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Agenda:

Typing Practice (15 Minutes)

Anyone who has been enrolled since Decemeber: Fill Out the Form Below then Make up any missing assignments.  (Ms Rogers and Mr. Vance’s groups please click KidBlog to the right)

If you are new to this class this semester, please select one of the following assignments if you have not already done them.  Or finish working on the last project Mr. Levin had assigned to you.

  1. Create an Identity Collage in Photoshop
  2. Use the Quick Select Tool to put all of the Vegetables and Seashells together.
  3. Alternate Assignment Coming Soon!
    1. Hawaii one with the Video?
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Wednesday January 30th


Period 1
8:00 – 8:34
Period 2
8:39 – 9:13
Break
9:13 – 9:23
Period 3
9:28 – 10:02
Period 4
10:07 – 10:41
Period 5
10:46 – 11:20
Period 6
11:25 – 11:59

Agenda:

Make sure that you have finished {A9-My Propaganda}

    • Post your rough draft to WordPress, copy and paste the feedback you received, Include a caption containing your next steps toward finishing your poster (due today or next class)

Finalize your propaganda poster and Post it to WordPress {A10-My Propaganda Final}

Make sure that you have completed A1-10 and they are ALL posted to WordPress.

Propaganda – Feedback and Revisions


Objective: Students will review and revise propaganda posters to ensure accuracy and keep their audience in mind.

American Propaganda: If you don’t carpool, you are supporting the Nazi Party

Agenda:

  1. Typing Practice at TypingWeb.copm
  2. Knowing your audience – What makes your candidate great?
  3. 20 minutes of work time to create/finish your rough draft
    • Publish your Rough Draft here
    • Include your computer number, period, and the name of your teacher in the caption.
  4. Revise and Provide feedback
    • CHAMPS FOR GROUP ACTIVITY
      • Include Communication scaffolds in the activity
    • In groups of 3-4 – You will be assigned a set of 4 posters to provide feedback for.  Group Roles
      • The Artist – Organization and Attention to Detail (Design&Accuracy)
      • The Lawyer – Persuasive appeal (ethos/logos/pathos),
      • The Accountant – Checklist
      • The Stenographer – the recorder (if only 3, this job can be shared by someone else.
      • Complete this form for each of your assigned pieces
  5. Post your rough draft to WordPress, copy and paste the feedback you received, Include a caption containing your next steps toward finishing your poster (due tomorrow)
  6. Remainder of class time, if any, Finish/Revise your poster.

Looking Forward

Wednesday:  Finalize and Publish your Posters.  Self Grade using Rubric.

Thursday/Friday:  Make-Up any missing work.

Extra Credit – Turn someone you know (or yourself) into a superhero.  You may need to bring in the photo of them.

Make Up day

Include a Screencast explaining how to do the iPod Art

Your Own Propaganda


Objectives: Students will design their own propaganda campaign to promote a teacher of their choosing as the best Candidate for teacher of the year.

Analyze images using several perspectives or entry points

Create images and develop accompanying texts that support a specific purpose or function

Assess the effectiveness of collected images and those of their own creation

6th Period —  We need to talk….

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Agenda:

    1. Typing Practice at http://www.typingweb.com
    2. A9 – MY Teacher IS BETTER THAN YOUR Teacher! – The Golden Dot Awards 2013:
  1. GoldentDot
    What would you say about a political candidate to make him or her seem important, honest, intelligent, practical, brave, on your side?  Each group should then name the candidate, and his or her party, and then imagine a campaign theme with ideas, slogans and a representative picture or logo. What does the politician promise and how will he or she accomplish their goals?

    1. Brainstorm – You should have completed this last class
    2. Submissions can be viewed here
    3. Form groups based on the candidate you chose.
    4. Try to find pictures of your candidate here.
  2. Create – 2 posters to promote your candidate – Be sure to include Ethos, Pathos, and/or Logos in you propaganda.  Also make sure your poster includes the following:
    1. Screen Shot 2013-01-21 at 10.10.45 AM
    1. A photo of the teacher you choose.  (You may photoshop if you like)
    2. A catchy slogan or headline
    3. 2 Truthful facts about how the person does their job well.
    4. 1 Good thing they do outside of class.
    5. A quote from someone not in this period about what they like about that person (You may have to ask around)
    6. Your final project should be a well designed 8.5×11 page that can be printed and/or posted up to Wordpress.
  3. Project Rubric
  4. Criteria Awesome Good Okay Meh.
    Audiences and Purpose   Presents effective slogan; clearly addresses persuasive task in a way that resonates with audience. Presents solid slogan; addresses persuasive task in a way that stands out to audience. Presents a slogan; addresses persuasive task, but may slight some aspects of task and audience. Suggests a slogan or does not have a slogan; shows lack of attention to persuasive task and audience.
    Organization and Attention to Detail    Uses layout and design to show clear, consistent organizational strategy; effectively uses word and image placement to make a point. Uses layout and design to show consistent organizational strategy; uses word and image placement to make a point. Layout and design show inconsistent organizational strategy; words and images distract or confuse. Layout and design show illogical organizational strategy; words and images lack coherence.
    Persuasive Appeal  X2  Successfully combines words and images to provide convincing, unified support for position; shows complexity of thought, tapping on ethos, logos, and pathos. Combines words and images to provide unified support for position; shows some complexity of thought, tapping on ethos, logos, and pathos, but may rely on one persuasive appeal more heavily. Combines some words and images that may detract from position; shows simplistic treatment of topic, may tap exclusively on one persuasive appeal. Uses words and images that do not support position; shows confused thinking about topic, and does not utilize persuasive appeals.
    Use of Language and Accuracy    Successfully communicates an idea through clever use of language; includes few mechanical errors. Communicates an idea through adequate use of language; includes a few mechanical errors. Misuses language and lessens impact of ideas; includes many mechanical errors. Demonstrates poor use of language and confuses meaning; includes many mechanical errors.

