company name and logo.

Remember to cite your sources!

Kahoots - Types of Logo Designs

Today's Objectives
The student will construct a digital flyer following their sketch from activity 10-2.
The student will create custom text graphics and elements needed for the digital flyer.

Digital Flyer: New Dentist Office Informational Publication -- Google Classroom
Students will be prepared to review their activity 10-2 sketch with the teacher.
Some sketches need to be revised to meet the requirements of the Digital Flyer.

Dentist Bio
Use a list to present bio data (consider creating a custom bullet graphic).
Abbreviate information on the dental collage.
What high school was attended?
Where does the Dentist reside?
Don't need to include "single" or age.

Adobe Illustrator tutorial videos on logo design can be found in the Student Share Folder
Casillas_D > Adobe Video Tutorials > Logo Design

Homework
Students should acquire photos/resources needed to complete the Digital Flyer.
Students will begin continue gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story (EBook Publication).
Students are required to save images to their Google Drive.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Warm Up - Tutorial Video
(Headphones) - Making a Logo from text

Today's Objectives
The student will construct a digital flyer following their sketch from activity 10-2.
The student create custom text graphics and elements needed for the digital flyer.

Digital Flyer: New Dentist Office Informational Publication -- Google Classroom
Students will construct a digital flyer following the layout of their Activity 10-2 InDesign sketch.

Activity 10-2 Sketch
Some student sketches need to be revised before work begins on the Digital Flyer.
Students MUST construct their digital flyer from the sketch.
Students will ensure their sketch is balanced before work begins on the Digital Flyer.

Company Name and Logo
Students will complete the creation of their Company Name and Company Logo first.
Company Names and Logos MUST reflect a professional approach to the new dental office.

Adobe Illustrator tutorial videos on logo design can be found in the Student Share Folder
Casillas_D > Adobe Video Tutorials > Logo Design

Homework
Students should acquire photos/resources needed to complete the Digital Flyer.
Students will begin continue gathering images for their Schoolastic writing story (EBook Publication).
Students are required to save images to their Google Drive.

DDMP Podcasts

Monday, March 20, 2017

DDMP Students, Any work on Diversity Art Contest designs will be finished before school.

Warm Up - Podcast
(Headphones) - Four Types of Logo Design

Today's Objectives
The student will construct a digital flyer following their sketch from activity 10-2.
The student create custom text graphics and elements needed for the digital flyer.

Digital Flyer: New Dentist Office Informational Publication -- Google Classroom
Students will construct a digital flyer following the layout of their InDesign sketch.
The InDesign sketch for the dental office opening, activity 10-2, will be used as a guide.

Digital Flyer Formatting
InDesign Sheet - 8.5" X 11", Portrait Orientation.
Sheet divided into thirds - Use the template grid.
NO Margins, work will be taken to the edge of the sheet.
Background color(s) required.
Maximum contrast between background and text.
Typeface - One Serif and one Sans Serif.
Photos MUST be sized to fit the layout.
Resolution - 300 ppi for this publication.

Logo Designs Video

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, March 10, 2017

Today is the final class day to complete work on the art work for the KISD Diversity Art Contest.

Today's Objectives
The student will construct a balanced sketch for a flyer using an InDesign letter-sized sheet.
The student will export a PDF print copy of the sketch sheet.
The student will submit the sketch PDF copy to the Google Classroom assignment.

Chapter 10: Activity 10-2, Sketching a Layout -- Google Classroom
Students will ensure they have submitted their PDF copy of the flyer sketch.

Students that have completed their art work and activity 10-2 may enjoy IFT.

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, March 9, 2017

Today's Objectives
The student will construct a balanced sketch for a flyer using an InDesign letter-sized sheet.
The student will export a PDF print copy of the sketch sheet.
The student will submit the sketch PDF copy to the Google Classroom assignment.

Chapter 10: Activity 10-2, Sketching a Layout -- Google Classroom
Directions and resources provided through Google Classroom.

