Google Classroom Link to Period 2 Class Code tc3ygg8
Google Classroom Link to Period 5 Class Code 6gdyur
Google Classroom Link to Period 7 Class Code qsvzble
Google Classroom Link to Period 8 Class Code wn6lfa4
Link to Google Drive
Link to Quizstar
Link to Quia
Link to typing.com
Internet Word Wall
Resume Templates
Animated Clip Art
Brainstorming - BubbleUS
link Digital Storytelling
Link to MS Office 2016 Tutorials
Link to MS Word 2016 Tutorials
Link to MS Excel 2016 Tutorials
Please note there are writing supports in the Google Classroom for you to use as necessary. Check them out!

NEW NOTE: If you still have work to complete after the final project to get a passing grade, PLAN ON COMING IN ON MAY 29th to complete more work.

All past due work is due on 29th! After school hours and lunch hours all this week!
May 23 - 25, 2018

Standard

  • Communications: Use written and/or oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

In this final performance activity, students will be able to research, analyze, and present information about the value of a college education demonstrating the use of word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations using the Internet, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, oral and written directions, teacher-made examples, and peer assistance.
Guiding Question
What is the financial and social value of education? Where can I obtain a college degree? What will it cost?
Do Now
15 minutes presentation prep
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Final Presentations

May 7 - 18, 2018

Standard

  • Communications: Use written and/or oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

In this final performance activity, students will be able to research, analyze, and present information about the value of a college education demonstrating the use of word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations using the Internet, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, oral and written directions, teacher-made examples, and peer assistance.
Guiding Question
What is the financial and social value of education? Where can I obtain a college degree? What will it cost?

Project Description

Total of 100 Points

All pieces of this assignment are due May 18, 2018 uploaded in the Google Classroom. This entire project is worth 100 points.

Area of Interaction: Environment – (our relationship with and responsibility to the world around us)

  • Where do we live?
  • What resources do we have or need?
  • What are my responsibilities?

Guiding Question: What is the financial and social value of education? Where can I obtain a college degree? What will it cost?

Do Now
If you have not taken this survey, please click the appropriate link:
English survey **https://tinyurl.com/ydxetcal**
Spanish survey **https://tinyurl.com/ycdkjhb7**
Thank you!
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Charts
Final Project
This project consists of three parts
  1. An Excel or Google Sheets spreadsheet and graph that compares the cost of 4 different kinds of colleges. (34 points)
  2. A 5 paragraph paper using Word or Google Docs documenting the research you do to describe the value of a college education. (33 points)
  3. A PowerPoint or Google Slides presentation to the class summarizing your findings and what you learned by completing this project (33 points). These will be presented in class on starting on May 21, 2018. Make sure you PRACTICE your presentation before the 21st.
Please use this link to get the detailed instructions for the CTE Tech Apps Final Project
May 2 - 4, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and/or oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

In this performance activity you will analyze and evaluate housing and living costs for a city based on a minimum wage job using the language from class and the Internet, Excel tutorials, Excel, and class discussions.
Essential Question
How can MS Excel help you solve real-world problems?
Do Now
No Do Now. Immediately start working.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Link to MS Excel Tutorials
Classwork
  1. Finish Test Scores and upload
  2. Finish Budget Document and upload
  3. Continue/Finish Budget Spreadsheet and upload
  • Don't forget the paragraph that's described on the bottom of the instructions.
4. Finish tutorials and upload challenges for #5, 6, 7, 8, and 13
5. Missing work
6. If everything is done you may play APPROVED games or do work for other classes!
April 30 - May 1, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and/or oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

In this performance activity you will analyze and evaluate housing and living costs for a city based on a minimum wage job using the language from class and the Internet, Excel tutorials, Excel, and class discussions.
Essential Question
How can MS Excel help you solve real-world problems?
Do Now
None
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Link to MS Excel Tutorials
Classwork
Finish Test Scores and upload
Finish Budget Document and upload
Continue/Finish Budget Spreadsheet and upload
  • Don't forget the paragraph that's described on the bottom of the instructions.
Finish tutorials and upload challenges for #5, 6, 7, 8, and 13
April 25/26, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and/or oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

