4th Quarter

Test 1A

Week 1

Monday April 11
No School

Tuesday, April 12
Wednesday, April 13

Thursday, April 14
Friday, April 15
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Week 2

Tuesday, April 26
Wednesday, April 27

1. Do Now
Headline news story from the Detroit News vs. the
Detroit Free Press
Newspaper Worksheet.doc

2. CNN Video

3. News Article

4. 5 Parts of a news article worksheet

Thursday, April 28
Friday, April 29

1. Do Now

2. Make-up Assignments

Week 3

Monday, May 2

Tuesday, May 3

1. Do Now

2. View PowerPoint 3:3 News elements

Journalism - News Elements

3. Fill out combination Notemaking worksheet.

4. The elements of news:
· Proximity
· Prominence
· Timeliness
· Consequence
· Human interest
Define and illustrate each element

Wednesday, May 4

Thursday, May 5

1. Do Now

2. Activity 3:2A Recognizing News Elements:
Determine which news items are for school, city
or both.

Friday, May 6
1. Do Now:

2. Make-up Assignments

Week 4

Monday, May 9
1. Do Now

2. Make-up Assignments

Tuesday, May 10
Wednesday, May 11
1. Do Now
  • Copyediting
  • Target Capitalization
2. Powerpoint
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3. Active and Pasive voice
  • Activity 3:1A Active voice vs. Passive Voice WS

Thursday, May 12
Friday, May 13
1. Do Now
  • Copyediting
  • Target: State Abbreviations

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3. Active and Passive voice WS
  • Change passive voice sentences to active voice sentences.

4. Review Exercises

Week 5

Monday, May 16
Tuesday, May 17
1. Do Now
  • Copyediting
  • Target Active Voice

2. Using Third Person

Wednesday, May 18
Thursday, May 19
1. Do Now
  • Copyediting
  • Target Dates and Times

2. Activity 3:1C Using Third Person WS

Week 6

Monday, May 23
Tuesday, May 24
1. Do Now
  • Copyediting
  • Target: Numbers



Wednesday, May 25
Thursday, May 26
  1. Do Now

  • Copyediting
  • Target: Quote Attribution

Activity 3:12 Practicing Transitions

Week 7

Tuesday, May 31
Wednesday, June 1
  1. Do Now
  • Copyediting
  • Target: Transpositions
2. Activity 3:13 Ranking the Facts
Rank the top 8 facts in order.
Type in Activity 3:14 doc.

Thursday, June 2
Friday, June 3
  1. Open Sample Copy Form

  1. Copy and paste news story about Maxwell Adam Borthmanin Microsoft Office Word.
  2. Open Microsoft Office Publisher
  3. Click "Newsletter"
  4. Choose a Template you like.
  5. Copy and paste news article onto front page

Week 8

Monday, June 6

Group A & B
Mr. Williams
What is your idea of a perfect school?
A blueprint is a rough sketch or picture of a given area that includes all landscape, buildings and monuments.

What you will do:
  1. Each student will work on their own.
  2. Select a school blueprint.
  3. If you were given a school with 10 classrooms, which classes would you have for your grade level? (Karate, dance class engineering class, etc....)Label 10 classrooms.
  4. Look around at every aspect of the landscape of the area containing your school buildings, gated, basketball courts, grassy hill areas, construction, parking lots, etc..
  5. Color your blueprint. Label all areas.

Finished? Complete missing Assignments.

Tuesday, June 7
Wednesday, June 8
Thursday, June 9
Friday, June 10

What you will do:
  1. Open your Microsoft Publisher Newsletter.
  2. Look at your Secondary Story Headline to see how many words will fit in this area.
  3. Open Activity 3:12 Practicing Transitions that you saved in your (v) drive. I have copies of this worksheet if you need one.
  4. Type "Cheers for Cherry Pie fill gymnasium "in theSample Style doc..
  5. Copy and paste in Secondary Story Headline of your Publisher.Newsletter.
  6. Please change ALL the schools mentioned in the articles to ATA.
  7. Openexternal image empty.png 8D 2010 page1.pub
  8. Copy and paste the INSIDE THIS ISSUE from the 8D publication to your newsletter. You will have to copy and paste each text box seperately. Be patient.

Complete missing Assignments

Monday, June 13
Tuesday, June 14

  1. Open your Microsoft Publisher Newsletter.
  2. Newsletter Title → Anchor News
  3. Lead Story Headline → Headline for Maxwell Borthman’s Story
    • By (your name)
    • Change Columbia Middle Schoolto ATA Middle School
    • Insert picture
  4. Secondary Story Headline →
    • INSERT a story from newspaper OR
    • Copy and Paste Headline: Cheers for Cherry pie fill gymnasium
    • Type (CNN) – before the lead summary
    • Copy and Paste story from Activity 3:14 doc.
  5. In the SPECIAL POINTS OF INTEREST text box, copy and paste a QUOTE (Google: “Quotable Quotes"} that pertains to the two articles or a poem and picture about the season.
  6. Inside This Issue →