Sketching a Layout
Students will Download the InDesign template.
Using the layout with grid, students will position and label the following elements:

One to two graphic labels.
Company name with Logo label.
Larger block of text for doctor’s bio label.
Smaller block of text announcing the time and details label.

Students do NOT create doctor bio or event details, they simply label these elements on the template.
The InDesign template is a sketch sheet, not a flier publication.

Students need to demonstrate symmetrical balance of the layout elements.

Students are instructed to revise or complete their art works after submitting activity 10-2.


Students that have completed their art work and Activity 10-2 may enjoy Adobe Free Time.

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, March 8, 2017

Today's Objectives

The student will Place their art work into the InDesign template and Export a PDF.
The student will ADD the PDF copy to their Google Assignment.
The student will prepare a flyer sketch using an InDesign sheet with grids.

Original Art Work Due today!

All students will Place their original art work (Native file) in the InDesign Template.

InDesign Sheet Template
Download the template from Google Classroom.
Students will Place their native file art work into the InDesign sheet.
Students will Export a PDF copy to submit to the Google Classroom assignment.

Chapter 10: Activity 10-2, Sketching a Layout -- Google Classroom
Students begin work on activity 10-2.
Resources provided through Google Classroom.

Sketching a Layout
Students will Download the InDesign template.
Using the layout with grid, students will position and label the following elements:

Students that have completed their art work and Activity 10-2 may enjoy Adobe Free Time.

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, March 7, 2017

Today's Objectives

The student will create an original art work for the KISD Diversity Art Contest. 
The student will assemble their art work using InDesign and Export a PDF.
The student will ADD the PDF copy to their Google Assignment.

Diversity Art Contest -- Google Classroom

Students MUST ADD scanned PDF copies of their sketch to Google Classroom
Sketches are REQUIRED with the assignment.

How To Scan - Tutorial

Original Art Work Due tomorrow at the beginning of class!.
On Wednesday, all student works will be Placed into InDesign, Exported to PDF and Submitted.
Students will turn in what they have completed as of Today.

InDesign Sheet Template
Download the template from Google Classroom.
Students will Place their native file art work into the InDesign sheet.
Students will Export a PDF copy to submit to the Google Classroom assignment.

Students finished with their art works will begin Activity 10-2 -- 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, March 6, 2017

Warm Up - Google Email
Students will check Inbox and finish up their art works for the district Diversity Art Contest.

Today's Objectives

The student will create an original art work for the KISD Diversity Art Contest. 
The student will assemble their art work using InDesign and Export a PDF.

Diversity Art Contest -- Google Classroom

Students MUST ADD scanned PDF copies of their sketch to Google Classroom
Sketches are REQUIRED with the assignment.

How To Scan - Tutorial

Original Art Work Due Date: Wednesday, March 8 - beginning of class!.
On Wednesday, all student works will be Placed into InDesign, Exported to PDF and Submitted.
Students will turn in what they have completed as of Tuesday, March 7.

Students that have not yet started an original art work MUST begin a Wordle style text graphic
For this sketch, students will write, "Wordle", and list the words and phrases.

Text Graphic -- Wordle Style Tutorial

Removing Green From Objects -- Video Tutorial

InDesign Sheet Template
Download the template from Google Classroom.
Students will Place their native file art work into the InDesign sheet.
Students will Export a PDF copy to submit to the Google Classroom assignment.

Students finished with their art works will begin Activity 10-2 -- 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

Friday, March 3, 2017

Warm Up - Google Email
Students will check Inbox and finish up their art works for the district Diversity Art Contest.

Today's Objectives

The student will research ideas for an original art work around the theme, United for Understanding.
The student will sketch out their ideas for the original art work before work begins on the computer.

The student will create an original art work for the KISD Diversity Art Contest. 