In this performance activity you will use MS Excel formulas to calculate totals that analyze and evaluate housing and living costs for your chosen city based on a minimum wage job using the language from class and the Internet, Excel tutorials, Excel, and class discussions.
Essential Question
How can MS Excel help you solve real-world problems?
Do Now
Think: Take one minute to think about how you find your reserved seat in a stadium or theater.
Pair: Turn and talk to your closest neighbor (you should not move seats) and discuss how you find your reserved seat in a stadium or theater.
Share: Be ready to discuss with the class.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Mini Lesson - terms & formulas
  • Test Scores activity
Personal Work Time
Classwork
1. Finish your Budget Worksheet. Remember to copy/paste the URL for each site that you use.
2. Take the information you found for your Budget Document and put it into MS Excel following the direction on one of the templates.
  • There are two different templates to use. If you finished all of the Excel tutorials I recommend the challenging template however, you can choose whichever one you would like to use.
April 23/24, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and/or oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

In this performance activity you will analyze and evaluate housing and living costs for a city based on a minimum wage job using the language from class and the Internet, Excel tutorials, Excel, and class discussions.
Essential Question
How can MS Excel help you solve real-world problems?
Do Now
Think about the work from last week (tutorials and Budget worksheet.) Are you done with them? Why or why not? Answer in a new Google document and upload to the Classroom when done.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Classwork
Finish the Budget Document. It is DUE today!!
  • *GREAT site for finding average costs in a city! If it doesn't list your city, however, you need to find other information. This site gives cost of living in many cities across the US. Also gives insurance quotes and more. Smart Asset
Make sure you do all the Excel Challenges and save them to your CTE Tech Apps folder on your computer desktop. Link to MS Excel Tutorials
April 20, 2018 - Pep Rally Schedule (8th period please leave backpacks in this room, shut down computers and put up chairs before you go to the Pep Rally.)
Standard**
  • Communications: Use written and/or oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

In this performance activity you will analyze and evaluate housing and living costs for a city based on a minimum wage job using the language from class and the Internet, Excel tutorials, Excel, and class discussions.
Essential Question
How can MS Excel help you solve real-world problems?
Do Now
Immediately start watching Excel Tutorial #13!
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Link to MS Excel Tutorials
Classwork
1. Watch Tutorial #13
  • Make sure to download the practice workbook for each lesson!
  • Watch the videos or, if you do not have headphones that work, read the information in each lesson.
  • At the end, make sure to do the challenge!
  • Save the practice workbook to your CTE Tech Apps folder when you are done.
2. Finish tutorials from Wednesday/Thursday
  • Make sure to download the practice workbook for each lesson!
  • Watch the videos or, if you do not have headphones that work, read the information in each
  • At the end, make sure to do the challenge!
  • Save the practice workbook to your CTE Tech Apps folder when you are done.
Please make sure to watch tutorial #13 before Monday/Tuesday. Be prepared to discuss formulas on Monday/Tuesday.
April 18-19, 2018 - Headphones!
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and/or oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

In this performance activity you will analyze and evaluate housing and living costs for a city based on a minimum wage job using the language from class and the Internet, Excel tutorials, Excel, and class discussions.
Essential Question
How can MS Excel help you solve real-world problems?
Do Now
Answer in a new Google doc and upload the following Do Now QUESTION: Did you find the minimum wage and an apartment from the work last Monday/Tuesday? If no, what held you back from finishing? If you did finish, was it too easy or just about right? Please provide details.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Link to MS Excel Tutorials
Classwork
1. Watch Tutorials #1, 5, 6, 7, and 8.
  • Make sure to download the practice workbook for each lesson!
  • Watch the videos or, if you do not have headphones that work, read the information in each lesson.
  • At the end, make sure to do the challenge for each lesson. Save the practice workbook to your CTE Tech Apps folder when you are done.
2. After 45 minutes continue working on the Budget Document
  • figure out your monthly salary
  • find an apartment
  • do you need a roommate?
April 16-17, 2018 - Bring headphones to plug into computer on Wednesday/Thursday and Friday.
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and/or oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