Next Class:

Disney Propaganda Short, Finishing and  Sharing your Campaign (Voicethread, Tumblr or WordPress TBD.)

Extra Resources:

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/politicaldrseuss – For Political Cartoons and activities

http://www.sanjuan.edu/webpages/rhaak/childrens_literature.cfm?subpage=144475  PDFs of Dr Seuss and other Books

http://www.sanjuan.edu/webpages/rhaak/childrens_literature.cfm?subpage=144469 Childrens Literature Class Including Dr. Seuss

Dr. Suess and Propaganda


Objective: Given a graphic organizer students will analyze propaganda created in the pre-WWII era by Dr. Seuss to identify symbols and messages and form their own opinions about the comic.

Analyze images using several perspectives or entry points
Create images and develop accompanying texts that support a specific purpose or function

Assess the effectiveness of collected images and those of their own creation

DrSuessPOlitical

Agenda:

  1. Typing Practice at http://www.typingweb.com
  2. Caption Contest –  polleverywhere.com – http://www.mrwallpaper.com/wallpapers/Funny-Turtle-Burger-1920×1080.jpg
  3. Read Yertle the Turtle as a Class – Volunteers or Cold Calls
    1. Complete the Graphic Organizer for Yertle
  4. Gallery Walk of Dr. Seuss Propaganda
    1. Choose 1 to complete the Propaganda Analysis Graphic Organizer 2nd slide.
    2. Questions to Discuss:  What symbols do you see, what do they represent?  What is the message of this propaganda? Do you agree or disagree with the message?  What groups might disagree with this message?
        1. Link To Dr. Seuss Went To War
    3. Save ALL images as .jpegs and upload both to WordPress – Post Title {A8-Seuss}
  5. MY CANDIDATE IS BETTER THAN YOUR CANDIDATE! – The Golden Dot Awards 2013:GoldentDot
    What would you say about a political candidate to make him or her seem important, honest, intelligent, practical, brave, on your side?  Each group should then name the candidate, and his or her party, and then imagine a campaign theme with ideas, slogans and a representative picture or logo. What does the politician promise and how will he or she accomplish their goals?

    1. Brainstorm
    2. Submissions can be viewed here

Transitioning to Propaganda


Todays Goals  Mini-Project on inserting Stalin into a historical or exiting event to make him look awesome!

Photoshop stalin into a historical event.  Provide a headline that could have appeared in the paper of that era.

Photoshop stalin into a historical event. Provide a headline that could have appeared in the paper of that era.

Agenda:

  1. Typing Practice
  2. Introduction to the Dictator Clip – if Avaliable
  3. Find the Differences – Voice Thread – Do not do this until Mr. Levin gives the instructions.
  4. Airbrushing Soviets- Photomontages before Photoshop- http://www.newseum.org/berlinwall/commissar_vanishes/index.htm 
  5. A7 – SuperDictator – You have been hired by the government for your Photoshop expertise.  They heard that Stalin is getting a Bad Reputation and need your help to make him look better…or else (Remember: He is a dictator, the army works for him).
  6. Create a Photoshop File Named A7_Stalin_YourName  Preset: Default Photoshop Size Color Mode: Grey Scale So that it is in Black and White.
    1. Create your photomontage and make it look realistic.
    2. Find photos of Stalin using google images.
    3. Insert Stalin into a current event or historical event.
    4. Post to WordPress {A7 – Stalin Propaganda}
      1. Caption: Create a News Headline to go with your photo.
        1. “Stalin wins the Super Bowl”
        2. Stalin rescues a baby from burning building.
        3. Stalin marches for civil rights alongside Martin Luther King.
  7. After you finish and Post A7,  make sure you have finished A1-A6.  We are moving on to new projects next week!  Mr. Levin will be updating grades today.  Call him over so that you can make sure you have an A.
    1. Finished Early?
      1. Homework for another class.
      2. A 3rd iPOD ad for extra credit.
      3. A Photoshop project of your choice
      4. Typing Practice
      5. Khan Academy (Cahsee is in 2 months for 10th grade!) Practice your math!
      6. Read a book
      7. Write a letter to Mr. Levin teaching him something new.
      8. SOMETHING PRODUCTIVE (not games, music videos, sleeping)

Wednesday January 16th


Take your Typing Test today, Complete the form, then use the rest of the period to get your work done! If you finish early, there is an extra credit assignment or you can do work for another class. But you should be staying productive!