Diversity Art Contest -- Google Classroom

Students MUST ADD scanned PDF copies of their sketch to Google Classroom
Sketches are REQUIRED with the assignment.

How To Scan - Tutorial

Original Art Work Due Date: Tuesday, March 7.
On Tuesday, all student works will be Placed into InDesign, Exported to PDF and Submitted.
Students will turn in what they have mid-class next Tuesday.

Students that have not yet started an original art work MUST begin a Wordle style text graphic
For this sketch, students will write, "Wordle", and list the words and phrases.

Text Graphic -- Wordle Style Tutorial

Removing Green From Objects -- Video Tutorial

Students that have completed their original art project will prepare an InDesign sheet.
Students will use InDesign to present their original art work.

InDesign Sheet Template

Download the template from Google Classroom.
Students will Place their native file art work into the InDesign sheet.
Students will Export a PDF copy to submit to the Google Classroom assignment.

Students finished with their art works may enjoy Adobe free time.

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, March 2, 2017

Warm Up - Google Email
Students will check their Inbox and delete or save read messages.

Today's Objectives

The student will research ideas for an original art work around the theme, United for Understanding.
The student will sketch out their ideas for the original art work before work begins on the computer.

The student will create an original art work for the KISD Diversity Art Contest. 

Diversity Art Contest -- Google Classroom

Students MUST ADD scanned PDF copies of their sketch to Google Classroom
Sketches are REQUIRED with the assignment.

How To Scan - Tutorial

Students that have not yet started an original art work MUST begin a Wordle style text graphic
For this sketch, students will write, "Wordle", and list the words and phrases.

Text Graphic -- Wordle Style Tutorial

Students that have completed their original art project will prepare an InDesign sheet.
Students will use InDesign to present their original art work.

Students finished with their art works may enjoy Adobe free time.

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, March 1, 2017

No Warm Ups Today -- Concentrate on finishing work on the Diversity Art Works.

Today's Objectives

The student will research ideas for an original art work around the theme, United for Understanding.
The student will sketch out their ideas for the original art work before work begins on the computer.

The student will create an original art work for the KISD Diversity Art Contest. 

Diversity Art Contest -- Google Classroom

Students MUST ADD scanned PDF copies of their sketch to Google Classroom
Sketches are REQUIRED with the assignment.

How To Scan - Tutorial

Original Art Work Due Date: Friday, March 3.
On Friday, all student works will be Placed into InDesign, Exported to PDF and Submitted.
Students will turn in what they have mid-class on Friday.

Students that have not yet started an original art work MUST begin a Wordle style text graphic
For this sketch, students will write, "Wordle", and list the words and phrases.

Text Graphic -- Wordle Style Tutorial

Removing Green From Objects -- Video Tutorial

Students that have completed their original art project will prepare an InDesign sheet.
Students will use InDesign to present their original art work.

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 28, 2017

Warm Up -- File Organization
Students will ensure files are backed up to their Google Drive.
Students will clean out the Computer Download Folder.

Today's Objectives

The student will research ideas for an original art work around the theme, United for Understanding.
The student will sketch out their ideas for the original art work before work begins on the computer.

The student will create an original art work for the KISD Diversity Art Contest. 

Diversity Art Contest -- Google Classroom

Students MUST ADD scanned PDF copies of their sketch to Google Classroom
Sketches are REQUIRED with the assignment.

How To Scan - Tutorial

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 27, 2017

Warm Up: Gmail -- Inbox Clean Out
Students will clear out their Inbox and organize Mail Folders.
Students will also organize their Files and Folders on their Google Drive.

Today's Objectives

The student will research ideas for an original art work around the theme, United for Understanding.
The student will sketch out their ideas for the original art work before work begins on the computer.

The student will create an original art work for the KISD Diversity Art Contest. 

Diversity Art Contest -- Google Classroom

Students MUST complete a sketch (pencil & paper) before opening any applications.
Sketches are REQUIRED with the original art work.