In this performance activity you will analyze and evaluate housing and living costs for a city based on a minimum wage job using the language from class and the Internet, Excel tutorials, Excel, and class discussions.
Essential Question
How can MS Excel help you solve real-world problems?
Do Now
In a new Google doc, write a six sentence paragraph answering this question: If you were to move to another city in the US, where would you move and why?
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Introduce Kyle's Lesson
  • City discussion
  • Budget item discussion
  • Tutorial illustration
Classwork
1. Pick your city from the list in the Google doc. Write your name in the document to show the city is taken.
2. Create a new Google doc for yourself and use the Internet to research about the city. Find at least five interesting things that a tourist could do in your new city. Put the information in the document and be sure to copy/paste the URLs of the web pages you used to find information.
3. Open the Budget Document in your Google Drive.
4. Find the minimum wage for your state (could also be for the specific city) and update that information, along with the URL, in your Budget Worksheet.
April 9, 12, & 13, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Working in pairs, students will be able to create and design a digital story that delivers a message the students want to share about a a topic of their choice that will inform or entertain using the language from class, in the appropriate narrative style using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
  1. How can digital storytelling raise consciousness about social, cultural or historical issues?
  2. What are the elements of a good story?
Do Now
1. Finish Digital Story and turn it in.
2. Check for missing summative work in the student portal. If you are missing or have an F on any of the following, please FINISH and/or FIX THEM:
  • Internet Summative
  • Wheaties Box
  • Music Video
  • Digital Story
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Personal Work Time
Classwork
Catch up
April 6, 2018 - The 6 week grading period ends TODAY! Your Digital Story is due next Friday!! If you are already done, work on catch-up work!
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Working in pairs, students will be able to create and design a digital story that delivers a message the students want to share about a a topic of their choice that will inform or entertain using the language from class, in the appropriate narrative style using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
  1. How can digital storytelling raise consciousness about social, cultural or historical issues?
  2. What are the elements of a good story?
Do Now
Make sure you are following the Checklist for Digital Story to complete your Digital Story.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Personal Work Time
Classwork
Finish Digital Story
Catch up
April 4-5, 2018 - The 6 week grading period ends THIS Friday! The Digital Story is DUE FRIDAY!
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Working in pairs, students will be able to create and design a digital story that delivers a message the students want to share about a a topic of their choice that will inform or entertain using the language from class, in the appropriate narrative style using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
  1. How can digital storytelling raise consciousness about social, cultural or historical issues?
  2. What are the elements of a good story?
Do Now
No Do Now today. Make sure you are following the Checklist for Digital Story to complete your Digital Story.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Personal Work Time
Classwork
Work on Digital Story
April 3, 2018 - The 6 week grading period ends THIS Friday! The Digital Story is DUE FRIDAY!
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Working in pairs, students will be able to create and design a digital story that delivers a message the students want to share about a a topic of their choice that will inform or entertain using the language from class, in the appropriate narrative style using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
  1. How can digital storytelling raise consciousness about social, cultural or historical issues?
  2. What are the elements of a good story?
Do Now
Make sure you are following the Checklist for Digital Story to complete your Digital Story.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Mini Lesson PowerPoint Tips
Period 8 Mini Lesson What Not To Do
Personal Work Time
Classwork
Work on Digital Story
March 23, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Working in pairs, students will be able to create and design a digital story that delivers a message the students want to share about a a topic of their choice that will inform or entertain using the language from class, in the appropriate narrative style using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
  1. How can digital storytelling raise consciousness about social, cultural or historical issues?
  2. What are the elements of a good story?
Do Now
Make sure you are following the Checklist for Digital Story to complete your Digital Story.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Personal Work Time
Classwork
Work on Digital Story
March 21-22, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Working in pairs, students will be able to create and design a digital story that delivers a message the students want to share about a a topic of their choice that will inform or entertain using the language from class, in the appropriate narrative style using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
  1. How can digital storytelling raise consciousness about social, cultural or historical issues?
  2. What are the elements of a good story?
Do Now
No Do Now today. Please continue working on your Digital Story.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Mini Lesson - Presentation Tips
Personal Work Time
Classwork
Work on Digital Story
