Quarter 1 Week 1: Yearbook

TeacherNikki Golub
Subject AreaYearbook
Grade Level6-8
Week #1
Unit of InstructionYearbook: Functions of the yearbook
Standard(s) Taught

Demonstrate use of basic production techniques suited to specified journalistic media (e.g., newspapers, magazines, electronic media, photojournalism).

LA.D.2.3.2: use literary devices and techniques in the comprehension and creation of written, oral, and visual communications.

LA.D.2.3.4: understand how the multiple media tools of graphics, pictures, color, motion, and music can enhance communication in television, film, radio, and advertising.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

-Students will become familiar with the rules and expectations in the Apple Lab.

-Students will be introduced to yearbook by working on a diagnostic assessments.

-Students will learn about the yearbook spread.

-Students will begin to understand the functions of the yearbook.

Classroom Activities

-With the instructor, students will read the syllabus and Apple Lab Contract for this class. 

-Students will take a 70 question diagnostic assessment!

-With a partner, students will complete the “Yearbook Spread To-Do List” activity.

-With a partner, students will complete the “Functions of the Yearbook” activity

Assignments Due

– Diagnostic Assessment

-“Yearbook Spread To-Do List” activity

– “Functions of the Yearbook” activity

-Signed syllabus and Apple Lab Contract

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