How To Scan - Tutorial

Students that have completed their original art project will prepare an InDesign sheet.
Students will use InDesign to present their original art work.

InDesign Sheet Template

Students will be provided with an InDesign template.
Students will Place their native file art work into the InDesign sheet.
Students will Export a PDF copy to submit 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.

DDMP Podcasts

Friday, February 24, 2017

Warm Up: Are Work Sketch
Finish sketch, scan the sheet and Save As a PDF.
Save the scan and PDF to Google Drive.
ADD the sketch PDF to the Google Classroom Assignment

How To Scan - Tutorial

Today's Objectives

The student will research ideas for an original art work around the theme, United for Understanding.
The student will sketch out their ideas for the original art work before work begins on the computer.

The student will create an original art work for the KISD Diversity Art Contest. 

Diversity Art Contest -- Google Classroom

Students MUST complete a sketch (pencil & paper) before opening any applications.
Students will SAVE all sketch drafts. Paper is available upon request.
Sketches are REQUIRED with the original art work.

Students that have not yet started an original art work must choose one of the following:
Text Graphic -- typography (text) used to create picture objects, see Figure 8.8, Chapter 8, Page 173.
Text Graphic -- Wordle Style Tutorial

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 23, 2017

Warm Up: Impact - Podcast
(Headphones) - PDFs and Print Production

Today's Objectives

The student will research ideas for an original art work around the theme, United for Understanding.
The student will sketch out their ideas for the original art work before work begins on the computer.

The student will create an original art work for the KISD Diversity Art Contest. 

Diversity Art Contest -- Google Classroom

Students MUST complete a sketch (pencil & paper) before opening any applications.
Students will SAVE all sketch drafts. Paper is available upon request.
Sketches are REQUIRED with the original art work.

Sketches will be scanned and SAVED AS a PDF file (8.5" X 11").
PDF sketch copies will be ADDED 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.

DDMP Podcasts

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Warm Up: Impact - Podcast
(Headphones) - Creating and Viewing PDFs

Today's Objectives

The student will research ideas for an original art work around the theme, United for Understanding.
The student will sketch out their ideas for the original art work before work begins on the computer.

The student will create an original art work for the KISD Diversity Art Contest. 

Google Drive Maintenance
Students will create a new Folder = Diversity Art Contest
Students will save all work related to the art contest in this folder.
Students will organize their Folders, Sub-Folders and Files.

Students will clear out the Download Folder on the Computer.


Diversity Art Contest -- Google Classroom
The idea: Creating diversity-themed art that will be turned into a Klein ISD school calendar.
Intention: To get students thinking about tolerance, respect, understanding, diversity, and kindness.

The contest is also intended to show that Klein ISD is a district that embraces and values diversity.

Students will review the information about the district art contest and begin researching ideas.
Students should begin sketching ideas for their original art work.

Students MUST complete a sketch (pencil & paper) before opening any applications.
Students will SAVE all sketch drafts. Paper is available upon request.
Sketches are REQUIRED with the original art work.

Sketches will be scanned and SAVED AS a PDF file (8.5" X 11").
PDF sketch copies will be ADDED 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.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

DDMP Students, Today is the first day of grading period 5.

Warm-Up: Impact - Podcast
(Headphones) - Master Pages and Templates

Today's Objectives

The student will research ideas for an original art work around the theme, United for Understanding.

The student will create an original art work for the KISD Diversity Art Contest. 


Lost Dog Flier Template
Students should have submitted their PDF copy of their InDesign flier.

Diversity Art Contest -- Google Classroom
The idea: Creating diversity-themed art that will be turned into a Klein ISD school calendar.
Intention: To get students thinking about tolerance, respect, understanding, diversity, and kindness.
The contest is also intended to show that Klein ISD is a district that embraces and values diversity.
Students will review the information about the district art contest and begin researching ideas.
Students should begin sketching ideas for their original art work.


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.

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