March 19-20, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Working in pairs, students will be able to create and design a digital story that delivers a message the students want to share about a a topic of their choice that will inform or entertain using the language from class, in the appropriate narrative style using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
  1. How can digital storytelling raise consciousness about social, cultural or historical issues?
  2. What are the elements of a good story?
Do Now
In a new Google document, please discuss the importance of brainstorming your topic for research. Is it important? Why or why not? When might it be helpful?
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Mini Lesson - What NOT to do in PowerPoint!
Personal Work Time
Classwork
Work on Digital Story
March 16, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Working in pairs, students will be able to create and design a digital story that delivers a message the students want to share about a a topic of their choice that will inform or entertain using the language from class, in the appropriate narrative style using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
  1. How can digital storytelling raise consciousness about social, cultural or historical issues?
  2. What are the elements of a good story?
Do Now
Check your grades in Student Portal
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Personal Work Time
Classwork
Catch up work time
March 14/15, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Working in pairs, students will be able to create and design a digital story that delivers a message the students want to share about a a topic of their choice that will inform or entertain using the language from class, in the appropriate narrative style using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
  1. How can digital storytelling raise consciousness about social, cultural or historical issues?
  2. What are the elements of a good story?
Do Now
In a 6-sentence paragraph, answer the following questions: What topic did you and your partner choose and what interests you about the topic?
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Personal Work Time
Classwork
Continue research for your project
  • 2-column notes in MS Word or Google Docs (make sure you c/p the URL from each website you use.
  • Hand-written notes
March 12/13, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written and oral communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Working in pairs, students will be able to explain the topic they chose for the digital story in a Google form that delivers a message the students want to share about a a topic of their choice that will inform or entertain using the language from class, in the appropriate narrative style using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
  1. How can digital storytelling raise consciousness about social, cultural or historical issues?
  2. What are the elements of a good story?
Do Now
In a new Google doc, write a 6-sentence paragraph to describe what you believe is the most important social issue (for example immigration, LGBTQ rights, women's equality, etc.) of our time and why do you feel it is the most important? Upload to the classroom when you are done.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Introduce Digital Story
Personal Work Time
Exit Ticket
Classwork
Choose partner - someone you haven't already worked with in this class. Discuss topics that are of interest to you. Write down 3 - 5 topics. Come to a decision on your topic.
Read the article below:
Brainstorming - BubbleUS
Start research (If time)
  • 2-column notes in MS Word or Google Docs (make sure you c/p the URL from each website you use.
  • Hand-written notes
March 9, 2018 - The Music Video is due TODAY!!
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Students will be able to create and design a music video that shows the message they feel the artist wants to convey using the language from class, present tense using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
How has digital media changed storytelling in our society?
Do Now
Check your grades in Student Portal
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Personal Work Time
Classwork
Make Music Video Tutorial
Finish work on your individual Music Video in PowerPoint.
March 7/8, 2018 - The Music Video is due on Friday!
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Students will be able to create and design a music video that shows the message they feel the artist wants to convey using the language from class, present tense using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
How has digital media changed storytelling in our society?
Do Now
Sticky note goal setting
  • What do you want to accomplish during class today. Be specific.
  • How will you go about doing that?
  • Name, date, period
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Mini lesson - timing
Personal Work Time
SWIM Musical chairs peer review
Classwork
Make Music Video Tutorial
Continue work on your individual Music Video in PowerPoint.
March 5/6, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Students will be able to create and design a music video that shows the message they feel the artist wants to convey using the language from class, present tense using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
How has digital media changed storytelling in our society?
Do Now
Interview your closest neighbor about his/her music video. Ask these questions and write the answers on a piece of paper:
What music did you pick for your video? Why did you pick that song? What is the story you are telling with the pictures? Reverse roles. Be prepared to tell the rest of the class about the person's video.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Personal Work Time
SWIM Musical Chairs Peer Review
Classwork
Make Music Video Tutorial
Continue work on your individual Music Video in PowerPoint.
March 2, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.