Agenda:

  1. Take a Typing Test at TypingWeb.com
  2. Complete this form:
  3. Work on your second iPOD Ad or any missing assignments.  If you are all caught up, you can do a third iPod Advertisement for Extra Credit.  Challenge:  Try to create an iPad or iPhone ad in the same style.
  4. Here is the Settings for the iPod File in Photoshop

CaptureWe will post these up on Friday!

 

iPod Advertisements


Objective:  Students will use photoshop to create iPod Style Advertisements for 2 characters and post them to WordPress.

iPod Art

Agenda:

  1. Typing Practice 
  2. Finish Posts A3, A4, and A5.
    1. Complete this form then make up any missing assignments.
    2. Make sure that all three contain an image file and a paragraph.
    3. For A4 and A5 you should discuss how your advertisements use ethos, pathos and logos.  As well as what elements of design do they contain (Images, text, captions, descriptions) and who is the intended audience.
  3. New Project A6 – iPod Art
    1. We Do:  You will need this image of  Vice President Joe Biden
    2. Remove the background of the image using the quick select or magic want tools.
    3. Change the color of Biden to Black (Ctrl+U)
    4. Create a Shadow by Duplicating the layer, Pressing Ctrl+T and Holding CTRL to move and then Changing the Opacity to 50%  (NEW!!)
    5. Add in the iPod Image using the Rounded Rectangle and Oval Tools (NEW!!)
    6. Add in a Background Image/Color
    7. Draw on the headphones with brush
    8. Finalize your image with the iPOD logo
  4. Using ETHOS: Recreate two more ads using the following characters:
    1. A celebrity (it could also be a cartoon)
    2. Any Politician or historical figure
      1. **The more open their body is the better the pictures will come out.  (ex. if they are holding their arms away from their body)
    3. Post both to WordPress and explain who you characters are and why Apple should use them to convince people to buy iPods. {A6 – iPod Ads}
      1. ex) Lisa Simpson is a character from the TV show the Simpsons.  She is easily identifiable by her spiky hair.  Because she plays the saxophone, she is an ideal candidate for Apple to use in her adds.  People will trust her for this music product because she is a musician.

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Objective: Students will create their own images in groups and individual to promote a chosen product.

Created by Juan Paz 2013

Created by Juan Paz 2013

Agenda:

  1. Typing Practice at TpyingWeb.com
  2. Champs Review and Mini-Quiz
    1. Champs Review
    2. Champs Quiz
  3. A5 –  Group Project: EXQUISITE AND IMPOSSIBLY RARE – While Gold and Silver may be incredibly rare, most advertisements aim to convince you that everyday objects are in fact, incredible.
    1. Mr. Levin will assign your group of 5-6 an everyday object, i.e. a spoon, toothbrush, rubber duck, pencil.
    2. Goal: Use Photoshop to create an ad campaign (including 3 ads that use pathos, ethos and logos to persuade their audiences) that will present your common object as something–whether rare, essential, glamorous or magical–that will change the lives of those that own it.
      1. Think about picture, captions, description, logos, and intended audiences for your advertisement as well as how you intend to persuade your audience: {logos, pathos, ethos}.
    3. Group Roles (if necessary):
      1. Facilitator, TimeKeeper, Researcher, Head Designer, Summarizer, Quality Controller.
    4. When Finished: Save your work as a Jpeg 24_Object_Period# and upload it to WordPress as {A5 – _______ Advertisement}
      1. Caption – Analyze your photo – Give examples of how it uses ethos, logos or pathos to send its message.
  4. Individual Project: iPod Advertisement
    1. New File in Photoshop: A6_iPod_Name
    2. Chose someone you admire and find a picture to use for your iPod art.  Photos of them in motion will result in better images.
    3. Use the directions and follow along with Mr. Levin to create your iPod art.
    4. Post your final product to WordPress {A6 – iPod Advertisement} and include a credit line YourName/ProjectTitle/DateCreated/ProgramUsed/Location
    5. Your final product must have all of the following to earn full credit
      • Silhouette (all Black) image
      • iPod (or iPad or iPhone) with Headphones
      • Shadow
      • Background
      • Text/Apple Logo (Optional)

Mr. Vance/Ms. Rogers

Exploring Advertisements with: Don’t Buy It – Click Here  (Use Internet Explorer)

  1. Be the Ad Detective
  2. Design a Cereal Box
  3. Create Your Own Ads

Art: Advertising and Propaganda


Objective: Analyze advertisements using several perspectives or entry points.

Agenda:

  1. Typing Practice/Finish your Winter Break Project
  2. Introduction to current unit: Art, Advertising and Propaganda
  3. Polls Everywhere: What elements or strategies do advertisements use to sell their product (or idea)?

New Post: {A4 – Advertisement Analysis}

  • -Describe your advertisement and its message.
  • Guiding Questions:
  • How does your advertisement makes its case? What does it ask the viewer or consumer to believe or care about? What words and images does the advertisement use, how do they explain or emphasize the picture and vice versa?