Objectives

Students will be able to create and design a music video that shows the message they feel the artist wants to convey using the language from class, present tense using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
How has digital media changed how stories are told in our society?
Do Now
Pick a digital media (SnapChat, Instagram, etc.) and write a paragraph on how that media has changed storytelling. Six sentences minimum.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Mini-Lessons
  • Adding Music
Personal Work Time
Classwork
Make Music Video Tutorial
Continue work on your individual Music Video in PowerPoint.
February 28 - March 1, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
Students will be able to create and design a music video that shows the message they feel the artist wants to convey using the language from class, present tense using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
How has digital media changed how stories are told in our society?
Do Now
Sticky Note Personal Goal - What do I want to accomplish today, how will I do that? When class is over please put your sticky note on top of your other ones on the board.
  • Example - I want to finish three slides with the lyrics, pictures, and animations.
  • I will do this by watching the video tutorial again to make sure I understand.
  • I can also ask a peer for help.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Personal Work Time
Classwork
Make Music Video Tutorial
Continue work on your individual Music Video in PowerPoint.
February 26/27, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
Students will be able to create and design a music video that shows the message they feel the artist wants to convey using the language from class, present tense using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
How has digital media changed how stories are told in our society?
Do Now
In the classroom, answer the following question (not a Google doc): What is animation? Where do you most often see animation?
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
What's the story?
Mini-lessons
  • Animation
  • Transitions
Classwork
Make Music Video Tutorial
Continue work on your individual Music Video in PowerPoint.
February 23, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
  • Students will be able to create and design a music video that shows the message they feel the artist wants to convey using the language from class, present tense using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Questions
  • How has digital media changed how stories are told in our society?
Do Now
Check your grades in the student portal. If you have any questions please ask me, or other teachers when you see them.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Project work
Classwork
  • Finish Wheaties Box and turn in if you haven't already done so. If you lost your work, you will have to start over.
  • Work on Music Video if your Wheaties Box is done.
February 21/22, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
Students will be able to create and design a music video that shows the message they feel the artist wants to convey using the language from class, present tense using MS PowerPoint, the Internet, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
Essential Question
How has digital media changed how stories are told in our society?
Do Now
In a new Google doc, write a six-sentence paragraph about the type of music you like. Please be specific. For example you can write about why do you like that type? Or how it makes you veel. Or what does the artist communicate to you? Upload to the Google classroom when you are done. Write your response in a paragraph following the outline for 6 Trait Writing a Response. Be sure to use correct spelling, punctuation and capitalization. There will be a sample on the board for you to use.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Discuss music - different types, feelings
Explain project
  • Examples
Classwork
Make Music Video Tutorial
Partners Brainstorm
  • Each pick a song for their music video
  • Use Brainstorming Worksheet for both songs.
Individual Music Video in PowerPoint
February 16, 2018 - The grading period is over today!
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
  • Students will be able to create and design a Wheaties Advertisement that help convey an advertising message to be placed on the front and back of a Wheaties box using the language from class, present tense using MS Word, the Internet oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
  • Students will work collaboratively in small groups to complete the advertising activity.
Essential Questions
  • How can Wheaties use the Olympics as a way to reach customers.
Do Now
Start on your project immediately
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Classwork
Finish work on your project.
Homework
All past-due work is due today.
All Incomplete work from first semester is due today.
February 14/15, 2018 - The grading period is over on Friday. All work to be included is due on Friday!!
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
  • Students will be able to create and design a Wheaties Advertisement that help convey an advertising message to be placed on the front and back of a Wheaties box using the language from class, present tense using MS Word, the Internet oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
  • Students will work collaboratively in small groups to complete the advertising activity.
Essential Questions
  • How can Wheaties use the Olympics as a way to reach customers.
Do Now
You will be continuing work on your Wheaties box today. On a sticky note, write your name, specific goal for today, your plan (in bullets).
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Review Items
Classwork
Continue work on your project.
  • Research
  • Front/Back Covers
Homework
Finish all past-due work.
Finish all first semester Incomplete work by Friday
February 12/13, 2018 - The grading period is over on Friday. All work to be included is due on Friday!!
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
  • Students will be able to create and design a Wheaties Advertisement that help convey an advertising message to be placed on the front and back of a Wheaties box using the language from class, present tense using MS Word, the Internet oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer collaboration.
  • Students will work collaboratively in small groups to complete the advertising activity.
Essential Questions
  • How can Wheaties use the Olympics as a way to reach customers.
Do Now
  1. In a new Google doc, write a paragraph about your understanding of how businesses use advertising to communicate. Please be specific. Upload to the Google classroom when you are done. Write your response in a paragraph following the outline for 6 Trait Writing a Response. Be sure to use correct spelling, punctuation and capitalization.
  2. When you are done with your paragraph, please upload all of your MS Word documents to the Google Classroom. You do not have to turn them in if they aren't finished.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Discuss advertising
Explain project
Classwork
Pick a partner (only two people maximum)
Read the directions again and start work on the project.
Homework
Finish all past-due work
Finish all first semester Incomplete work by Friday.
February 9, 2018 Save As Word document AND Save as PDF. Upload both!
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
  • Students will be able to explain how find/replace and spelling/grammar check can help you edit using the language from class (find, replace, edit, communicate, etc.) sentence stems (The Find/replace in word processing helps you to..........) in present tense using MS Word, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer assistance.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate editing and advanced editing functions through creating documents in word processing by learning from peers, teacher showing, and practicing on their own.
Essential Questions
  • Hypothesize how formatting a word processing document has a positive impact on effective communications.
  • How can word processing help you succeed with your communications in school and a career?
Do Now
Check Infinite Campus for grades then get to work!
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Word It!
Classwork
Finish Editing, WordIt! 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9
IF YOU ARE DONE WITH EVERYTHING - 10 minutes of typing lessons and then you can play Internet Choice games, read, or do other homework.
February 7-8, 2018 Save As Word document AND Save as PDF. Upload both!
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
  • Students will be able to explain how find/replace and spelling/grammar check can help you edit using the language from class (find, replace, edit, communicate, etc.) sentence stems (The Find/replace in word processing helps you to..........) in present tense using MS Word, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer assistance.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate editing and advanced editing functions through creating documents in word processing by learning from peers, teacher showing, and practicing on their own.
Essential Questions
  • Hypothesize how formatting a word processing document has a positive impact on effective communications.
  • How can word processing help you succeed with your communications in school and a career?
Do Now
You will be writing your own class goal for today. Please wait patiently for the explanation!
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Goal setting stickies
Word It! Practice
If you have finished all the WordIt! Activities and turned into the classroom you will go to www.typing.com and work on typing LESSONS
Classwork
Find & Replace - WordIt! 7, 8, & 9
Typing Lessons when done
Exit ticket - did you meet your goals? Explain to partner.
February 5-6, 2018 Save As Word document AND Save as PDF. Upload both!
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
  • Students will be able to explain how find/replace and spelling/grammar check can help you edit using the language from class (find, replace, edit, communicate, etc.) sentence stems (The Find/replace in word processing helps you to..........) in present tense using MS Word, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer assistance.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate editing and advanced editing functions through creating documents in word processing by learning from peers, teacher showing, and practicing on their own.
Essential Questions
  • Hypothesize how formatting a word processing document has a positive impact on effective communications.
  • How can word processing help you succeed with your communications in school and a career?
Do Now
February 5/6- Find & Replace tutorial There isn't a video, just read the one page.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Word It! Practice
If you have finished all the WordIt! Activities and turned into the classroom you will go to www.typing.com and work on typing LESSONS
Classwork
  1. Finish MS Word Help and Editing
  2. Finish WordIt! 2, 3, and 5
  3. Find & Replace - WordIt! 7, 8, & 9
  4. Typing Lessons when done
January 30 - February 1, 2018 - Save As Word document AND Save as PDF. Upload both!
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
  • Students will be able to demonstrate editing and advanced editing functions including headers/footers, shortcut keys, and other formatting through the creation of documents in word processing by watching training videos, oral and written directions, peer assistance and practicing on their own.
Essential Questions
  • Hypothesize how formatting a word processing document has a positive impact on the overall effectiveness of the document.
  • How can word processing help you succeed with your communications in school and a career?
Do Now
1. January 31/February 1 - Watch the Second Video at this Link If you don't have headphones be sure to start captions. If you were not here Monday or Tuesday please also watch video 1 at the same site.
2. If you missed the summative assessment on Internet Searching you will need to come in after school or during lunch to make it up! It will go in as missing on Thursday.
  • Period 2 - Romulo, Damarquez
  • Period 5 - Joselyn, Isaac, Christopher, Dorian, Steven
  • Period 7 - Eduardo, Ozzy, Kaylene, Andrea, Jamie, Rosie, MeiLi
  • Period 8 - Nicole, Alondra, Jondrea, Victoria
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Perseverance
Word Practice
Classwork
Finish Editing and Help Practice
Get a copy of the WordIt! Book and working on these activities.
  • Activity 2 - Headers and Footers
  • Activity 3 - Shortcut Keys
  • Activity 5 - 20 Questions (Formatting)
Homework
None
January 29/30, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use oral and written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
  • Students will be able to demonstrate editing and advanced editing functions including headers/footers, shortcut keys, and other formatting through the creation of documents in word processing by watching training videos, oral and written directions, peer assistance and practicing on their own.
Essential Questions
  • Hypothesize how formatting a word processing document has a positive impact on the overall effectiveness of the document.
  • How can word processing help you succeed with your communications in school and a career?
Do Now
1. January 29/30 - Link to pop quiz!
2. If you missed the summative assessment on Internet Searching you will need to come in after school or during lunch to make it up! It will go in as missing on Thursday.
  • Period 2 - Romulo
  • Period 5 - Joselyn, Isaac, Christopher, Dorian, Steven, Ayanti
  • Period 7 - Ozzy, Kaylene, Andrea, Jamie, Rosie
  • Period 8 - Nicole, Alondra, Jondrea, Victoria
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Watch the First Video at this Link
Finish Editing and Help Practice
Intro Word It! Practice
Classwork
Editing and Help Worksheet - turn into classroom when done
Get a copy of the WordIt! Book and work on these activities.
  • Activity 2 - Headers and Footers
  • Activity 3 - Shortcut Keys
  • Activity 5 - 20 Questions (Formatting)
Homework
None
January 26, 2018 - 30 minute classes due to Pep Rally. Period 8 leave backpacks, etc. here!
Standard
  • Communications: Use oral and written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
  • Students will be able to demonstrate editing and advanced editing functions through the creation of documents in word processing by watching training videos, oral and written directions, peer assistance and practicing on their own.
    • You will demonstrate how to use each ribbon.
    • You will demonstrate how to move from ribbon to ribbon.
    • You will know how to find out what is on each ribbon.
    • You will demonstrate finding answers in the help function within word processing and put those answers to use.
Essential Questions
  • Hypothesize how formatting a word processing document has a positive impact on the overall effectiveness of the document.
  • How can word processing help you succeed with your communications in school and a career?
Do Now
1. If you missed the last class, please see me to take the pre-assessment!
Period 2 - Adrian, Karli, Elijah
Period 5 - Chyler, Christopher, Steven
Period 7 - America, Jamie, Belen
Period 8 - Vector, Jalayah
2. If you took the pre assessment go to the Google classroom and DOWNLOAD another copy of the Editing and Help Activity. Save it to your CTE Tech Apps folder. You can delete the previous one. This one should not have formatting issues. Then, immediately start on the Word Editing and Help Activity
3. If you missed the summative assessment on Internet Searching you will need to come in after school or during lunch to make it up!
  • Period 2 - Gene, Romulo
  • Period 5 - Joselyn, Isaac, Christopher, Dorian, Steven, Ayanti
  • Period 7 - Melissa, Ozzy, Kaylene, Andrea, Rhiannon, Jamie, Rosie
  • Period 8 - Nicole, Alondra, Jondrea, Victoria
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Start MS Word Editing and Help
Classwork
MS Word Editing and Help
Homework
None
January 24/25, 2018
Standard
  • Communications: Use written communications skills in creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas including technical terminology and information.
  • Employability and Career Development: Explore, obtain, and develop skills for ensuring a successful business career.
Objectives
  • Students will be able to demonstrate saving documents to a specific place through the creation of documents in word processing with oral and written directions, peer assistance and practicing on their own.
  • Students will start to understand the four main functions of word processing using the language from class (type, edit, print, save) sentence stems (The four main functions of word processing are ..........) in present tense using MS Word, oral and written directions, teacher-made example, and peer assistance.
Essential Questions
  • Hypothesize how formatting a word processing document has a positive impact on the overall effectiveness of the document.
  • How can word processing help you succeed with your communications in school and a career?
Do Now
Use this Link to Quia Create an account as a STUDENT and find the correct class.
Take the Word Pre-assessment
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Intro to MS Word
Classwork
Shortcut to desktop
Folder for saving
Open/Save As
Discussion what is word processing
Homework
None
January 22/23, 2018
Standard
  • Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
Objectives
Students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of searching skills by completing a summative assessment with the support of a search engines, the Internet, and oral, and written directions.
Essential Questions
  1. Why is it important to perform good and effective Internet searches?
Do Now
  • In the Google classroom, open the summative assessment and begin work on it.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Summative Internet Search
Intro WP if time
Classwork
Summative Internet Search
Homework
None
January 18/19, 2018
Standard
  • Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
Objectives
Students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of searching skills, to explain the difference between opinion and fact and how to determine if information is opinion or fact with the support of a search engine, oral, and written directions.
Essential Questions
  1. Why is it important to perform good and effective Internet searches?
Do Now
  1. In a new Google doc in the Google classroom, type the keywords (JUST THE KEYWORDS) you would use to search for the following (do not do the actual search, just the keywords):
    • Who invented bubble gum?
    • When was the Internet invented?
    • How old was Barack Obama when he became the President?
  2. Name 3 things you need before you can use the Internet.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Opinion vs. Fact
Searching Activities
Classwork
Active listening
Finish both Internet Hunts
Exit Ticket
Homework
None
January 16/17, 2018
Standard
  • Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
Objectives
Students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of Internet search engines and searching skills and be able to explain the purpose of using keywords to search in present tense with the support of a search engine, oral, and written directions.
Essential Questions
Why is it important to perform good and effective Internet searches?
Do Now
In the Google classroom question and in your own words, please define a search engine (don't just name some). You can use the following sentence stem if you are stuck:
A search engine is a ------------------------------------------------ which gives someone the ability to -----------------------------------------------------.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Searching Activities
Classwork
Active listening
Innovators in Computing - Finish both hunts
Homework
None
January 12, 2018
Standard
  • Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
Objectives
Students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of Internet search engines and searching skills and be able to explain the purpose of using keywords to search in present tense with the support of a search engine, oral, and written directions.
Essential Questions
Why is it important to perform good and effective Internet searches?
Do Now
Link to Internet Word Wall
Pick 5 words on the list and copy/paste the word and definition into a new Google document. Then, type an example of each of the words. They are some of the words you are learning about.
Agenda
Do Now
CLO
Searching Activities
Classwork
Active listening
Innovators in Computing
January 10-11, 2018
Standard
  • Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
Objectives
Students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of Internet search engines and searching skills and be able to explain the purpose of using keywords to search in present tense with the support of a search engine, oral, and written directions.
Essential Questions
Why is it important to perform good and effective Internet searches?
Do Now
Sign into the NEW Google classroom and answer the questions in a NEW Google Doc:
Reflect on your first semester classes and work by answering these three questions:
  • What went well and how can you learn from this?
  • What do you want to change and how will you make the change?
  • What do you want to do this semester that you did not do last semester?
Agenda
Active Listening reminder
Introduce Innovators in Computing with PP Presentation
Examples of Boolean Searching
Exit Ticket
Classwork
Active listening
A Google A Day
January 8-9, 2018 - WELCOME BACK!
Standard
  • Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
Objectives
Students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of Internet search engines and searching skills and be able to explain the purpose of using keywords to search in present tense with the support of a search engine, oral, and written directions.
Essential Questions
Why is it important to perform good and effective Internet searches?
Do Now
Find a seat. Please do not logon yet!
Agenda
Do Now
CLO and Agenda
Do Now discussion
Goals and expectations for class
Straw Towers














Sticky Note Goal Setting.jpg

Last 15 minutes: Exit Ticket - Everyone turn and talk to a partner about your sticky note goal. Did you meet it? Why or why not? What do you still need to do? Partner tells what they think of your reasons for meeting or not meeting your goals. Reflect on your sticky note.